A visit to the Natural History Museum – The Nature of Cities

Museums and collections surely served to materialize the appropriation of history, englobed within Britannia’s magnanimous fold. One almost expects Tarzan to come swinging from the roof trusses, the archetypical English gentleman who whitewashes the colonial-industrial complex with the image of unsullied nature. At the end of November 2021, spending a few days in London, I … Read more

U.S. Gold Corp. Announces Drilling Results from the CK Gold Project and a Visit by Distinguished Geologist Dr. Richard Sillitoe

In commenting on these latest assay results and Dr. Sillitoe’s visit, Kevin FrancisVP Exploration and Technical Services of US Gold, said, “The primary purpose of the 2021 drilling program was to support feasibility study level hydrology and geotechnical studies. The three holes reported, CK21-04c, CK21-05c and CK21-08c, were primarily hydrology holes. CK21-04c confirms results of … Read more

Alaska Natives explore science careers during Kannapolis visit – Salisbury Post

KANNAPOLIS – In 2019, Dontae Jimmie attended a “kid’s science camp” at the Yukon River fish camp in Alaska led by Dr. Mary Ann Lila, professor at NC State University, and Dr. Kriya Dunlap, associate professor at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks. Jimmie, now a rising senior in high school, lives in the village of Northway, … Read more

Pupils celebrate science with Rutherford Appleton Laboratory visit

More than 100 pupils gathered to celebrate science at the South Oxfordshire Science Fair Grand Final. It was held on Wednesday at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Visitor Center at Harwell, offered free of charge for the event. The pupils involved were from the Vale Academy Trust and the South Oxfordshire Ogden Trust Partnership. Read again: … Read more

Five science museums to visit in the Boston area – The Daily Free Press

The triceratops fossil display at the Boston Museum of Science. Other science museums in Boston include the EcoTarium, Arnold Arboretum, Harvard Museum of Natural History, and Warren Anatomical Museum. COURTESY OF DADERDOT VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS Whether it’s your first time in the city or you’re a long-time student looking to explore, Boston has a number … Read more

A Visit to Quarry Island

For over a hundred years, the MSP area has largely turned its back on the Minnesota river bottoms. Once the center of trade and culture for both the Dakota and early white settlers, they remain largely undeveloped and secluded. As a result, many of the sites that played a role in our state’s early history … Read more

National Parks to visit this summer include Grand Canyon, Yellowstone

Travel experts predict 2022 will mark a triumphant return of the summer vacation. At the top of travelers’ bucket lists are America’s national parks. The National Park Service system includes 423 areas covering more than 85 million acres. In addition to national parks, areas also include monuments, battlefields, military parks, historical parks, historic sites, lakeshores, … Read more

Energy Secretary to Visit Nuclear Plant, Discuss Waste Issue | Connecticut News

By JENNIFER McDERMOTT, Associated Press WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) – The US energy secretary is planning to visit a nuclear power plant in Connecticut on Friday at the invitation of the local congressional member as they both work to change how spent nuclear fuel is stored nationwide to solve a decadeslong stalemate. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm … Read more

A planetary geologist joined the extended mission of the OSIRIS-REx mission to visit another asteroid

NASA this week extended the missions of eight of its spacecraft, including OSIRIS-REx, because of their potential to deepen our understanding of the solar system and beyond — and Northern Arizona University planetary geologist Chris Haberle will be one of the scientists involved in the newly extended project. OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith … Read more