Chicago’s George Lucas Museum gains approval with the promise of more parkland

November 2, 2015 by  
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It seems George Lucas fans have a win in Chicago , as the city has just approved zoning for the mountainous Lucas Museum of Narrative Art . Designed by MAD , the sloping building reaches two volcano-like peaks, sitting just a stone’s throw from the Shedd Aquarium and Field Museum. The museum proposal  has been battling for approval after receiving mixed reactions, particularly from some local environmentalists who felt the museum would take over public land. Read the rest of Chicago’s George Lucas Museum gains approval with the promise of more parkland

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Ancestors of Mammals May Have Survived Largest Mass-Extinction in History in Antarctica

December 4, 2009 by  
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The largest mass-extinction in the world is considered to have happened about 252 million years ago due to quick global warming or climate change. A new study shows how some ancestors of mammals are believed to have survived this mass-extinction. Jörg Fröbisch and Kenneth Angielczyk from The Field Museum along with Christian Sidor from the University of Washington have recently identified the fossil remains of such a species in Antarctica.

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