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Seventy Elders

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Seventy Elders: Appointed by Moses, at G-d’s behest, to assist him in leading the Israelites. Moses conferred upon them from the divine spirit that he was blessed with.
They should have been among the elders who gathered at the Tabernacle, upon whom G‑d conferred of Moses' spirit, but instead remained in the camp. But why didn't they join the rest of the elders?
Departure from Sinai, The People Ask For Meat, The Seventy Elders, Miriam's Sin
Granted, asking for meat is not the most spiritual exercise, but what is it about the request that so offends Moses?
Eldad and Medad are the protagonists of a cryptic episode in the portion of Behaalotecha
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