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Scientists: Bad Luck Killed The Dinosaurs

WASHINGTON (WNEW) — As the Smithsonian begins its 5-year restoration plan for the National Museum of Natural History’s dinosaur bones, comes a new report that suggests the colossal beasts were extremely unlucky that the asteroid that wiped them out hit the Earth when it did. 240 more words


D.C. Road Trip - A Long Day at the Museum

Going into the trip, we had not settled on what day we would visit the Smithsonian, but the decision was made on the road to Lynchburg. 889 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: CONTAINERS

From WordPress’s Daily Post:

“Boxes, tanks, wrappers: for this week’s Photo Challenge, show us something that contains something else.”


I’m thinking of a container as being a repository for something….like, say, collections of rocks and insects and dinosaur bones (and lots of other stuff like that!)

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What is a Smithsonian Early Explorer?

Recently SEEC and the National Museum of Natural History formed a new partnership. We are already lucky enough to have two spaces inside this amazing museum and now, we will be offering a very special program in NMNH’s… 85 more words

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My Week in Museums: Weeks Four and Five

I’ve had such a busy past two weeks. Besides some crazy times at my internship (mostly related to the opening of the incredible show American Metal: The Art of Albert Paley… 539 more words

National Museum of Natural History

Opened in 1910, the National Museum of Natural History is managed by the Smithsonian Institute in Washington. In this museum is one of the most visited in the world, visitors discover on two levels, the life of the Earth through a collection of dinosaur skeletons, fossils or gemstones. The two…

The Capital of the USA; Home to Dead Mammals, Mummies, and Rocks.

Yes, I know I said that I would tell you about my trip to D.C. on Saturday. Well, here it two days late.

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