Springtime is bustling with activity at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. This month alone, visitors can enjoy an array of exhibits and programming ranging from art and dinosaurs to extreme weather and science comedy.
April 6, 2015 - 4:12pm
April 1, 2015 - 5:24pm
RALEIGH — Join WRAL chief meteorologist Greg Fishel and renowned severe weather expert Kerry Emanuel for a unique presentation titled “Hurricanes and North Carolina: A Stormy Future,” at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences on Thursday, April 16, 7–8:30 p.m.
March 31, 2015 - 3:15pm
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March 26, 2015 - 11:40am
RALEIGH — In a paleontological discovery of a different sort, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ latest Dinosaur Illustration Contest for Kids uncovered some true artistic treasures.
March 25, 2015 - 12:58pm
RALEIGH — Neither bombs, bullets, jets or rockets can stop Gorgo ... but one little boy knows its secret! Wouldn’t you like to know? Find out when the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences shows the epic creature feature “Gorgo” on Friday, April 3 at 7pm. Free.
The Biogen Foundation awards the NCMNS $584,700 grant to further cutting-edge science lab-based programmingMarch 25, 2015 - 10:00am
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March 19, 2015 - 10:03am
A newly discovered crocodilian ancestor may have filled one of North America’s top predator roles before dinosaurs arrived on the continent. Carnufex carolinensis, or the “Carolina Butcher,” was a 9-foot long, land-dwelling crocodylomorph that walked on its hind legs and likely preyed upon smaller inhabitants of North Carolina ecosystems such as armored reptiles and early mammal relatives.
March 12, 2015 - 11:02am
RALEIGH — A starry night is one of nature’s most magical wonders. Yet in our artificially lit world, three-quarters of Americans’ eyes never experience true darkness.
March 5, 2015 - 11:28am
RALEIGH — Cone snails are venomous and predatory. About 100 of the 800 known species hunt fish as their prey. One species, Conus geographus, can even kill people.
March 5, 2015 - 10:14am
They can have up to 80 teeth, are nocturnal, carnivorous, and the closest living relatives to birds. They’re also the theme animal of this year’s Reptile and Amphibian Day, Saturday, March 14 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.