Specimen wall

These are a selection of the questions on the specimen wall in Investigate. The questions can be investigated through the specimens you will find in the gallery.

Examples:

  • What is a feather's weight?
  • Solid as a rock?
  • How narrow is a hair's breadth?
Cartoon image of lab coats with T.rex name label

In 2003 nearly 12,000 scientists from over 60 countries came to work at the Museum.