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Shark-Human Interactions: Who’s Attacking Whom? | Apr 29

Everything you always wanted to know about Shark Attacks (but were afraid to ask) Sharks invoke fear in many of us, but statistics show we are much more likely to drown in the ocean than be bitten by a shark. How do we know? Meet George H. Burgess, shark expert and curator of the International… Read More ›

Museum lecture traces historic Beagle voyage | Nov 24

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences hosts the final offering of its Charles Darwin Lecture Series on Tuesday, November 24 — the 150th anniversary of Darwin’s landmark publication of “The Origin of Species.” Join Museum paleontologist and science historian Paul Brinkman for a free presentation titled “Charles Darwin’s Beagle Voyage and the Origin of… Read More ›

Museum unveils images of galaxy center | Nov 19

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences will take visitors on a journey to the center of our Galaxy when it unveils unprecedented mural-sized images of the Milky Way’s core as seen by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, Spitzer Space Telescope and Chandra X-ray Observatory. The images will be unveiled to the public on Thursday, November… Read More ›

Museum of Natural Sciences hosts coolest party in town | Nov 14

Chill out in the ultra cool Arctic Lounge, order a frosty cocktail at the Ice Bar, heat things up on the dance floor to the live music of Whammy Fish, or enjoy sumptuous appetizers and desserts.