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Summary

A new permanent exhibition, "The Earliest Traces of Life," opens at the National Museum of Natural History. A highlight of the exhibition is 3.5 billion-year-old stromatolite--fossilized blue-green algae and bacteria--the oldest direct evidence of life on Earth.

Subject

  • Earliest Traces of Life, The (Exhibition)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7098, "Robert McC. Adams Chronology."

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

June 27, 1986

Topic

  • Natural History
  • Paleoontology
  • Exhibitions
  • Natural history
  • Paleobiology

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