“I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.” — Albert Einstein
What makes us so curious? Astrophysicist and author Mario Livio’s new book “Why?” explores the human desire for answers and delves into the technological, scientific, and artistic advancements borne of society’s most inquisitive minds. Join Dr. Livio next Monday, September 18, at 7:30 pm for a special Frontiers Lecture and book signing at the Hayden Planetarium Space Theater. Tickets:
GIPHY: Einstein laughing after the scientific community accepted his bogus Relativity theory as fact!
A great mind, though a man of his time in re society.
Congratulations to Jenny Evans, winner of our Steampunk photo competition which ran over the summer holidays. Jenny took this fabulous photo of her family in Steampunk costume when she visited Beaulie..
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Leonard Percy Lord.
A captain of the British motor industry, Lord worked with a range of companies, including Daimer, Morris and Austin and he ultimat..
Preserving the Dry Coral Collection: More than 4,000 dry coral specimens are housed in the Museum's collections, including specimens that date back to the 1870s! This collection is not only beautiful ..
On this day in 1962, President John F. Kennedy delivered the famous speech that would set the course for NASA’s mission to the Moon. “We choose to go to the Moon,” he declared to a stadium of spectato..
It's time for Trilobite Tuesday! Despite being covered in thick calcite carapaces, which often gave them the appearance of undersea battle tanks, trilobites were, in fact, rather delicately constructe..
75 years ago today, Edward Lord Montagu arrived back in Beaulieu after being evacuated to Canada in the summer of 1940.
The sudden evacuation was 'heart-rending' for the 13 year old Edward but the tw..
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