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All About Bug Gardens, Bone Picking And Bullets Trains: HMNS Has The Knowledge You Need This Week!
December 3, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Educational fun. Is that an oxymoron? At the Houston Museum of Natural Science it isn’t! Case in point: this week’s awesome schedule of activities. We have a lecture about the Bullet Train that will soon connect Houston and Dallas presented by Michael Moore, the Vice President of Texas Central, the company developing the high speed […]

From Mouses To Moon Landings, We Have It All This Week At HMNS
November 26, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

It’s that time of year again: the weather’s changing, the jingle bells are ringing and there’s an infectious energy in the air that just makes you want to go out and have some family fun! Well, what better place for that than the Houston Museum of Natural Science?  This week’s schedule is packed with all sorts […]

HMNS Weekly Happenings
April 23, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – Medieval Arms Race     Throughout the Middle Ages competition between offensive and defensive arms resulted in a constant stream of innovation and evolution that resulted in the magnificent suits of armor and gracefully proportioned weapons on display in the current collection. Historian David Wise will explore the science behind the arms race […]

Why Dinosaur Fossils Are Radioactive Sometimes
March 23, 2018 · 1 Comment

  A few weeks ago I was shadowing David Temple, our Associate Curator of Paleontology, as he and a specialist from the Medical Center examined the levels of radiation given off by vintage luminescent watch dials in preparation for our new special exhibit Death by Natural Causes. After the examination was over, David decided we […]



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