Natural History

Bloomfield Science Museum Jerusalem Presents The Deep

Bloomfield Science Museum Jerusalem Presents The Deep

Exhibition travels from Paris to the Bloomfield Science Museum Jerusalem. Open through August, 31, 2010. A journey to the unknown world at the great depths of the ocean floor, home to creatures unlike any you’ve ever encountered. These are animal species that survive extreme conditions of total darkness, crushing water pressure, and freezing temperatures–creatures that […]

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Record 35 000 People Attend Grand Reopening of Canadian Museum of Nature

More than 35 000 people came through the doors of the Canadian Museum of Nature during its grand reopening celebrations on the May 22–24 (Victoria Day) weekend. “This was an extraordinary response and a strong indication of the public’s interest in nature and the environment, as well as their love for this venerable national historic […]

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New York State Museum Scientists to Study Glacial Lakes in Esopus Valley

ALBANY, NY – During the week of June 28, New York State Museum geologists will collect sediment cores in the Esopus Valley and its tributary valleys to conduct research relating to climate change, as well as to assist in improving the quality of New York City’s water supply. The research project, funded by the National […]

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Cleveland Museum of Natural History Announce Discovery of 3.6 Million-Year-Old Relative of ‘Lucy’

Cleveland Museum of Natural History Announce Discovery of 3.6 Million-Year-Old Relative of ‘Lucy’

Meet “Lucy’s” great-grandfather. Scientists from The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Kent State University, Case Western Reserve University, Addis Ababa University and Berkeley Geochronology Center were part of an international team that discovered and analyzed a 3.6 million-year-old partial skeleton found in Ethiopia. The early hominid is 400,000 years older than the famous “Lucy” skeleton. […]

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Friday Night is Party Night at Zoological Society London Zoo

Londoners are being invited to get that Friday feeling every week this August with ZSL London Zoo’s brand new late-night-opening event, ZOO LATES. The Zoo is the place to go this summer, and the party animals will be staying up past their bed-time to enjoy a cosmopolitan night of cocktails, canapés and dancing… Each Friday […]

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National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium Expansion to Open June 26, 2010

National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium Expansion to Open June 26, 2010

Dubuque, Iowa – The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium announced that its much-anticipated $40 million expansion will open Saturday, June 26, 2010. The 50,000 square-foot Museum & Aquarium expansion into the former Diamond Jo portside building will house three immersive galleries including four salt-water aquariums. The new center will also have several publicly accessible, […]

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Museum of Science, Boston to Open Whales | Tohorā Exhibition

BOSTON, – This summer, New Englanders will have the chance to climb inside the heart of the largest living animal, stand before two massive skeletons—each longer than a school bus, and discover the latest scientific findings about the creatures that have intrigued, astounded, and inspired humankind throughout history, from the Atlantic Coast to the South […]

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