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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. 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.”

  • Question Your World: Who's studying the moon now? 

    Big milestones in science are to be celebrated. While the moon captivated everyone's attention recently, a pretty big mission was launched to further understand the moon. Who's studying the moon now?

  • Volcano: Mount Pinatubo

    What do you remember about 1991? Maybe it’s watching "Hook" or "Point Break" - but many of us might remember the eruption of Mount Pinatubo. Tens to hundreds of times larger than the 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helens, Mount Pinatubo’s 1991 eruption was the second largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century.

  • Question Your World: Can gene editing stop HIV?

    The impacts of science and technology on the medical field continue to change the way we live and also the way we get treatment for various illnesses. Can gene editing stop HIV? 

  • Volcano: Tambora

    While relatively little known to the public today, Mount Tambora is the site of the largest volcanic eruption in recorded human history. The 1815 eruption sent massive amounts of ash and gases high into the atmosphere, cooling the planet so much that the summer of 1816 is often referred to as the “year without a summer.”