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  • November 4, 2014 - 11:57am
    Journey to a savage world where time is extinct … the NC Museum of Natural Sciences!
  • November 3, 2014 - 12:07pm

    In the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ newest Nature Art Gallery show, “Ethereal Plumage,” photographer and artist James Henderson shows us the beauty of feathers.

  • October 31, 2014 - 3:58pm

    Curator of Special Populations Liani Yirka has worked with employees at SAS to develop a cutting-edge app that ultimately makes the Museum more accessible to all visitors.

  • September 26, 2014 - 3:31pm

  • September 23, 2014 - 1:54pm

    Sometime during the late 1950s, mankind has achieved the capability of manned space flight and built “The Wheel,” a space station in orbit 1,075 miles above the Earth. From The Wheel, an advanced spaceship is now being launched to distant Mars under the command of Colonel Samuel T. Merritt. Along for the ride are his son Captain Barney, a few crew members, a disgruntled stowaway, a threadbare Bible and … a .45 pistol. I got a bad feeling ‘bout this.

  • September 19, 2014 - 4:59pm

    The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded $112,679 to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences for an evaluation project called PACE (Promoting and Advancing Civic Engagement). The project, which starts December 1, 2014, will examine how the interface of research and education in the Museum’s Nature Research Center (NRC) combine to give visitors a holistic learning experience about the nature and process of ongoing science research.

  • September 18, 2014 - 5:33pm

    A newly discovered hadrosaur, named Rhinorex condrupus by paleontologists from the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and Brigham Young University, lived in what is now Utah approximately 75 million years ago during the Late Cretaceous period.

  • September 18, 2014 - 5:16pm

    Join us Friday morning at 10am in the SECU Daily Planet Theater for the unveiling of the new dinosaur Rhinorex with Dr. Terry Gates.

  • September 17, 2014 - 4:47pm

    Prairie Ridge Nature Play Space celebrates second year by kicking off Take A Child Outside Week with a special Nature Play Day for the whole family.

  • September 16, 2014 - 3:27pm

    Hear the story behind the stunning, extreme weapons we see in the animal world — teeth and horns and claws — and what they can tell us about the way we humans develop and use weapons when biologist and author Douglas J. Emlen presents “Extravagant Weapons: The Story Behind Arms Races in Animals and Men,” at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ Daily Planet Theater on Thursday, October 2 at 7pm. Free. All ages welcome.


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