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12 Gifts That Belong On Your Wish List
November 29, 2017 · 1 Comment

  Busy planning your holiday shopping list that you haven’t even thought about your own wish list? We’ve created a list of 12 unique items that you’ll fall in love with.  Pharaoh’s Sand Timer $34.95 Made of cold cast resin and hand painted, the Pharaoh’s sand timer lasts for 5 minutes. One end features the […]

HMNS Weekly Happenings
November 27, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

  Giving Tuesday   Tuesday, Nov. 28 Many people make our museum a great place – scientists, teachers, builders, designers, artists, accountants, fundraisers, students, collectors, donors and more. But one of the most important people that make HMNS great is YOU. HMNS is a nonprofit. And like any nonprofit, it takes a lot of support to […]

HMNS Weekly Happenings
November 20, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

Wiess Energy Hall     Reopens November 20! Dubbed Wiess Energy Hall 3.0, the third iteration of this popular hall will enlarge from its previous 8,500 square feet to an expansive 30,000 square feet—almost the size of a football field. Joining the completely redesigned “classic” displays will be a bonanza of entirely new exhibits, making the […]

A Sneek-Peek At Wiess 3.0, Our Epic New Energy Hall!
November 16, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

Simmons & Company International, Energy Specialists of Piper Jaffray, proudly support the jaw dropping renovation of Wiess Energy Hall. Those of us working in the energy industry know how vast, exciting and critical it is. But energy can be hard to visualize sometimes. Since you don’t go to the store and buy it, consumers rarely […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.


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