Caroline Gallay

Google gets it. Celebrate Léon Foucault’s 194th birthday by sharing your swinging HMNS memories!
September 18, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

If you’ve yet Googled today, you may have noticed a lovely homage to Léon Foucault, the famous French physicist best known for inventing the Foucault pendulum (that ever-popular swingy thing at HMNS). The Foucault Pendulum has long been one of the most memorable areas of the Museum, even if some people (this girl) lack the […]

Paleo-powered pictures for everyone on Sept. 24: Bakker’s back with a big book of dinosaurs
September 16, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Our esteemed curator of paleontology, Dr. Robert T. Bakker, is back in town and on campus at HMNS Tuesday, Sept. 24 for a very special book signing and lecture. Coinciding with the release of his brand new picture book, The Big Golden Book of Dinosaurs, Dr. Bakker will lead a lecture in the Giant Screen […]

Forty years after Dipsy’s unveiling, original welder John Barber is back to watch her disassembly
September 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

There’s no sweeter story than that of a boy and his … dinosaur? In February of 1973, 24-year-old John Barber was just out of art school in Virginia, having barely missed the draft and with no idea what to do with himself. He was visiting an aunt and uncle in Houston when he paid a […]

Something British is coming! Here’s what you said about the just-announced Magna Carta exhibit
August 29, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

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