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Experimental Musings

​We are more than a museum. We’re a bunch of passionate, inquisitive, world-questioning folks who are awestruck at the amazing wonder that is our world. Join us as we muse about science, technology, engineering and math. Learn something new. Ponder a different theory. Pick up some facts for trivia night. And if we may be so bold – enrich your appreciation of science.

  • Volcano: Mt. Etna

    Mt. Etna’s history is long and complex. Its first recorded eruption was in 1,500 BCE, thought to be the first volcanic eruption ever written about. Mt. Etna has erupted at least 200 times since then, including some significant volcanic activity just last month.

  • Question Your World: Is there life out there?

    Are we alone in the universe? A pretty huge age-old question that science has been piecing together bit by bit over the years. Smart men and women are working toward this answer every single day using a myriad of approaches. Does this mean we're getting closer to answering - is there life out there?

  • Volcano: Eyjafjallajökull

    In 2010, the eruption of Eyjafjallajökull produced an immense ash cloud that grounded airline travel and shipping all over Europe, canceling over 100,000 flights. Inconvenienced travelers were stranded in airports for days and the airline industry lost over $1 billion in revenue.

  • Question Your World: Is the answer really blowing in the wind?

    Howdy pardners, they say everything's bigger in Texas, right? Apparently that includes renewable energy generated by wind power! Texas is leading the nation in generating wind power. Today's topic on wind power begs the big question: Is the answer really blowing in the wind?

  • Volcano: Mt. Pelee

    Mt. Pelee's claim to fame, if you will, was the violent eruption of 1902 which killed nearly 30,000 people and destroyed the nearby city of St. Pierre, considered at the time to be the “Paris of the Caribbean.”

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