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  • 2018 Awardees and Fellowship Recipients

    Published05/01/2019

    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!
  • Conserving Audubon’s ‘Birds’

    Published , By Don Luce

    No single person better represents the integration of science, art, and nature than John James Audubon (1785-1851). Read more about the eccentric genius behind Birds of America and how you can see his work in person at the Bell—for a limited time!
  • Space Fest Recap

    Published01/30/2019

    Thanks to the thousands who participated in our Year of Apollo kickoff, celebrating all things space at Space Fest, January 19-20!
  • Minnesota Skies: February 2019

    Published01/28/2019 , By Parke Kunkle

    How to view the Winter Circle, er Oval, and more in the latest astro-news!