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Riccardo Levi-Setti, Holocaust survivor who uncovered trilobites and subatomic particles, dies at 91 - SFGate

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 6:40pm

SFGate

Riccardo Levi-Setti, Holocaust survivor who uncovered trilobites and subatomic particles, dies at 91
SFGate
Riccardo Levi-Setti, an Italian-born Holocaust survivor who became a pathbreaking physicist at the University of Chicago, uncovering subatomic particles while traveling the world in search of trilobites, ancient arthropods he called "the butterflies of ...

Riccardo Levi-Setti, Holocaust survivor who uncovered trilobites and subatomic particles, dies at 91 - Washington Post

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 4:49pm

Washington Post

Riccardo Levi-Setti, Holocaust survivor who uncovered trilobites and subatomic particles, dies at 91
Washington Post
Riccardo Levi-Setti, an Italian-born Holocaust survivor who became a pathbreaking physicist at the University of Chicago, uncovering subatomic particles while traveling the world in search of trilobites, ancient arthropods he called “the butterflies of ...

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Some of Earth's first animals—including a mysterious, alien-looking creature—are spilling out of Canadian rocks - Science Magazine

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 11:01am

Some of Earth's first animals—including a mysterious, alien-looking creature—are spilling out of Canadian rocks
Science Magazine
Ridged trilobite fossils poke out from exposed layers, but on this expedition, they don't even warrant a second glance. At the quarry, most people split rock while Caron's grad students help ROM curator Maryam Akrami pack away the most recent finds in ...

Riccardo Levi-Setti, Holocaust survivor who uncovered trilobites and subatomic particles, dies at 91 - Washington Post

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 1:00am
Riccardo Levi-Setti, Holocaust survivor who uncovered trilobites and subatomic particles, dies at 91  Washington Post

Riccardo Levi-Setti, an Italian-born Holocaust survivor who became a pathbreaking physicist at the University of Chicago, uncovering subatomic particles while ...

Voting ends Friday to designate a Provincial Fossil symbol - CHEK

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 2:14pm

CHEK

Voting ends Friday to designate a Provincial Fossil symbol
CHEK
Another candidate is an ammonite called Canadoceras yokoyamai, discovered near Nanaimo and between 80 and 85 years old. Other fossils to consider are the salmon, lace crab, trilobite, ichthyosaur and yabeina columbiana. The voting period ends Friday ...

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British Columbians asked to choose a fossil to represent the province - CityNews Vancouver

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 1:30pm

CityNews Vancouver

British Columbians asked to choose a fossil to represent the province
CityNews Vancouver
COURTENAY (NEWS 1130) – British Columbians who haven't yet marked their ballots in a referendum on electoral reform could distract themselves a little longer by voting for an official fossil symbol for the province. The Forests and Lands Ministry came ...

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BC holds vote for favourite fossil after museum gets 18000 donated - The Province

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:16pm

The Province

BC holds vote for favourite fossil after museum gets 18000 donated
The Province
He says international scientists have gone through the Courtenay museum's collections that were found on Vancouver Island to describe new creatures. The other candidates for official fossil of B.C. are the ammonite, salmon, lace crab, trilobite ...
British Columbians asked to choose a fossil to represent the provinceCityNews Vancouver

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BC holds vote for favourite fossil after museum gets 18000 donated - National Post

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:13pm

BC holds vote for favourite fossil after museum gets 18000 donated
National Post
He says international scientists have gone through the Courtenay museum's collections that were found on Vancouver Island to describe new creatures. The other candidates for official fossil of B.C. are the ammonite, salmon, lace crab, trilobite ...

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BC holds vote for favourite fossil after museum gets 18000 donated - Times Colonist

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 12:12pm

The Province

BC holds vote for favourite fossil after museum gets 18000 donated
Times Colonist
He says international scientists have gone through the Courtenay museum's collections that were found on Vancouver Island to describe new creatures. The other candidates for official fossil of B.C. are the ammonite, salmon, lace crab, trilobite ...
British Columbians asked to choose a fossil to represent the provinceCityNews Vancouver

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B.C. holds vote for favourite fossil after museum receives major donation - CTV News

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 1:00am
B.C. holds vote for favourite fossil after museum receives major donation  CTV News

The Forests and Lands Ministry came up with the online vote after the Royal BC Museum in Victoria received a donation of 18000 fossils dating back 52 million ...

B.C. holds vote for favourite fossil after museum gets 18,000 fossils donated - The Province

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 1:00am
B.C. holds vote for favourite fossil after museum gets 18,000 fossils donated  The Province

British Columbians who haven't yet marked their ballots in a referendum on electoral reform could distract themselves a little longer by voting for an official fossil ...

British Columbians asked to choose a fossil to represent the province - CityNews Vancouver

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 1:00am
British Columbians asked to choose a fossil to represent the province  CityNews Vancouver

British Columbians who haven't yet marked their ballots in a referendum on electoral reform could distract themselves a little longer by voting for an official fossil ...

Riccardo Levi-Setti, famed physicist, fossil-hunting 'rock star,' dead at 91 - Chicago Sun-Times

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:00pm

Chicago Sun-Times

Riccardo Levi-Setti, famed physicist, fossil-hunting 'rock star,' dead at 91
Chicago Sun-Times
Trilobites tell me of ancient marine shores teeming with budding life, when silence was only broken by the wind, the breaking of the waves, or by the thunder of storms and volcanoes,” he wrote in his 1975 book “Trilobites.” “I like to dig for ...

Could you put yourself inside the mind of a trilobite? Oren Harman has... - Jewish Chronicle

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 6:21am

Jewish Chronicle

Could you put yourself inside the mind of a trilobite? Oren Harman has...
Jewish Chronicle
You cannot truly understand jealousy unless you put yourself inside the mind of a trilobite, the first creature on earth to develop an eye. But it's OK. Oren Harman, professor of the history of science at Bar Ilan University, has done it for us, in ...

Riccardo Levi-Setti, famed physicist, fossil-hunting ‘rock star,’ dead at 91 - Chicago Sun-Times

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 1:00am
Riccardo Levi-Setti, famed physicist, fossil-hunting ‘rock star,’ dead at 91  Chicago Sun-Times

Retired U. of C. physicist Riccardo Levi-Setti was also a rock star — a renowned authority on trilobite fossils,. He died Nov. 8 in Hyde Park at 91.

Could you put yourself inside the mind of a trilobite? Oren Harman has... - Jewish Chronicle

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 1:00am
Could you put yourself inside the mind of a trilobite? Oren Harman has...  Jewish Chronicle

You cannot truly understand jealousy unless you put yourself inside the mind of a trilobite, the first creature on earth to develop an eye. But it's OK. Oren Harman ...

Trilobites: Hurricane Harvey Passed Over, but These Fish Kept Making Babies - NY Times Science - (e) Science News

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 1:00am
Trilobites: Hurricane Harvey Passed Over, but These Fish Kept Making Babies - NY Times Science  (e) Science News

Underwater audio recordings rescued from Hurricane Harvey showed that the urge to spawn was more powerful than a category 4 storm.

Riccardo Levi-Setti, physicist and trilobite collector, 1927-2018 - UChicago News

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 3:15pm

Riccardo Levi-Setti, physicist and trilobite collector, 1927-2018
UChicago News
Prof. Emeritus Riccardo Levi-Setti, a pioneering physicist and Holocaust survivor whose wide-ranging interests spanned cosmic rays to microscopy to trilobite fossils, died Nov. 8 in Chicago at age 91. Referred to as a “Renaissance man” by his ...

Ice Age Asteroid Crater Discovered Beneath Greenland Glacier - The New York Times

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 1:00am
Ice Age Asteroid Crater Discovered Beneath Greenland Glacier  The New York Times

It is the first impact crater discovered under one of Earth's ice sheets, according to the scientists who found it.