In the Press

Dr. Kenneth Lacovara’s work has been featured in national media outlets including newspapers, television, and radio. He has appeared as a guest on the Melissa Harris-Perry Show and NPR’s Science Friday, All Things Considered, and You’re the Expert. Lacovara has also appeared in numerous television documentaries including ABC’s Born to Explore, and on the Discovery and National Geographic channels.

News Articles

Discover Top 100 Stories of 2014
Discover Top 100 Stories of 2014

New York Times
Behind a Shopping Center in New Jersey, Signs of a Mass Extinction

New York Times
Argentine Dinosaur Was an Estimated 130,000 Pounds, and Still Growing

The Wall Street Journal
New Species of Dinosaur Weighed as Much as a Dozen Elephants

The Washington Post
Newly discovered dinosaur, Dreadnoughtus, takes title of largest terrestrial animal

Philadelphia Inquirer
$25 Million Gift to Edelman Fossil Park

WIRED profile, Jul 2017

Business Insider,  Top 10 TED Talks of 2016

Kenneth Lacovara uses robotics and 3D mapping to piece together ancient creatures from the Cretaceous Period

Discover Magazine, 100 Top Stories of 2001, 2013, 2014
Digital fossils bring dinos to life
Introducing the heavyweight dino of the world

Rowan to buy South Jersey fossil pit that may hold answers to age-old questions

National Geographic Book Talk
Why T. rex’s Puny Arms are a Sign of Strength

SNJ Today
Lacovara wins Nautilus Award for Why Dinosaurs Matter


Lacovara at the GQ shoot in The Explorers Club
Lacovara at the GQ shoot in The Explorers Club

How a Boy Who Was Obsessed with Dinosaurs Discovered Dreadnoughtus

Why the Success of “Jurassic World” Matters to Science

Drexel University
Dreadnoughtus: A New Dinosaur Discovery

Melissa Harris-Perry Show
New science shows dinosaurs had feathers

The Verge
Printing dinosaurs: the mad science of new paleontology


Lacovara on NPR's Science Friday
Lacovara on NPR’s Science Friday

Science Friday
Why Do Dinosaurs Matter?

RadioTimes with Marty Moss-Coane
Why Dinosaurs Matter

TED Radio Hour
What is the Anthropocene?

Science Friday
Supermassive Dinosaur Would Have ‘Feared Nothing’

Science Friday
Science Goes to the Movies: ‘Jurassic World’

Science Friday
The discovery of Paralititan, a new, super-massive dinosaur from Egypt

RadioTimes with Marty Moss-Coane
What’s new with dinosaurs

INK Hour
How I Became a Paleontologist

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