Museums

  1. butterflies on display
    Science & Society

    ‘Specimens’ goes behind the scenes of Chicago’s Field Museum

    The Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago puts seldom-seen specimens on display in a new exhibit to highlight the crucial role of museum objects in scientific research.

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  2. Tubularia indivisa
    Science & Society

    Sea life stars in museum’s glass menagerie

    See Leopold and Rudolf Blaschkas’ delicate glass jellyfish, anemones, sea worms and other marine invertebrates at the Corning Museum of Glass.

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  3. Designing for Disaster exhibit at National Building Museum
    Earth

    Exhibit lays out principles for disaster-resistant structures

    The National Building Museum’s ‘Designing for Disaster’ exhibit showcases the science and engineering of making disaster-resistant infrastructure.

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  4. Martha the last passenger pigeon
    Animals

    Here’s your chance to see the last passenger pigeon

    On display for the 100th anniversary of her species’ extinction, the final passenger pigeon specimen looks pretty good.

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  5. Science & Society

    To do: Summer science exhibits across the country

    Here's a roundup of museum exhibits to explore in the United States.

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  6. Math

    National Museum of Mathematics is antidote to math phobia

    New York's National Museum of Mathematics offers a physical, tactile, even rambunctious presentation of math.

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