China News Net Nanjing December 31 (reporter Yang Yanci) Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, learned Wednesday that the results of the 2021 Top 10 national science advances in geology and paleontology were released.

Nanjing Museum of Paleontology, Changzhou Museum, Fossil Net, Tianmu Geoscience Museum Space, Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, College of Paleontology, Shenyang Normal University, Liaoning Provincial Department of Natural Resources, Northwest University, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region Geological Museum, Zigong Dinosaur Museum, Dalian Dinosaur Light Year Museum Co., LTD and other research institutes , museums, universities, cultural and creative enterprises led the completion of a number of geology and paleontology science achievements were selected.

The annual selection of the Top Ten Progress in National Science Popularization in Geology and paleontology is sponsored by the Science Popularization Work Committee of the Paleontological Society of China, with the purpose of promoting the national science popularization in paleontology, vigorously publicizing the knowledge of paleontology, enhancing the social influence of the communication of geology and paleontology science, and fully reflecting the important work progress made by the paleontological science education base in one year.

In this year’s selection, excellent achievements are recommended by members or units, and all members of the Science Popularizing Work Committee of the Paleontological Society of China vote to select the “Top Ten Progress in National Science Popularizing Geology and paleontology in 2021”.

The top 10 advances in national geology and paleontology science in 2021 are as follows: The Evolving Earth, Nanjing Museum of Paleontology, “Evolving Life” was selected as one of the top ten popular science works of “Dianzan ·2021 Popular Science in China”, “Journey from Dragon to Bird” popular science exhibition of Changzhou Museum, “The 9th National Conference of Fossil Lovers” of Fossil Net and Tiangu Earth Natural Museum Space, “Chinese Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology Development History Exhibition” of Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Shenyang Normal University Paleontology College and Liaoning Paleontology Museum Cretaceous “lotus” fossil special exhibition.

The other five are “Special Exhibition of Mass Extinction Fossils in the History of Earth Evolution” by Liaoning Museum of Paleontology and Liaoning Provincial Department of Natural Resources, “Integration of Science and Education Series of Geology and paleontology in primary and secondary schools” by Northwest University, “Vientiane Renewal” popular science exhibition by Geological Museum of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, “2021 China · Zigong Dinosaur Art Week” by Zigong Dinosaur Museum, and Dalian Dinosaur Light Years Museum explore “ Dinosaur Island”.