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Famous Fossil “Ida” (Plate B) Joins Lucy on display in New York
June 15, 2009 · 1 Comment

We are very excited to have recently announced the next venue for Lucy’s Legacy: The Hidden Treasures of Ethiopia: Times Square! The world’s most famous fossil, Lucy, will soon go on display in the world’s most famous destination – when the exhibition opens June 24 at Discovery Times Square Exposition, a new, state-of-the-art facility located in the former […]

On the Sixth Day of HMNS…hunt dinosaurs with Dr. Bob Bakker
December 17, 2008 · 1 Comment

There’s always a lot happening at the Houston Museum of Natural Science – especially during the holiday season. Today’s post is just one of the 12 ideas for fabulous family fun we’ve put together for you (it’s a take-off of everyone’s favorite holiday classic, The 12 Days of Christmas) We’ll be sharing the possibilities here […]

Dino Derby: What was T. rex’ top speed?
December 5, 2008 · 1 Comment

How Fast was the T-rex? Tyrannosaurus Rexstirs passions.  Adults get scared when they imagine a live T-rex chasing kids in a theme park. And kids get a thrill when they day-dream of having a T-rex as a pet. We scientists get passionate too, we sometimes get so excited we yell at each other when we […]

Draw A Dino Contest: Winners!
November 14, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Thank you, thank you, thank you to everyone who entered the Draw A Dino Contest, in honor of the world premiere exhibition of Leonardo, the mummified dinosaur in Dinosaur Mummy CSI: Cretaceous Science Investigation. We were totally amazed and overwhelmed by the fabulous dinosaur drawings that poured through our doors throughout the contest. The creativity – and scientific […]



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