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Dino-chores at HMNS
September 23, 2016 · 2 Comments

The last three evenings have been spent doing a dinosaur cleaning. Three times a year staff and volunteers give up a few of their evenings to dust the mounts in the Hall of Paleontology. We clean the mounts using a variety of tools ranging from low tech dust clothes and soft brushes to pretty fancy vacuums […]

World-famous paleontologist Dr. Robert T. Bakker shares the truth about T. rex
November 3, 2015 · 3 Comments

No one knows everything, you tell yourself, but after a conversation with Dr. Robert T. Bakker, Curator for the Morian Hall of Paleontology, you might believe there’s someone out there who does. The world-renowned dinosaur expert is famous for his energetic and entertaining style, and imagining not only the shape and size and habits of […]

HMNS is warming up for Spirits and Skeletons. Are you?
October 1, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

For thrills and chills and looks that kill, there’s no Halloween party bigger or better than Spirits and Skeletons at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Hundreds of costumed creatures pack the museum floors each year for drinks and dancing and a ghoulish good time. Where else can you celebrate with the hottest crowd in Houston, […]

T. rex vs. Prey: Imagining battles between ancient gladiators
May 22, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

When I was super young, say around five or so, I remember playing in the bath tub with my plastic toys. Some were super heroes like He-Man or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, others were monster trucks and die-cast matchbox cars by Mattel, but most were dinosaurs. This might be TMI, this story about the kid […]



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