Our Posts

Monkey Memo
April 30, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: belgianchocolate One of the traits that scientists have identified in order for a species to be considered “human” is the ability to communicate in a complex fashion. The adjective “complex” was added after people realized that a plain and simple “ability to communicate” would not suffice. After all, there are many other animals […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (4.30.08)
April 30, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: kozumel So here’s what went down since you logged off. I think I’ll go with the Raisinettes next time. A new study shows a higher incidence of lung disease among popcorn-factory workers.   An Australian geologist has found a rare meteorite impact crater – using Google Earth. What can you find? Pro athletes already seem […]

PHOTO From You: Insect Identification
April 29, 2008 · 4 Comments

Have you ever just wondered what the weird alien-like creature is in your backyard, or what is that bizarre THING hanging onto you car? Well, we’re here to help. One of my favorite parts of being an entomologist is helping people to identify amazing insects and other arthropods that we have right here in our little part of […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (4.29.08)
April 29, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

I’ve got my giant, soccer- ball-sized eye on you. photo credit: MikeBlogs So here’s what went down since you logged off. Flava Flav might be smarter than you think. A new study shows that people who can keep a beat score higher in intelligence tests. Of course, none of us are all that smart. Do […]

The Latest From Our YouTube Channel

 

Become An HMNS Member

With a membership level for everyone; Don't just read about it, see it.

View All Membership Levels

Most Popular Posts of All Time

Katydid!…Did she?

Olive – a Giant Long-Legged Katydid from Malaysia – was with us for only a few days, however, she left us with a precious gift; her eggs! Now, will those eggs hatch? We’re keeping our fingers crossed over here that we’ll soon be seeing some cute little katydid babies! This insect has quickly become my […]

Butterfly Pinning How To

Have you ever seen a piece of art or craft that you think to yourself “I could do that!” but of course you never act on it?  Well, some people do act on that impulse and I’m going to show you how to do just that.  Every now and then I get a phone call from […]

Latest Comments

From Our Collections: a Manangya katsina

Grant Jones · November 15, 2021, 11:37 am

I am looking for the word, s. meaning "Snow dancer" in the Sioux language.

Full Moon | November 2021 Sky Happenings

CAROL RITTER · November 14, 2021, 9:20 am

very interesting! I saw the wonderful event wherein Venus appeared to be in the arms of the new moon (was that a poem by Sir Patrick Spence?) Your picture of the airplane in front of the full moon is dated.


Editor's Picks The Real Moon Hoax That You Haven’t Heard Of Is Darwin relevant today? Oh The Hermannity! The Story of Houston’s Most Beautiful Green Space A Few Member Benefits Most HMNS Members Don’t Know About What The Loss Of The Museu Nacional in Rio de Janeiro’s Collections Means To The World What Is The Deal With Brontosaurus?!
HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629


Get Directions Offering varies by location
HMNS at Sugar Land

13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
(281) 313-2277


Get Directions Offering varies by location
George Observatory

21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
(281) 242-3055


Get Directions Offering varies by location

Stay in the know. Join our mailing list.