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  • August 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.   2013 Sky Calendars 2012 Sky Calendars . JanuaryFebruaryMarch AprilMayJune JulyAugust Jan…
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  • Conversations in Local Health Research

    10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Ricketson Auditorium Brown Bag Lunch with speaker to follow presentation

      The emergence of passive leisure activities (e.g. TV viewing, computer games and the in…
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  • We are having great success in the field and finding all kinds of features related to past land use in the Chicama Valley, such as relic fields and ancient canal systems.  We have also found tons of previously unrecorded archaeological sites in the now barren desert.  I am excited to return and upda…
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  • Shine your boots if you dare go toe-to-toe with this group of impressive young women! This past Tuesday, the Museum was honored to host a morning of tours and talks with the twenty fabulous participants of the Women's Foundation of Colorado 2013 Girls' Leadership Council, and they wowed both me and …
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  • In one week two Teen Science Scholars, Kimi McBryde and Lauren Phan, and DMNS volunteer Clare Hoenig, will join Anthropology Department Postdoctoral Fellow Michele Koons in Peru for three weeks of archaeological and geological fieldwork.  We will be investigating past human-environmental interaction…
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  • Madeline writes: I enjoyed your talk tonight at the Dairy Center! I am a recent graduate from American University (BA in psychology with minors in biology & music) and currently interning with a pharmacology group in Boulder. I am interested in learning more about your work down at the museum …
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  • Scientists from the Space Sciences Department at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science take you "behind the stories" using the best images and animation available to help understand the latest developments. June 2013 – Special guest speaker, Dr. Don Hassler, brings us up to date on the latest r…
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  • July Sky Calendar (pdf) Highlights this month's sky phenomena and celestial happenings with local dates and times. (Mountain time zone).   2013 Sky Calendars 2012 Sky Calendars . JanuaryFebruaryMarch AprilMayJune July January February March April May June July August Septem…
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  • Scientists from the Space Sciences Department at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science take you "behind the stories" using the best images and animation available to help understand the latest developments. May  2013 -- Dr. KaChun Yu talks all about exoplanets - the status of the Kepler mission…
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  • Our Genetics of Taste research study was honored to be the inspiration for this AWESOME sci-fi film made by young film makers Will, Denisse, Elian and Sam from Trail Ridge Middle School in Longmont, Colorado.     Their debut film, Attack of the Blue Tongued Zombies, takes you to the Genetics of…
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