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14 article(s) for February 2015

  • 60 Minutes in Space January 2015 – Dawn spacecraft’s mission to CeresSteve’s final story looks at the arrival of the Dawn spacecraft to the asteroid Ceres.Links to this story: Dawn mission update: approaching Ceres Team of students at Centaurus High School make progress toward launching experiment …
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  • Power tools. Perhaps not the first thing to come to mind in working with delicate artifacts, but as we move forward with rehousing our Oceanic collection, the power is proving invaluable. DMNS received funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to rehouse, catalog, and move our…
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  • Last weekend, the Education Collections Department at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science was lucky enough to partner with Ian Cooke, the Underground Music Showcase (UMS), and Visit Denver to create our very first music video! The Underground Music Showcase (a Denver music festival) has partn…
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  • February Sky Calendar (pdf) Highlights this month's sky phenomena and celestial happenings with local dates and times (Mountain time zone). Free sky maps are available at www.skymaps.com.Skymaps.com produces a nice sky chart to help in locating observable celestial objects. Maps for the month ahead…
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