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X-Ray Vision: Fish Inside Out

X-Ray Vision: Fish Inside Out

February 4, 2012 – August 5, 2012

Natural History Museum
10th and Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC

Location: 1st Floor, North Center, The Sant Ocean Hall Focus Gallery

Striking x-radiographs of the museum's world-leading collection of fish specimens are used to explore how scientists understand evolutionary development by studying fish skeletons, fin spines, teeth, and other physical structures. Created using the latest digital x-ray technology, the images reveal delicate and exquisite details and tell these sea creatures’ unforgettable story. The exhibition is based on the work being done by the museum's scientists.

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