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Connecting the Dots
March 10, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Connecting the dots….. This blog could have many headers. I settled on “connecting the dots” because there are many interconnected topics I would like to address here. The starting point for all of us is a brief mention of our museum in a recent CNN blog. In a story about the US government returning cultural treasures to […]

When Fiction Becomes Reality [Steve Berry]
January 7, 2010 · 1 Comment

Some of the most compelling works of fiction rely heavily on reality (Jurassic Park, anyone?) New York Times best-selling authors James Rollins and Steve Berry are masters of weaving fact into fiction – and both will be at HMNS on Tuesday, Jan. 19 for An Evening of Thrills: How Science and History Make Great Thrillers.  […]

Book List: Conquerors!
March 2, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

With the Genghis Khan exhibition now on display, the book list for March will feature the theme Conquerors: Their Lives and Times. Scholastic Books publishes a series of books, over 50 in all, whose titles all begin with You Wouldn’t Want to Be…  The books, illustrated with colorful cartoons, bring history to life in an […]

Genghis Khan Invades HMNS – This Friday
February 24, 2009 · 1 Comment

Genghis Khan is back – with a vengeance. He’s popped up in a best-selling book, an award-winning movie – and now, a world premiere exhibit at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. During his life, Genghis Khan conquered more of the globe than any other man – including popular favorites Julius Caesar and Alexander the Great. […]



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