Museum Blog

  • By Kimi McBryde, 2013 Teen Science Scholar   August 3rd, 2013 We got up at about 7:30 am to go to an archaeological site called San Jose de Moro.  The same van from last night came to pick us up this morning.  It was about an hour and a half drive to the site, which was really cool because they h…
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  • By Kimi McBryde, 2013 Teen Science Scholar   August 2nd, 2013 We finally landed in Trujillo and all the bags made it again.  Each time we reclaimed the auger, the ski bag (where the auger was stored) had clearly been opened and checked to see what the heck was in the bag.  We got to Trujillo at a…
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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 Friday, August 9, 2013 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Ricketson Auditorium Brown Bag Lunch with speaker to follow presentation Get up, Stand up...Stand up for your Health!   The emergence of passive leisure activities (e.g. TV viewing, computer games and the intern…
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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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