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Edible Gardening, Ancient Fossils And Women In Space: Out Of This World Fun This Week At HMNS
November 12, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – Cultivating the Next Generation of Female Space Pioneers by Carolyn Sumners Women have played a vital role in the U.S. space program since its inception in the 1940’s. While women were once considered unfit for space travel, the most recent NASA class is 50 percent female.   As we begin celebrating the 50th […]

Cool Stuff To Do This Week At HMNS
July 9, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Behind The Scenes Tour of Our Cockrell Butterfly Center Plus Greenhouses Go behind the scenes with Museum entomologists and horticulturists who care for the plants and animals in the three-story rainforest terrarium. The tour includes areas not open to the public–the greenhouses on the 7th floor of the parking garage and containment room. Tuesday, July […]

How long could YOU Survive in the CBC??
August 9, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

      Imagine a strange post-apocalyptic scenario in which you somehow became trapped in the Cockrell Butterfly Center alone, with no food or provisions. Pretty weird thing to imagine right? Well, it could happen! Many people come to the CBC to watch the graceful butterflies flit through the trees, but don’t actually realize that it is […]

We Don’t Mean To Bug You, But We Have To Tell You About Our Awesome Entomology Collection!
June 8, 2017 · 2 Comments

How many of you readers collect something, whether coins, stamps, statues of elephants, vintage firearms, beanie babies (we’re dating ourselves!), shot glasses from places you’ve visited, etc.? Humans seem to have a predilection for collecting things. Some of these collections seem random, or nostalgic, or even silly – but in the case of museums, a […]



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