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Is that a new specimen in our Hall of Gems & Minerals? Of Quartz it is.
May 11, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

  Gaze deeply into the depths of the newest object in our Hall of Gems & Minerals and your mind’s eye will feel like it’s traveling along the path of comets as they journey through space. But what you are really looking at are actually naturally occurring rutile inclusions in quartz. What are rutile inclusions? […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (9.3.08)
September 3, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: elusive. So here’s what went down after you logged off. Coming soon: Chardonnay-dioactive. Nuclear scientists put on their sleuth hats to help stop a crime that’s keeping us all up at night: wine fraud. Attention, Alabama and Georgia – time to start securing your knives, forks and any other sharp metal objects that […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep
July 28, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: chadmill So here’s what went down after you logged off. Richard Garriott is going to space this October – for $30 million, you can, too. (Garriott was recently at HMNS to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the development of the world’s first Expedition Center here – and announce that he’ll be blogging his […]


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