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The Truth About Organ, Eye & Tissue Donation
October 26, 2021 · Be The First To Comment

By R. Patrick Wood, M.D. Recently the Beyond Bones Zoomcast welcomed R. Patrick Wood, M.D. from the organ procurement organization LifeGift onto the weekly interview show to chat about donating our organs after we die. We asked Dr. Wood to dispel some rumors and myths about this important, life-saving act. Organ, eye, and tissue donation […]

Not Any Old Jack-O-Lantern | Planting with Pumpkins
October 21, 2021 · Be The First To Comment

Are you looking for a different way to decorate with pumpkins this year? I don’t know about you, but I’m a little tired of cutting the same old triangle eyes and toothy smile. Why not try something new and turn your pumpkins into fall planters? Pumpkins make awesome flower pots. Follow these simple steps to […]

Volunteer Spotlight | Joe Dellinger
October 20, 2021 · Be The First To Comment

The George Observatory could not have survived without our many stellar astronomers over the years. We will be highlighting some of the amateur astronomers who continue to generously share their time and talents so visitors can see images from a variety of telescopes to enjoy the night sky. How and when did you get interested […]

Autumn Intermission | October 2021 Sky Happenings
October 4, 2021 · Be The First To Comment

Venus remains in the evening sky this month. Venus outshines everything except the Sun and the Moon, so it is unmistakably low in the southwest at dusk. Jupiter and  Saturn remain well placed for evening observing this fall. Look for Jupiter and Saturn in the south as night falls. Jupiter is brighter than all the stars we […]

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Native American Heritage Month

Dirk Van Tuerenhout · December 1, 2021, 11:24 am

Dear Haereata, Thank you for your kind words. I look forward to the day you visit the museum. Kind regards, Dirk Van Tuerenhout

Haereata Poutapu · November 24, 2021, 3:00 pm

Hi. My name is Haereata and I love the poem. Highly impressed that you will have a permanent Indian exhibition. I am from New Zealand (Aotearoa) and I am an indigenous Māori. My tribe is Waikato who are one of four Iwi (tribe) groups from our ancestral canoe called Tainui. I hope one day to visit the Museum to experience the exhibition. Kind regards.

From Our Collections: a Manangya katsina

Grant Jones · November 15, 2021, 11:37 am

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

Full Moon | November 2021 Sky Happenings

CAROL RITTER · November 14, 2021, 9:20 am

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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