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Other Things The Maya Used Their Walls For
December 13, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

The primary purpose of a wall is to hold the ceiling up, but they also get used for a lot of other things that vary depending on culture. Here in Houston we often use the walls in our homes and offices as blank canvases. Walls are also used for storage. Here and now, we store […]

Ready, set, STEM! 2016 HMNS Outreach programs focus on physical fitness!
January 12, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Get yourself in gear this summer with the Houston Museum of Natural Science and our Science Start Outreach programs! It’s never too early to register for these super fun educational activities. Take the first steps to physical fitness by understanding how the human body works and how it compares to other animals with our brand […]

Dipsy the Diplodocus is back at HMNS!
March 11, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

After a 2 year absence, “Dipsy” the Diplodocus is back at HMNS!  Making it’s debut back in 1975, Dipsy was the first dinosaur to call HMNS home. In 2013, our Diplodocus was de-installed from its original place in the Glassell Hall and sent off for a much needed spa retreat in Utah. While there, the […]

A Q&A to the Diplodocus degree: HMNS skeletons still inspire after 110 years
January 21, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Editor’s Note: Sometimes, you ask us questions on Facebook or Twitter that require a bit more than just a pithy response. So .. we wrangle the experts to get to the heart of the matter for you. You’re welcome. Q: A write-up on another Diplodocus says that the forelimbs and hands on all the Carnegie […]



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