Science Express – Whales research

Science Express takes place on the first Thursday of every month, here at Te Papa.

On Thursday 3 April, Anton van Helden, Te Papa’s Collection Manager, Marine Mammals, talked about current whale research.

Listen to Anton’s talk here: Media no longer available

The next Science Express, on Thursday 1 May, also links to whales. If you’ve watched Search and Destroy in Whales Tohorā and seen the sperm whale hunting a giant squid, you won’t want to miss it!

Science Express @ Te Papa: Colossal Squid: The Dissection

The biggest colossal squid ever caught is stored in Te Papa. Join world-renowned marine biologist Dr Steve O’Shea to discuss the findings from its dissection.

Proudly supported by GNS Science and the Royal Society of New Zealand, Wellington Branch.

Thursday 1 May, 6.30pm–8pm.
Level 4 Espresso. Free entry.

All past Science Express sessions and recordings Media no longer available

3 Responses

  1. Kaitlyn

    This is a really cool site. I really do like whales and I would like it if they would add more about whales!

  2. pamelalovis

    Thanks Lucy – all sorted now and normal service has been resumed. Hope you’re not too cold and are having fun at Museums and the Web 🙂

  3. Lucy

    Couldn’t get to the talk but would love to listen – but I can’t get the link to work – Maybe the . in the title?


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