We haven’t talked about a movie in a while, and since I’ve written before about Mary Anning, it seemed appropriate to discuss the recent film Ammonite based on her life.
Science Corner: Digging into Natural History
Anning was a 19th century fossil collector whose work would form the foundation of paleontology. She found some of the first ichthyosaur, plesiosaur and pterosaur skeletons.
Science Corner: Objects in Poster May Be Further Away Than They Appear
And if you like her story, you might enjoy Rogue One, which looks to be telling the story of another woman who doesn’t exactly fit the usual molds, making her the perfect candidate to pull of a mission everyone thinks is impossible.