Natural Things: Notes from a Natural History Museum | News

Streams of running water have been important to people as far back as we can tell. The ancient Greeks named diverse Naiads who presided over the supernatural aspects of streams. Closer to home, the colonial Spanish recognized the importance of streams. Many of the Mexican land grants that were issued to colonists before 1836 referred … Read more

Eberle to serve as interim director of the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History | Research & Innovation Office

Jaelyn Eberle (Geological Sciences) The University of Colorado Boulder has named Dr. Jaelyn Eberle interim director of its University of Colorado Museum of Natural History effective July 1. Dr. Eberle was appointed to serve as interim director after an initial search to succeed current director Dr. J. Patrick Kociolek did not result in a hire. … Read more

Hundreds of Ancient Mummies Discovered in Vast Egyptian Necropolis

Egypt on Monday unveiled a cache of sarcophagi and bronze statuettes – including one of pioneering architect Imhotep – at the Saqqara archaeological site south of Cairo. They were the latest in a series of discoveries made in the area. Saqqara is a vast necropolis of the ancient Egyptian capital Memphis, a UNESCO World Heritage … Read more

London’s Science Museum Surveys Cancer’s History and Treatment

LONDON – With so many lives affected by cancer – in the United States alone, about 40 percent will receive a cancer diagnosis during their lives – it might be understandable if the disease were a common and compelling subject for museum shows. Despite the statistics, major exhibitions on cancer have been few and far … Read more

Things to do in DFW: Science museum, Newsies at Casa Mañana

In this file photo, visitors check out an interactive globe in June 2021 at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History on Friday. The museum returns to regular hours Tuesday, May 31. Glen E. Ellman Fort Worth Museum of Science and History Looking for an easy excursion for the kids as summer break begins … Read more

‘Planet Shark: Predator or Prey’ headed to the Science Museum of Virginia for the summer | Arts & Theatre

The Science Museum of Virginia is bringing the predators of the sea to Richmond this summer with the opening Saturday of a traveling exhibit, “Planet Shark: Predator or Prey.” “What you’ll see as you walk around is a mix of actual artifacts, replica artifacts and then interactive stations,” said Jennifer Guild, a spokesperson for the … Read more

Orton Geological Museum offers visitors a glimpse into the past | The Lantern

A seven-foot-long ground sloth fossil nicknamed “Jeff” stands directly inside the museum entrance. Credit: AJ Renneker | Lantern Reporter Inside of Orton Hall, located on the south end of the Oval, lies a museum that offers visitors a picture of thousands of years of natural history. The Orton Hall Geological Museum, which houses thousands of … Read more

‘A labor of love’ | Revamped Delaware Museum of Nature and Science opens its doors to the public again | The Latest from WDEL News

To help celebrate a 50th birthday, a Delaware institution received an almost $ 11 million makeover, and is finally ready to show off – just mind the bones and scales. “Summers in the air. I love this time of year. The trees are leafing out, flowers are blooming. It’s all about rebirth and renewal. And … Read more

Newly Opened Museum Of Nature, Science To Get $500,000 From County – Town Square Delaware LIVE

Cameron Grundner got a gopher’s eye view of the Dryptosaurus Friday in the newly reopened Delaware Museum of Nature and Science. During the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the reimagined Museum of Nature and Science, New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer told the crowd that his administration is going to propose a $ 500,000 grant for the … Read more

Final tour of popular guitar exhibition stops at Carnegie Science Center | Arts + Entertainment | Pittsburgh

click to enlarge Photo: Courtesy of the Carnegie Science Center Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked The World Cleveland might have the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, but Pittsburgh will give its rival city a run for its money with a new musical exhibition at the Carnegie Science Center. Guitar: The … Read more