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Miss Natalie is famous!

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

One of Miss Natalie’s photographs was posted on the National Geographic website.

Nats pic of utah

Check out the image she caught of a double rainbow in Utah.  You can vote for it, and it could be published in the actual magazine!  If you would like us to post a picture of nature that you’ve taken here on our website, feel free to email it to melissa@smli.org.

Asteroid or volcanoes? Volcanoes or asteroid?

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

In honor of Dino Mania Day at the museum, a bit of dinosaur news–Deccan Traps

One of the more common questions we are asked at the Science Museum: “What killed all of the dinosaurs?” Another study has been published in Science supporting the theory that a series of eruptions of the Deccan Traps may have been the main culprit causing the demise of the dinos. You can read today’s Discovery News article here or the Reuters article here.