Natural History

Eagle Scout project helps uncover Ice Age fossils

Eagle Scout project helps uncover Ice Age fossils

Local scout works with Cincinnati Museum Center to process fossils CINCINNATI – Local Boy Scout Ryan DiMisa recently led a group of 14 youth and adults through a one-day, intensive project to uncover Ice Age fossils from buckets of gravel that the Geier Collections & Research Center at Cincinnati Museum Center had collected more than […]

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Two new OMNIMAX® films take you on a journey of a lifetime

Two new OMNIMAX® films take you on a journey of a lifetime

Island of Lemurs: Madagascar and Hidden Universe debut June 13 at Cincinnati Museum Center CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center is taking you halfway around the world and beyond the stars with two new OMNIMAX® films opening in their five-story domed theater. Island of Lemurs: Madagascar and Hidden Universe open in the Robert D. Lindner Family […]

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Bruce Museum opens Extreme Habitats: Into the Deep Sea

The Bruce Museum in Greenwich presents Extreme Habitats: Into the Deep Sea an exhibition on view now through November 9, 2014. Explore the vast and extraordinary deep sea, the last frontier on this planet. Discover the extremophiles that form the foundation of a hydrothermal vent Witness the bizarre appearances and adaptations of deep-sea species Learn […]

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Smithsonian Museums Reveal New Species of Large, Feathered Dinosaur

A team of scientists from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, the Carnegie Museum of Natural History and the University of Utah has described an unusual bird-like dinosaur previously unknown to science, resembling a cross between a modern emu and a reptile. The new species, Anzu wyliei, lived 68 to 66 million years ago […]

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National Museum of Natural History opens Unintended Journeys exhibition

National Museum of Natural History opens Unintended Journeys exhibition

The National Museum of Natural History presents Unintended Journeys an exhibition on view Feb. 7 – Aug. 13. Drawing on 50 stunning and poignant images taken by photographers at Magnum Photos, the exhibition explores humanity’s vulnerability to the unpredictable power of nature, as well as communities’ resilience in the face of disaster. The exhibition explores […]

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University of Richmond Museums opens Virginia ROCKS! Geologic Selections from the Collection

University of Richmond Museums opens Virginia ROCKS! Geologic Selections from the Collection

The University of Richmond Museums presents Virginia ROCKS! Geologic Selections from the Collection, on view from January 24, 2014, through June 12, 2015 Including more than forty specimens from the museum’s permanent collection, the exhibition presents an introduction to geology as it relates to the Commonwealth of Virginia. The exhibition highlights the varied geological areas […]

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National Museum of Natural History announces arrival of Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton

The National Museum of Natural History announced that the Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton it obtained from Montana will arrive in Washington April 15. The T. rex skeleton will be the centerpiece of the museum’s new 31,000-square-foot national fossil hall, which will open in 2019. The current hall will close to the public April 28 in order […]

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