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Never a Dull Moment
March 30, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

A coat of chain mail armor from the Genghis Khan exhibt now on display at HMNS. Find out more here As the Houston Museum of Natural Science prepares to show the sequel to the hugely popular Night at the Museum, I could not help but think how interesting a “day at the museum” sometimes can […]

The gift that keeps on giving: Darwin and the Origin of Species
February 9, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

In conjunction with Darwin2009 Houston, a year-long celebration of Darwin’s 200th birthday and 150th anniversary of the publication of “On the Origin of Species,” HMNS will host a series of events exploring the contributions of this famous scientist. Today’s guest blogger is Francisco J. Ayala, who shares some his findings here prior to his Feb. 24 […]

Darwin speaks: NatGeo Live Blogging Event
February 6, 2009 · 1 Comment

Charles Darwin turns 200 this year – and in a neat coincidence, his book On The Origin of Species is 150 this year as well. (Very considerate of him to wait exactly 50 years to publish, so we can celebrate all at once.) That’s one angry-looking turkey. From National Geographic’s  Morphed: From Dinosaur to Turkey […]

The draw of Darwin
February 4, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: CATR *Recomiendo ver fotos con su tamaño original The world has been captivated by the theories of Charles Darwin for a over a century. Celebrating this legacy is what HMNS is all about! When we introduced the concept of Darwin Day as a way to help convey the concept of evolution to children […]



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