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On the first day of HMNS…a new exhibit debuts
December 12, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Ring-oil lamp, 1st century B.C.E On display in The Birth of Christianity: A Jewish Story starting today. The Birth of Christianity: A Jewish Story, a new special exhibition, makes its world premiere today, on the first day of HMNS. And that’s just the beginning – we’ve got 11 more days coming up, with great ideas […]

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 […]

Glue on, glue off – putting a dinosaur back together again
September 20, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

The museum has been open again for a few days now after Ike wiped us all out for a while. And – we’re back at work on the world premiere exhibit Dinosaur Mummy CSI: Cretaceous Science Investigation. Having gotten to know Leonardo so well over the past few months, I’m ridiculously excited about his debut on […]

National Geographic features HMNS and Leonardo
June 27, 2008 · 2 Comments

If you’ve been reading the blog, you’re up to speed on our Paleontology Department’s recent exploits in Montana. They were there to prospect around the site where Leonardo – the famous mummified dinosaur that will go on world premiere display at HMNS this fall – was discovered. And, they found several new sites, helped set […]



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