Steven Cowan

Dino Gangs? Live Chat Wednesday, June 22!
June 21, 2011 · 3 Comments

photo credit: BarryKidd Photography The mighty T. rex: dull-witted, solitary creature, or deadly pack animal? The debate is on! Join Dr. Phillip J Currie, Research Chair in Dinosaur Paleobiology at the University of Alberta, and noted dinosaur bloggers Brian Switek (@laelaps) and David Orr for a live webchat tomorrow to discuss the new research that […]

Solve a Mystery 75 Years in the Making – Who First Climbed Everest
June 10, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

In 1924 George Mallory and his team attempted to climb Mount Everest. They were last spotted only 800 feet from the summit, before they disappeared completely. It is unknown whether Mallory died before he made it to the top. If he and his team reached the summit, they would have been the first people to have […]

Special Summer Openings – George Observatory
May 31, 2011 · 1 Comment

Due to popular request, the George Observatory is going to be open to the public on Friday nights in addition to regular Saturday hours.  Come out to see the summer skies! The museum’s Discovery Dome will be set up to show features throughout the evening. Time:  7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Cost:  $5 per person  […]

New Exhibit Now Open! Six Thousand Years of Ukrainian History
May 27, 2011 · 2 Comments

Today’s blog post is brought to you by one of our amazing volunteers, Gail Larsen Peterkin, Ph.D. Her article is about our newest exhibition, Ancient Ukraine, now open! See artifacts from the last six thousand years. Ancient Ukraine: Golden Treasures and Lost Civilizations, which opens today, includes 166 objects from the Museum of National Cultural Heritage PlaTar. […]



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