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  • July 25, 2012 - 1:06pm

    The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences' Nature Art Gallery will host an exhibit of paintings by Shelly Hehenberger starting Friday, August 3, with an opening reception for the artist from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The show, titled Chaos and Cosmos, continues through Monday, September 3.

  • July 18, 2012 - 3:53pm

    Benjamin Franklin once said, “The only certain things in life are death and taxes,” indicating that change is inevitable. How has the world changed in the last 30 to 40 years? Where would we be without cell phones, DVDs, and the Internet?

  • July 16, 2012 - 2:59pm

    There’s no honor among thieves when it comes to rodent robbers—which turns out to be a good thing for tropical trees that depend on animals to spread their seeds.

  • July 13, 2012 - 9:37am

    Science Cafe: What’s all the fuss about the Higgs boson? Science comedian Brian Malow and NC State University physicist Dean Lee help you understand what the Higgs field is, what the Higgs boson is, and how they can be responsible for other particles having mass. What are particles, anyway?

  • July 12, 2012 - 2:01pm

    On June 5, 2012, we lost a phenomenal American writer … Ray Bradbury.

  • July 11, 2012 - 2:47pm

    Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider have recently discovered the Higgs boson. So, what does this mean? What IS the Higgs boson? For that matter, what is the Large Hadron Collider?

  • July 6, 2012 - 3:56pm

     'Force of nature' to retire as science museum director

  • June 26, 2012 - 5:31pm

    The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences' Nature Art Gallery will host an exhibit by North Carolina nature and wildlife photographer Chuck Carmack titled Portraits of Nature Friday, July 6 through July 29, with a reception for the artist on Friday, July 6 from 4 to 6 p.m.

  • June 21, 2012 - 2:11pm

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  • June 21, 2012 - 12:45pm

    Science Cafe: The Battle for North Carolina’s Coast with Stan Riggs. Dr. Riggs is one of four experts on barrier islands who co-authored The Battle for North Carolina's Coast: Evolutionary History, Present Crisis, and Vision for the Future (University of North Carolina Press, Fall, 2011).


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