Saturday, March 28, 2009

First Ever Casts Of Homo Floresiensis To Be Unveiled At Stony Brook University

Photo from Science Museum

Apparently, the first ever casts of Homo floresiensis or "Hobbit" will be unveiled at the 7th Annual Human Evolution Symposium at Stony Brook University on Tuesday, April 21st, 2009 courtesy of the National Research and Development Center for Archaeology in Jakarta, Indonesia. This symposium will be convened by Richard Leakey, famous paleoanthropologist and Anthropology professor of Stony Brooks. “Hobbits in the Haystack: Homo floresiensis and Human Evolution,” is hosted by the Turkana Basin Institute at Stony Brook.

Click here for the press release from Stony Brook. This all-day symposium is open to the public. Check website for ticket pricing and questions. I HAVE to be there ...

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