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Cypriote and Other Antiquities in the Collection of Angelos and Emily Tsirides

Why the T. rex had teeny tiny arms


New paleontological research has discovered the reason why the Tyrannosaurus rex didn't need bigger arms. The Tyrannosaurus rex was a fearsome apex predator during its day, and it looked the part. Except for its rather goofy-looking tiny arms, which — in comparison to the rest of the beast's mighty, 12-metre body - seem pretty useless.


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Missing Link For Wonky-Eyed Fish Discovered


The face of a flounder, sole, halibut or other flatfish looks like a hodgepodge of mismatched puzzle pieces forced together, with eyes that don't seem to match one another nor the orientation of the animal's mouth.


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NASA Launches X-Ray Telescope


Technicians installed one half of the payload fairing over the NuSTAR May 22 as they processed it and the Pegasus rocket for launch.


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Your distant human ancestor? He may have had a shark head

Now-extinct fish was among first to split from sharks and later evolved into many species


In fact, this now-extinct fish was among the first to split from sharks, whose bones are made of cartilage, to evolve into a line of tough-boned species that includes everything from bony fish to human beings. A new analysis finds that this controversial class of animals was more shark-like than expected.


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Warming Turns Tundra to Forest


Models made previous to this research had indicated that the potential impact of forestation in the Arctic tundra could increase Arctic warming by an extra 1 to 2 degrees Celsius by the late 21st Century.


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From 01/01/2018 visits to the Museum of the Tsirides Foundation will take place after an appointment with Mrs. Lula Roupina on the phone 99526029.


Prehistoric Treasures

FossilsMineralsMeteoritesAntiquities

Why the T. rex had teeny tiny arms

23/04/2014

Missing Link For Wonky-Eyed Fish Discovered

26/06/2012

Your distant human ancestor? He may have had a shark head

14/06/2012

NASA Launches X-Ray Telescope

14/06/2012

Warming Turns Tundra to Forest

05/06/2012


»Invitation: Cypriote and Other Antiquities in the Collection of Angelos and Emily Tsirides

09/12/2011

»Preparations for first Natural History Museum begin in 2012

22/10/2010

»Dinosaur Planet Documentary

27/04/2012