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HMNS’ 100th year comes to a close…
December 31, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

And what a year it’s been! All throughout 2009, we’ve celebrated our hundredth year in Houston with a dedicated web site, a series of 100 fun family events; a showcase of our 100 favorite/most amazing/coolest artifacts; a video series with our longest-serving staff (the record is 39 years!), and a contest (which you can still […]

Mighty Gorgosaurus, felled by…brain cancer? [Pete Larson]
August 13, 2009 · 1 Comment

This fabulous image of the Gorgosaur on display in Dinosaur Mummy CSI by photine on Flickr. (Photo used with permission) And now, from the archives: a neat little video interview with paleontologist Pete Larson! Pete was in town during the opening of our recent Dinosaur Mummy CSI: Cretaceous Science Investigation exhibition, which featured the mummified dinosaur […]

Famous Fossil “Ida” (Plate B) Joins Lucy on display in New York
June 15, 2009 · 1 Comment

We are very excited to have recently announced the next venue for Lucy’s Legacy: The Hidden Treasures of Ethiopia: Times Square! The world’s most famous fossil, Lucy, will soon go on display in the world’s most famous destination – when the exhibition opens June 24 at Discovery Times Square Exposition, a new, state-of-the-art facility located in the former […]

Chemistry in the Kitchen: The Science Behind Ice Cream
April 8, 2009 · 6 Comments

Legend has it that the Roman emperor Nero discovered ice cream. Runners brought snow from the mountains to make the first ice cream. Making ice cream at home is easy – no mountain marathon required! Just read the instructions below and enjoy your very own homemade ice cream.  Photo Credit: Jessicafm Materials: Sugar Milk Vanilla […]



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