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August 29, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

    Check out our New Exhibit!Gems of the Sea: The Guido T. Poppe Collection World class. One of a kind. Never before seen. Made by mollusks. The Philippines consists of over 7,500 islands in Southeast Asia, totaling a land area of approximately 116,000 square miles, and giving the Philippines the longest coastlines of any […]

Enter to Win! 100 years of inspiration: Our National Parks Essay Contest
August 25, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness”-John Muir On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed an “organic act” creating the U.S. National Parks Service. Although Yellowstone National Park had already existed for 44 years, this act created a Federal Agency whose purpose was to “protect and regulate the use of […]

Imaging the Codex Xolotl and Mapa Quinatzin
August 23, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Imaging the Codex Xolotl and Mapa Quinatzin at the Bibliothèque National de France, Paris, 14-15 June, 2016 Written by Jerome A. Offner, Ph.D, HMNS Associate Curator, Northern Mesoamerica On June 14 and 15, Dr. Antonino Cosentino of Cultural Heritage Science Open Source and I were able to carry out technical photography of the Codex Xolotl […]

HMNS Happenings This Week
August 21, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

  Check out our New Exhibit! Gems of the Sea: The Guido T. Poppe Collection World class. One of a kind. Never before seen. Made by mollusks. The Philippines consists of over 7,500 islands in Southeast Asia, totaling a land area of approximately 116,000 square miles, and giving the Philippines the longest coastlines of any […]

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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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