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Extra! Extra! Our dinosaur bath makes front page news and Dr. Bakker’s back in town
October 23, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Check, check it out: That’s right, the long-deceased residents of our Morian Hall of Paleontology got some front page attention Tuesday after a weekend cleaning courtesy of Associate Curator of Paleontology David Temple and artist-cum-dino-installer John Barber. You think cleaning your living room is hard? Try cleaning dinosaur bones. It takes delicacy, focus and a […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (9.2.08)
September 2, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

He’s excited because he’s getting smarter. photo credit: foundphotoslj So here’s what went down after you logged off. Crew aboard the International Space Station had a bit of excitement over the long weekend (on top of the presumably high levels created by living in space) – as they had to fire the station’s thrusters in […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (7.31.08)
July 31, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: Gene Zhang So here’s what went down since you logged off. 2,100 years ago, the ancient Greeks used an astronomical calculator to set the date of the Olympic Games. Well, they were looking for human remains…Puerto Rican police found bones and possible artifacts from a colonial-era ship. George Jetson, here we come – […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (7.8.08)
July 8, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: william.ward So here’s what went down after you logged off. Are melting glaciers causing sea levels to rise? A team from Utrecht University says no. A team from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute is exploring that issue this month – check back here for updates from Chris Linder. And you thought the Sun was […]


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George Observatory

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