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Mosasaur: Died in Cretaceous Period, Found in 1975, Displayed in 2017

Mosasaur: Died in Cretaceous Period, Found in 1975, Displayed in 2017

Back in his day, Craig Slover walked to school—and found the fossil remains of a thirty-foot-long mosasaur. A cast of the fossil now hangs from the ceiling of the Eyring Science Center. Dr. Rod Scheetz, curator of the BYU Museum of Paleontology, said the fossil’s jaw shows definite scarring—evidence of violent interactions with other mosasaurs.

Quey Hebrew Lecture: Sustaining a Metallic Society

Quey Hebrew Lecture: Sustaining a Metallic Society

Over two hundred years ago, the world began to change. Massive, metal machinery replaced human hands to increase manufacturing efficiency. Factories cut into small-town skylines as our dependency on metals became increasingly apparent. But how have we been able to maintain the constant output of metallic materials since the Industrial Revolution? Can we continue at this hurried pace?