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At Snow Flurry: Prancer, the Gossiping Reindeer
December 2, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Since I’m an insider it’s hard not to share this news… Prancer is a total gossip! He’s been living at the North Pole as long as he can remember and knows every little detail about everyone there. He knows what designer shoes the head elf is wearing, where Mrs. Claus keeps her most precious pearls, […]

A Trick or a Treat?
October 27, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

In less than a week, people all over the country, including right here at our museum, will be celebrating Halloween. Perhaps your workplaces and schools are already festooned with ghosts, skeletons, graveyards, and the like.  If you stop and think about it, you may wonder just how it is that we came to celebrate by […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (7.24.08)
July 24, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: law_keven So here’s what went down after you logged off. “Cow Power” could meet 3% of North American energy needs – and reduce the animals’ greenhouse gas emissions. Santa might need to start thinking about relocation – the ice at the North Pole was only 1.3 meters thick in summer 2007 – and […]

Seven significant changes
July 18, 2008 · 1 Comment

Recently, The Houston Museum of Natural Science has been working with the University of New Hampshire to create a new full-dome planetarium show – Ice Worlds (now showing). From the poles of the Earth to the exploration of other ice planets in our solar system, this film explores the state of ice and liquid water throughout the galaxy, and climate changes […]



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