Category Archives: Museums etc.

Brazil’s Museu Nacional And The Fragility Of Scientific Infrastructure

By now, you might have heard about the calamity that is the fire that essentially destroyed Brazil’s Museu Nacional, which held over twenty million items, making it one of the largest collections (perhaps formerly) in the world. According to early … Continue reading

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POW WOW In NoMa

Or as the kids used to call it, Sursum Corda. Since the beginning of May, the 2018 POW WOW mural festival murals have been up in NoMa–which used to be called Sursum Corda, which is a much cooler name; NoMa … Continue reading

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Calcite On Quartz

Observed at the National Museum of Natural History, D.C.:

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He Really Does

Observed at the Hirshhorn Museum, D.C.:

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Shopping Descartes

Observed at the Hirshhorn Museum, D.C.:

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Words To Live By?

Observed at the Hirshhorn Museum, D.C.:

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Christmas Trains At USBG

Every year the U.S. Botanic Garden has a Christmas train display. This year, the theme is U.S. roadside attractions. Without further delay:

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