Busy, busy, as usual. I might be able to bang out another post next week since it will most likely be a short one, but a three day weekend is coming up and I’m going away, so not sure how everything will work out. 868 more words
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The National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) was a museum focusing on nature, located in New Delhi, India. Established in 1972 and opened in 1978, the museum functioned under the Ministry of Environment and Forests of the government of India. The museum was situated on Barakhamba Road at Tansen Marg in central New Delhi, across from the Embassy of Nepal, near the Connaught Place metro station. On 26 April 2016, the museum building and its entire collection were destroyed by a fire. 604 more words
28 April 2016, India Today
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Experts say it was the biggest bibliographic collection on natural history in India. Several hundred books in it were handwritten or ‘last prints’, and hence, lost forever.
New Delhi, April 26: A huge fire destroyed the National museum of natural history (NMNH) here early weekday, reducing its invaluable assortment as well as fossils to ashes, officers reported. 15 more words
The National Museum of Natural History collects things. With over 126 million items in its collections, which include everything from dinosaurs to moon rocks, the NMNH houses the world’s largest, most comprehensive natural history collection. 90 more words