beyond-bones

beyond bones

HMNS changed the way I think about Earth, time, humanity, and natural history
July 10, 2015 · 2 Comments

After 90 days working at the Houston Museum of Natural Science, here’s the verdict: I love it here! Through research required to compose and edit posts for this blog, I have learned about voracious snails, shark extinction, dinosaur match-ups, efforts to clean up ocean plastic pollution, Houston’s flooding cycle, a mysterious society in south China, […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (8.28.08)
August 28, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: audreyjm529 So here’s what went down after you logged off. Paleontologists have found the fossil of a 75-million year old pregnant turtle – something that has never before been found. We’re lucky to have the Gueymard telescope – one of the largest in the country for public viewing – right in our backyard. […]

Live From the Poles: North Lake and the Journey Home
August 13, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Our guest blogger today is Chris Linder, a Research Associate at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts. He is the project manager and field photographer for the National Science Foundation-sponsored Live from the Poles project. He’s been sending us weekly updates about their progress. On July 21, scouts, summer campers and Ecoteens had a chance to […]

Grand Canyon Adventure: making water conservation cool
May 31, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: mandj98 We had a staff preview of Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk 3D a few weeks before it opened, and it is a fascinating film – though it was way more effective at inspiring me to go white-water rafting than to install a low-flow shower head (one of the main character’s stated […]



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