Special Field Museum Program
For Immediate Release
Contact: Field Museum PR Department
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"Extreme Life in the Liquid Lakes of Antarctica"
|What:||An international team of scientists will discuss recent discoveries in the lakes of Antarctica. Learn about newly discovered extremeophiles — organisms that survive and thrive in extreme climates. The program will feature never-before-seen underwater film footage. Free with Museum admission.
The program celebrates the opening of The Field Museum's Robert A. Pritzker Center for Meteoritics and Polar Studies.
|Where:||James Simpson Theatre at
The Field Museum
1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
|When:||Saturday, Apr. 18, 2009 at 1:00 p.m.|
|Details:||Media please note — some scientists will be available for interviews Friday, April 17. Please call to inquire.|
|Schedule:||1-2:30 p.m. — Welcoming remarks, a brief film, and a panel discussion with scientists
2:30-2:40 p.m. — Question and answer session
2:40-3:15 p.m. — National Science Foundation medals awarded to expedition members and ribbon cutting for Robert A. Pritzker Center for Meteoritics and Polar Studies.
For more information visit fieldmuseum.org or expedition.tawanifoundation.org/
|RSVP:||Media may call 312-665-7100 (Field Museum PR office) or email email@example.com to RSVP for the April 18 event.|