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Energy

What do HMNS, Superman, Stargate and steampunk have in common? Find out on May 25 at Comicpalooza
May 17, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

If you’ve been to the Wiess Energy Hall recently, you’ll remember the energy music video that starts off with “Energy is all around us.” Energy is all around us. It’s in the news every day. It’s also a prominent feature in sci-fi, comics and steampunk. For more than 45 years, we’ve had a certain Scottish […]

Everybody wants you: Why gas is so important and how you can drive down gas prices
January 11, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

What’s transparent, powerful, and something that we use in our everyday lives? Nope, it’s not the government, (though some people may think they control it). No, it’s not the Internet, although we’ll see in the coming years how the government changes that. I’m talking about gasoline. Gasoline is a transparent liquid containing mainly hydrogen and […]

Meet TORO and the Houston Texans cheerleaders at HMNS Sugar Land this weekend — for FREE!
October 5, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Conservation Quest, sponsored by Reliant, An NRG Company and HMNS Sugar Land’s newest exhibition, is bringing you a day of learning and fun this Saturday afternoon. Meet TORO, the official mascot of the Houston Texans, hobnob with the lovely Houston Texans cheerleaders and learn about making smart energy choices with Conservation Quest. Sponsored by Reliant, […]

Energy Endeavors Part II: Climbing around coal-fired plants and a day in the life of a drill bit
September 28, 2012 · 2 Comments

For Energy Endeavors Part I, click here. On Thursday, the rains came down and the floods came up. There were some flooded roads between me and the Museum, but I was able to go around or just barrel on through. Understandably, not all the teachers were able to make it; some were trapped by flood […]



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