Author: Alex Fox

Alex Fox

Alex Fox is an intern in the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History’s Office of Communications and Public Affairs. His science journalism has appeared in Nature, Science, The San Jose Mercury News, and Mongabay. He recently completed the graduate program in Science Communication at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He also has a post-baccalaureate certificate in ecology from Columbia University and a B.A. in liberal arts from Sarah Lawrence College. This fall he will serve as the onboard science communicator for a two month oceanographic expedition travelling from Alaska to Tahiti.

The Smithsonian embedded the first Ceratosaurus ever discovered in the wall of the National Museum of Natural History in 1911. It remained stuck in the wall for more than 100 years. (Smithsonian Institution)
The Nation’s T. rex decapitating a Triceratops in its new pose as the centerpiece of the

An Elegy for Hatcher the Triceratops

August 10th, 2018, 8:15AM
The Nation’s T. rex decapitating a Triceratops in its new pose as the centerpiece of the David H. Koch Hall of Fossils – Deep Time, a 31,000-square-foot dinosaur and fossil exhibit slated to open June 8, 2019. (Smithsonian Institution)