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React + Interact: From crunchy crickets to partying with a prince, science gets social
July 31, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Royalty and cracking codes and castaways, oh my! It might sound like a plot summary of a new hit novel, but it’s actually a few of the highlights that our online followers liked and shared this week. From a fancy dinner with Prince Charles to edible insects to the difference between Dimetrodons and Uma Thurman, […]

It’s a Pixel Party: Get snap happy with us at Faberge: A Brilliant Vision on Sunday evening!
February 7, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

What, what, what are we doing? We’re hosting a Pixel Party —  the next generation of photography soirees from HMNS. When? THIS Sunday, Feb. 10, in our utterly photogenic new exhibit Faberge: A Brilliant Vision. Pixel Parties work like this: All Photographers are welcome to bring their cameras — even the ones housed in their […]

Help us help you: Name our new paleontological pal and win a guided tour of the new Hall of Paleontology!
May 10, 2012 · 32 Comments

By now you all should be acquainted with our new mascot: He’ll be hanging out with us for the indefinite future, and it occurred to us that it might be polite to give him a name. Well, that hasn’t gone smoothly, as you might imagine. In fact, the entire process reminds me of the infamous […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (8.13.08)
August 13, 2008 · 25 Comments

photo credit: nicolasnova So here’s what went down after you logged off. The Internet is only 5,000 days old. That is an astonishingly brief period of time to go from writing letters to Twittering your Facebook status. So, what’s in store for the next 5,000? What if you could edit video as easily as a […]



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