Paolo Viscardi

Thursday, November 15 2012 at 7:30PM

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Paolo Viscardi

What's the talk about?

From mermaids to the Montauk monster, there is an interest in the unusual that can whip up a storm of speculation and spectacle. Cutting through hype, sensationalism and misinformation is vital when searching for the truth.

Paolo Viscardi is a natural history curator at the Horniman Museum in Southeast London, specialising in stones, bones and mermaid anatomy. Join him in exploring some weird objects from the past and present - using scientific methods to get beneath the surface of monsters, mermaids and mistaken identities.