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Mark Your Calendars for the events happening this week (11/10-11/16) at HMNS
November 9, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Bust out your planners, calendars, and PDAs (if you are throwback like that), it’s time to mark your calendars for the HMNS events of this week! Travel back in time and test your battle strategy with the War Game Event in our special exhibit Battleship Texas, venture back in time to learn about the Princess […]

A New “Lady” in Town, Part II: Priscilla the loner mastodon was meatier than a mammoth, but he was no meathead
May 5, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

And now, back to our Priscilla. The American mastodon starred in the opening chapters of American science. Thomas Jefferson got some mastodon bones from Kentucky and put them on display in the White House in the 1790s. Jefferson was sure that wild mastodons still roamed the unexplored land west of the Mississippi, so he instructed […]

The Man Who Made Fossil Fish Famous
July 29, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Our Archaeopteryx show has bedazzling fossils – the only Archaeopteryx skeleton in the New World, complete with clear impressions of feathers. Plus frog-mouthed pterodactyls, fast-swimming Sea Crocs, and slinky land lizards. Today we learn about the Louis Agassiz and his theories. Louis Agassiz (1807-1873) Paris and the Lure of Fish, 1836 Agassiz grew up in […]

If All the Dinos Died on One Terrible Weekend – Where are All the Bodies?
December 7, 2009 · 9 Comments

photo credit: goldenrectangle According to the Impact Theory, a rock from space smashed into the earth, threw up a huge dust cloud, chilled the atmosphere and sent down acid rain.  All the dinosaurs died immediately all over the globe or in a week or so. So….where are the bodies of the victims? Probability of Becoming […]



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