There was a Fossil Lab at the museum where technicians were working on ancient bones. Most of them had written out signboards explaining what they were doing (in this case, looking at 4-million-year-old whale bones from Oregon), and this man also posted a note saying that what we saw on the monitor was what he was seeing through the microscope.
The “dinosaur exhibit” -- as everybody calls it, although it’s much more than that -- in the newly reopened fossil hall at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History is fascinating.
Best to view in "Original" because other versions resized by Pbase are decidedly unsharp.
‘Irish Elk,” on display since 1872, posted earlier: