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National Park Photography: Our August Pixel Party Recap
September 16, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

On Sunday, August 21, HMNS opened its doors after-hours once again to photographers, both amateur and professional. For this event, we were lucky to also have in attendance special guest Mark Burns of The National Park Photography Project. During the event, Pixel Party attendees had access to photograph several of our permanent halls during the […]

Educator How-To: The eyes have it in this DIY optical illusion
June 23, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Your eyes are amazing sensory organs. They help you understand shape, color and form, judge distance and alert you to potential dangers. What you perceive as “seeing” is actually the result of a complex series of events that occur between your brain, your eyes and the world around you. Light reflected from an object passes […]

Save Our ‘Scope: A Gueymard fundraising update & why telescope mirrors matter
January 24, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

If you didn’t already know, we’re in the process of raising money to repair the Gueymard telescope at the George Observatory in the Save Our ‘Scope campaign. And thanks to you, we’ve raised over $65,000 of our $80,000 goal through donations ranging from $1 to $5,000 — and we’re grateful for every last one of ’em. But what’s […]

I can’t find my reading glasses, but I’ll manage.
November 17, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

You’ve probably noticed the magnifying effect of a glass of water or any other clear beverage (the black text to the right of the glass is the same size as the black text behind the glass): And you probably have some idea that the magnification has to do with the curved shape of the glass and the water it contains: […]



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Houston,Texas 77030
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Sugar Land, Texas 77479
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21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
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Saturdays (DST) 3:00PM - 11:00PM
DST = Daylight Savings Time.
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