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  • 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!
  • Minnesota Skies: May 2019

    Published , By Parke Kunkle & Thaddeus LaCoursiere

    Find out what you can see this month: Star hopping, Moon viewing, deep sky objects, and more!
  • Minnesota Skies: April 2019

    Published03/27/2019 , By Parke Kunkle

    Find out what you can see this month: Mars, zodiacal constellations, Lyrids, and more!
  • Water Worlds

    Published03/22/2019 , By Gretchen Zampogna

    Congratulations to UMN students Camryn Schmidt and Putheawin Samphea! The pair presented an original planetarium show, Water on Other Worlds, for the museum’s Weather & Water After Hours event on March 20.
  • Minnesota Skies: March 2019

    Published03/01/2019 , By Parke Kunkle

    A planetary showcase, the seven sisters, and a super moon: find out what you can see this month!