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From Mouses To Moon Landings, We Have It All This Week At HMNS
November 26, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

It’s that time of year again: the weather’s changing, the jingle bells are ringing and there’s an infectious energy in the air that just makes you want to go out and have some family fun! Well, what better place for that than the Houston Museum of Natural Science?  This week’s schedule is packed with all sorts […]

Edible Gardening, Ancient Fossils And Women In Space: Out Of This World Fun This Week At HMNS
November 12, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – Cultivating the Next Generation of Female Space Pioneers by Carolyn Sumners Women have played a vital role in the U.S. space program since its inception in the 1940’s. While women were once considered unfit for space travel, the most recent NASA class is 50 percent female.   As we begin celebrating the 50th […]

Rockets, Robots And Romance: This Week’s Happenings At HMNS
October 15, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – How to Walk on Water & Climb up Walls: Animal Movement & Robots of the Future by David Hu Animals have adapted and evolved to traverse their environments, taking advantage of physical laws with results that are startling and ingenious. Mechanical engineer and biologist David L. Hu will demystify the remarkable mechanics behind […]

Sky Happenings This Month: The Autumn “Intermission”
October 3, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

      Autumn represents sort of an ‘intermission’ in the sky, with bright summer stars setting at dusk, while bright winter patterns such as Orion have not yet risen.   The ‘teapot’ of Sagittarius sets in the southwest early in the evening.  The Summer Triangle is high in the west.   Meanwhile, the Great Square […]



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