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Discover new secrets of ancient Egypt with guest lecturers
April 21, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

This week, more than 400 folks interested in all things ancient Egyptian are making their way to Houston for the 66th Annual Meeting of the American Research Center in Egypt. Running from April 24 to 26, this is the first year the conference is being held in Houston, and perhaps it has something to do […]

From white dwarves to dark matter: 75 years of discovery at McDonald Observatory
January 14, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Editor’s Note: Today’s post comes to you from Rebecca Johnson, Editor of the StarDate Magazine at the McDonald Observatory. A year-long celebration is underway to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the University of Texas at Austin’s McDonald Observatory, with the first event of 2014 being held at HMNS on Tues., Jan. 14 with a public […]

Distinguished Lecture: Merge art and science in an exclusive Giant Screen showing of Chasing Ice
June 11, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

The Extreme Ice Survey merges art and science to give a “visual voice” to Earth’s changing ecosystems. Extreme Ice Survey imagery preserves a visual legacy, providing a unique baseline — useful in years, decades and even centuries to come — for revealing how climate change and other human activity impacts our air, water, forests and […]

Unravel the coldest case on record: Talk Otzi the Iceman in a Distinguished Lecture on May 14
May 7, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

“Otzi the Iceman,” a 5,300-year-old Copper Age/Neolithic man, was found in 1991 preserved in the Similaun Pass of the Otztal Alps at 10,500 feet between Italy and Austria. Since the discovery, extensive ongoing scientific investigations indicate that he is unique because “Otzi” is practically an archaeological site in himself. Unlike any other human remains of […]


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