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Stories From Our Microscope Lab! How The Ice Age Helped Keep The British Out Of Florida
February 16, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

This sand from Flagler Beach, Florida, contains both mineral grains and shells.  The mineral grains are clear quartz, and the brown, tan, and orange grains are shells that give the beach an orange hue.  Blocks of coquina (roughly 130,000 -100,000 years old and known as the Anastasia Formation) are found offshore much of eastern Florida […]

HMNS Happenings This Week
August 7, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Mark Your Calendars for these events happening at HMNS August 7 – August 14 Lecture THE ART OF RISK: THE NEW SCIENCE OF COURAGE, CAUTION, AND CHANCE BY KAYT SUKELAUGUST 10, 2016, 6:30 PM · PLANETARIUMCutting-edge research into fascinating neurological pathways may be the key to understanding if risk-takers are born or made. Science journalist […]

100 Years – 100 Objects: Field Microscope
October 1, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

The Houston Museum of Natural Science was founded in 1909 – meaning that the curators of the Houston Museum of Natural Science have been collecting and preserving natural and cultural treasures for a hundred years now. For this yearlong series, our current curators have chosen one hundred exceptional objects from the Museum’s immense storehouse of […]

100 Years – 100 Objects: Monocular Compound Scope
January 27, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

The Houston Museum of Natural Science was founded in 1909 – meaning that the curators of the Houston Museum of Natural Science have been collecting and preserving natural and cultural treasures for a hundred years now. For this yearlong series, our current curators have chosen one hundred exceptional objects from the Museum’s immense storehouse of […]



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