mummified-dinosaur

mummified dinosaur

Draw A Dino Contest: Winners!
November 14, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Thank you, thank you, thank you to everyone who entered the Draw A Dino Contest, in honor of the world premiere exhibition of Leonardo, the mummified dinosaur in Dinosaur Mummy CSI: Cretaceous Science Investigation. We were totally amazed and overwhelmed by the fabulous dinosaur drawings that poured through our doors throughout the contest. The creativity – and scientific […]

Oct. Flickr Photo of the Month: Dino Shadows
October 15, 2008 · 3 Comments

I loved “Dino Shadows” the first time I saw it posted in the HMNS pool on Flickr – and I was so excited when everyone who helps choose our Photo of the Month agreed. Here, laanba explains the magic: “I was first drawn to the shadow when I saw it behind the head of the dinosaur replica. I ended up […]

Draw Dinos Right!
September 29, 2008 · 6 Comments

Someone asked me: What are you?  Science Guy or Artist? Both. Leonardo da Vinci said: “I don’t understand a thing ‘till I draw it.” When you draw, your finger tips teach your brain what’s important. Cleaning Bones & Feeling Dinosaur Muscles Most fossil-cleaners are good artists.  As they chip away the rock, their finger tips […]

Game Day: Moving a 6-ton fossil
September 25, 2008 · 4 Comments

Last week a colleague commented in her post on this blog that she’s ridiculously excited about the debut of Leonardo. The entire Houston Museum of Natural Science team echoes her sentiments. It’s been a challenging couple of weeks since Ike’s wrath came upon our city. The museum was closed to the public for about five days […]



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