From Museum Basement, A ‘new’ Dinosaur

A paleontologists chose a name for an unknown dinosaur genus that has brought him more publicity than any of his other discoveries.

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  • NPR Design Visits the National Museum of African American History and Culture
    I asked my colleagues in attendance to share anything novel about the building or the use of space for exhibition and gathering: Bryan called our attention to the spacial metaphors in the design of the museum — starting from the lowest basement level ...
    12/5/2016 - 3:06 am | View Link
  • All dolled up: Childhood favorite finds new home at museum
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    12/5/2016 - 12:26 am | View Link
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    12/3/2016 - 5:59 am | View Link
  • Egyptian mummy found in German museum basement
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    11/28/2016 - 8:59 pm | View Link
  • The Design Museum of London
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    11/24/2016 - 10:36 pm | View Link
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  • Museum of Menstruation and Women's Health
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    11/30/2016 - 6:18 pm | View Website
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    11/29/2016 - 9:18 pm | View Website
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    11/29/2016 - 12:21 pm | View Website
  • ArtScience Museum
    Discover creativity at its best – through art, science, design, media, architecture and technology. Promotions & free programmes for children, schools, families ...
    11/29/2016 - 10:33 am | View Website
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