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We’ve Extended the Deadline! The NC Museum of Natural Sciences invites you to illustrate your best and most realistic version of a bioluminescent or aquatic bug in its natural surroundings. Illustrations will now be accepted through August 31, 2010 . The Museum is hosting its first-ever BugFest Illustration Contest to celebrate our most popular annual [...]
Flash! Ah-aah. He’ll save every one of us on First Friday Discover the reason for all the recent extraordinary intergalactical upsets when “Flash Gordon” shows at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences on Friday, August 6 at 7pm. In this campy update of the 1930s comic strip, Flash is a quarterback for the New [...]
Train to become an official severe weather spotter, meet local television meteorologists, and learn tips for surviving hurricanes, tornadoes and lightning storms at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ first annual StormFest, Saturday, April 10 from 9am to 4pm.
At 60 feet long, Carcharodon megalodon was the largest shark that ever lived and a dominant marine predator. Sharks are at risk today, with recent population declines attributed to humans. While the Megalodon vanished 2 million years ago, its fascinating story inspires lessons for contemporary science and shark conservation. “Megalodon: Largest Shark that Ever Lived” [...]
This fall, follow along on a photographic expedition through Alaska’s 19.2-million-acre Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, courtesy of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ newest special exhibit, “Journey Through the Arctic Refuge,” on display Saturday, October 17 through January 10. Free. The exhibit tells the story from the perspective of a National Geographic-sponsored traverse in [...]
On Tuesday, September 29, Senior Curator of Paleontology Dale Russell presents a talk based on his new book “Islands in the Cosmos: The Evolution of Life on Land,”
Join in the fun and discover that chemistry is cool as the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and the American Chemical Society concoct a day full of awesome chemistry experiments, exhibits and special presentations on Saturday, October 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.
Join renowned astronomer and historian Dr. David H. DeVorkin for a discussion of Henry Norris Russell’s role in the controversial events surrounding the discovery of Pluto nearly 80 years ago. The presentation ― “The Discovery of Pluto: Accident or Prediction?” ― takes place Friday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh. Free.
It’s everybody’s non-pollutionary, anti-institutionary, pro-confectionery factory of fun! It’s scrumdiddlyumptious! It’s the original “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,” showing at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences