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The Spooky Side of Baseball
October 30, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

The Houston Astros are in the World Series again for just the second time in their history and right on time for Halloween. Two years ago, I dressed as the Astros Train Guy for Halloween, and this year was planning to dress as Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel, known for his high contact rate at […]

Post Mortem Photography in the Victorian Era – As Still as the Dead
October 27, 2017 · 2 Comments

  I’ve always been fascinated with photography and how it allows you to capture a moment in time, preserving it “forever”. The earliest photographic process widely available to the public was called the daguerreotype. It first became available, commercially, in 1839. However, the process was expensive, as it involved printing the detailed images on a […]

Zombie Ants!
October 7, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

The Halloween season brings in hordes of scary creatures, from vampires to monsters to mummies. If we only look to the ant world, we can find all three. But these are not the scariest Halloween creatures to be found among the ants. Ant Zombies! In the tropical regions of the world, millions of ants are following […]

Photo From You: Insect Identification
April 19, 2010 · 19 Comments

About two weeks ago one of our readers submitted a photo of an insect for us to identify. Erin Mills, our resident entomologist, figured out what it was and is ready to teach us all about a new moth. Photo Peter sent us to identify This photo comes to us all the way from right […]


HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629


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HMNS at Sugar Land

13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
(281) 313-2277


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George Observatory

21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
(281) 242-3055

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Saturdays 3:00PM - 10:00PM
Saturdays (DST) 3:00PM - 11:00PM
DST = Daylight Savings Time.
Please call for holiday hours. Entry to Brazos Bend State Park ends at 9:30 p.m. daily
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