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The X-Planets: Exploring the consequences of another Earth
March 4, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

When you look up at the night sky, do you ever think you’re seeing other solar systems? Do you ever wonder if any of the stars you see have planets like Earth in orbit around them? We have discovered that seven planets and more than a hundred moons in our solar system are simply not […]

A proactive approach to apocalyptic scenarios: Join us for a distinguished lecture Jan. 16 on finding near-earth objects — before they find us
January 14, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Of all the natural disasters that could befall us, only an Earth impact by a large comet or asteroid has the potential to end civilization in a single blow. Yet these near-Earth objects also offer tantalizing clues to our solar system’s origins, and someday could even serve as stepping-stones for space exploration. Dr. Donald Yeomans […]

Family Space Day is Sept. 15 — one of only two left in 2012!
September 11, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Got big plans this weekend? We’re here to help as always. Now that we’ve got your Friday night covered, we think you should head south on Saturday toward Brazos Bend for a day of family fun at the George Observatory — Family Space Day! For the duration of Family Space Day, the Expedition Center will […]

Spotlight on Staff: James Talmage recognized for flying 3,000 missions (and taking 100,000 students) to the moon
September 7, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

When the Space Shuttle Challenger was destroyed in 1986, the Houston Museum of Natural Science was the first organization in the nation to establish a learning center in memory of the astronauts who died. HMNS opened the first Expedition Center in 1988; today, there is an international network of more than 45 centers devoted to […]



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