The Tarbosaurus Project

A cooperation between the Paleontological Museum, University of Oslo, Norway and Institute of Paleobiology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland.


A peek into the brain, October 1999

Just before the material was returned to Poland we managed to get into the computer tomography (CT) laboratory at Ullevål Hospital. This was the oldest patient they ever had!

The braincase in the tomograph
Mona, head of the laboratory, helps us with the digital processing.
The first 3D pictures of the Tarbosaurus brain. The volume of the brain was 0.19 litres., less than a cup of coffee!!

Publisert 25. jan. 2010 11:22 - Sist endret 18. jan. 2013 10:31