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Our New Science Kits Have Arrived! It’s Time For Some Hands on Science Fun for the Summer!
June 27, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

  Ah, summer… Time for trips to the beach, pool parties and and sleepovers! But what about all the time in between those activities? Managing your time and keeping the kids engaged during the summer holiday can be quite a challenge, so we thought we’d present some fun science kits that will both entertain the […]

Your Guide To What’s Happening This Week At HMNS
June 25, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – Intelligence Investigations – An Insider’s Look at High-Tech Sleuths by Dee Smith How does intelligence investigation work in the real world? How do investigators piece together information to reveal evidence? How are new data sources–like open source intelligence, human intelligence, imagery intelligence, zero-based analysis and computer forensics–used in practice.   Intelligence expert Dee […]

Lou The Corpse Flower : Why He Smells So Bad And Why We Should Be Excited When He Blooms
May 16, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

  By Jeff Cummins, Horticulturist at the Cockrell Butterfly Center in the Houston Museum of Natural Science     The Cockrell Butterfly Center was graced (?) a couple of weeks ago by a very special event. One of our corpse flowers, Lou, bloomed for the very first time! Lou is an Amorphophallus peaeoniifolius, a smaller species […]

7 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
May 11, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

It’s been more than two weeks since the International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes opened here at HMNS. For those of you who have not read about the exhibit yet, it’s basically an interactive  nineteenth century crime scene and traditional historical exhibition rolled into one. Visitors can try their hand at helping Holmes interpret a mock […]



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