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Use Science to “Hack” Your Big Idea this Weekend at HMNS!
March 31, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Calling all particle physicists, designers, open source ninjas, molecular biologists, students, programmers, and rocket scientists to join forces at Science Hack Day Houston 2016, hosted by the Houston Museum of Natural Science! Science Hack Day Houston is an overnight marathon event from April 2 to 3, open to anyone excited about making things through science. […]

HMNS Unveils Ground-breaking Discovery: Soft Tissue from the Dinosaur Age!
March 30, 2016 · 1 Comment

Well, the news is out, and here’s the scoop. The Houston Museum of Natural Science is involved in the next great discovery in the world of paleontology. In the forests of Myanmar, scientists have unearthed several pieces of 99-million-year-old amber that contain some of the best-preserved prehistoric lizards ever found. These little creatures walked alongside […]

Families First: HMNS Expands Accessibility to Accommodate Autism Spectrum Disorders
March 28, 2016 · 5 Comments

Families come in many shapes, many sizes and many kinds. We at the Houston Museum of Natural Science are always looking for ways to make our halls and collections more accessible to families of every background. That’s why we’re excited to announce our new resources for families of children with sensory sensitivities and autism spectrum […]

Mark Your Calendars for these events happening at HMNS 3/28-4/3
March 27, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Bust out your planners, calendars, and PDAs (if you are throwback like that), it’s time to mark your calendars for the HMNS events of this week! Lecture – The Poison in Our Food Supply by Thierry VrainTuesday, Mar. 296:30 p.m.Soil biologist and genetic engineer Dr. Thierry Vrain has studied first-hand the damage done to our […]

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From Our Collections: a Manangya katsina

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I am looking for the word, s. meaning "Snow dancer" in the Sioux language.

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very interesting! I saw the wonderful event wherein Venus appeared to be in the arms of the new moon (was that a poem by Sir Patrick Spence?) Your picture of the airplane in front of the full moon is dated.


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