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  • In Bloom

    Published07/30/2019

    Check out our featured photo of the month.
  • Photo Gallery: 2018/19 Skynet Scholars

    Published07/01/2019

    Our Skynet Scholars program teaches middle and high schoolers to operate research-grade telescopes through the internet. See a gallery of their astronomical images!
  • Minnesota Skies: July 2019

    Published , By Parke Kunkle & Thaddeus LaCoursiere

    Find out what you can see this month: celebrating Apollo, a planetary showcase, the Summer Triangle, and more!
  • NASA Lunar Samples: July 16-28

    Published06/21/2019

    Hold samples collected by Apollo astronauts in your hands!
  • The Encounter

    Published06/14/2019 , By Meleah Maynard

    It’s been 20 years since Ian Dudley’s bronze sculpture of a moose and three wolves, The Encounter, was first installed in front of the Bell Museum. But only recently did the Lindstrom, Minnesota-based sculptor feel the piece was finally complete.
  • Minnesota Skies: June 2019

    Published05/31/2019 , By Parke Kunkle & Thaddeus LaCoursiere

    Find out what you can see this month: Spotting Jupiter, Moon viewing, the longest day of the year, and more!
  • Reading the Moon

    Published05/01/2019 , By Andria Waclawski

    Explore a collection of moon-related reading curated by the U of M Children’s Literature Collection.
  • 2018 Awardees and Fellowship Recipients

    Published

    Natural History Award and Fellowship recipients have done all kinds of exciting research and projects in the past year. Here are some of the details!
  • Spring Curios

    Published , By Andria Waclawski

    Explore a curated collection of unique gift specimens for the science geek, nature nut, and space case in your life. Members: Get 15% off in the Curiosity Shop every day!
  • ConGRADulations!

    Published04/30/2019

    We’re sending a mammoth-sized congratulations out to all of the student staff and scientific collections assistants graduating this year!