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51: More than just a number.
January 15, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

by Kaylee Gund What’s in a number? They’re symbols we use to quantify the world around us, the basis for astrophysics and time measurement, and among the first things we learn in language. 5: right angle meets curve. 1: straight as a ruler. Using some mental glue, stick these together and the result is 51, […]

Deep Ancestry: Our Story
March 1, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

Anyone who is interested in family history, or anyone who has ever gone to a library or archive to undertake genealogical research knows that while the subject is an exciting one, the work can be tedious and the resulting picture often fuzzy. This is where we stand with regards to family research writ large, that […]

Human evolution: the year 2010 in review (Part 1)
February 1, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

That’s some good-looking gombo, cher! photo credit: Southern Foodways Alliance This blog contribution aims to be like a good Louisiana seafood gumbo: thick, hearty, spicy, and made up all kinds of finger-licking ingredients (pun intended). There will be some French, which would be apropos, some Latin as well, and all kinds of discoveries related to […]

Silk Road Q&A with Curator Dirk
September 17, 2010 · 2 Comments

Last month we did an online Q&A with our curator Dirk Van Tuerenhout on our new exhibition, Secrets of the Silk Road. Visitors to this free event were able to ask Dirk questions about the mummies and other unique artifacts currently on display at HMNS. The questions and answers are listed below (the subject is […]



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