RALEIGH — Once the largest and deepest gold mine in North America, the Homestake Mine in Lead, South Dakota, is now the home to a new breed of treasure hunter — scientists looking to answer some of the Universe’s most profound questions deep underground in the Sanford Underground Research Facilit
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RALEIGH — Did you know that 1.3 million Earths could fit into the Sun, or that the Sun generates its own kind of wind? The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences celebrates the Sun at International SUNday on Sunday, June 21 from 1 to 5 p.m. Come join Museum astronomers and Raleigh Astronomy Club members for an afternoon of solar viewing, enlightening presentations, and activities for all ages. Learn about the latest research on our illuminating solar giant, discover the Sun’s important place as the super-hot center of our Solar System, and see how our very own star plays a key role in maintaining life on Earth.
June 5, 2015 - 11:10am
Authors have long found inspiration in the natural world. Careful observation of the visible world reveals powerful truths about unseen things.
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Colorful paintings designed by visual storyteller Trena McNabb will be displayed at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ Nature Art Gallery beginning First Friday, June 5 through Sunday, August 2.
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RALEIGH — Hikers, lace up your boots and get ready to journey through the Triangle’s extensive nature trails during the second annual Triangle Volksmarch on Saturday, June 6, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This self-paced hike for all ages celebrates National Trails Day and is hosted by the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, the North Carolina Museum of Art, North Carolina State University, Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources, and William B. Umstead State Park.
May 18, 2015 - 3:12pm
RALEIGH — A Victorian-era scientist and his young American assistant take a test run in their Iron Mole drilling machine and end up in a strange underground labyrinth ruled by a species of giant telepathic lizard-bird and full of cavemen, cavewomen, and prehistoric monsters. Yup. They’re in it deep now! You can be too, when the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences shows “At the Earth’s Core” on Friday, June 5 at 7pm.
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