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How Birds Work: Eggs - Arnold Arboretum - Free Lecture

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Lorna Gibson, PhD, Matoula S. Salapatas Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT

How does an egg become an egg? Why do chickens continue to lay eggs day after day? What controls the shape of eggs? Why do eggs of different species of birds have different colors? And how strong are eggshells?

In this talk, which follows previous talks about bird flight, migration, and feathers, Lorna Gibson answers common questions about bird eggs.

Fee Free, but registration requested.

Register at or call 617-384-5277.

Arnold Arboretum
Hunnewell Building
125 Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Sponsor(s): Arnold Arboretum
Time(s): 7pm-8pm
Cost: Free, but registration requested
Phone: 617-384-5277

Published on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.
All information is subject to change.

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