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The Wiess Energy Hall has a new addition!!
August 16, 2011 · 2 Comments

A Tapestry of Time and Terrain is a map in our geology section which illustrates the topography and geology of the United States. Included is a colorful geologic time scale. Topography, shown in digital shaded relief on the map, tells scientists about natural hazards, events in the Earth’s history and natural resources, including land, water, hydrocarbons, […]

Scientists Play an Inspirational Role
January 5, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

President-elect Barack Obama recently announced his nomination of Steven Chu  as the next Secretary of Energy. Chu said that his interest in science goes back to elementary school, a crucial time in developing the scientists this nation, and the world, need in order to keep up with the changes that our lifestyle demands create. photo […]

Energy Hogs and Lava Lamps: An Energy Education Day
October 2, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Where can you bring your children to have fun learning about energy? The Houston Museum of Natural Science Wiess Energy Hall of course!! On September 24, Shell had an Energy Education Day here, where children of all ages learned about science with fun activities, games, talks with people in the industry, tours of the Wiess […]

Home Sweet Oil Platform
September 3, 2008 · 2 Comments

photo credit: jurvetson We all breathed a sign of relief this weekend as Gustav spared the Houston area.  We hope that the hurricanes backed up for landing on our continent follow his example and fizzle out before causing as much harm as we have seen in the past century.  Katrina and Rita caused untold damage from […]



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