Science museums

FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2017 file photo, Neil deGrasse Tyson attends a fan event celebrating the release Kelly Clarkson's album "Meaning of Life" at YouTube Space New York in New York. A museum spokesman said in a statement Thursday, July 25, 2019, the astrophysicist will keep his job as head of the Hayden Planetarium at New York's American Museum after the museum concluded its investigation into sexual misconduct charges against him. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
July 28, 2019 - 4:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will keep his job as head of the Hayden Planetarium at New York's American Museum of Natural History after the museum concluded its investigation into sexual misconduct accusations against him. A museum spokesman said in a statement Thursday that...
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II reacts during a visit to the Science Museum in London, Thursday March 7, 2019. The Science Museum will announce Thursday, its upcoming exhibitions for summer 2019. (Simon Dawson/Pool via AP)
March 07, 2019 - 7:52 am
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has posted her first Instagram image. The media-savvy queen posted from the Science Museum Thursday to help promote the museum's summer exhibition. Using an iPad, she shared an image on the official royal family Instagram account of a letter from 19th century...
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FILE - In this May 21, 2016, file photo, Jack Horner sits under Montana's T-Rex in the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, Mont. The Montana paleontologist, Horner, who consulted with director Steven Spielberg on the “Jurassic Park” movies is developing a three-dimensional hologram exhibit that will showcase the latest theories on what dinosaurs looked like. Horner and entertainment company Base Hologram are aiming to have multiple traveling exhibits ready to launch in spring 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Volz, File)
May 20, 2018 - 12:28 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Forget the gray, green and brown dinosaurs in the "Jurassic Park" movies. Paleontologist Jack Horner wants to transport people back in time to see a feathered Tyrannosaurus rex colored bright red and a blue triceratops with red fringe similar to a rooster's comb. Horner, who...
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January 28, 2018 - 9:29 am
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — An exhibit opening soon at a museum in western Michigan explores the science behind watersheds and the importance of keeping them healthy. "Water's Extreme Journey " opens Feb. 3 at the Grand Rapids Public Museum . It's designed so that visitors can understand what it's...
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Dale Kronkright, head of conservation at the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, studies oil painting by Georgia O'Keeffe for signs of deterioration in Santa Fe, N.M., Dec. 29, 2017. Chemical changes are gradually darkening many of O'Keeffe's famously vibrant paintings. Art conservation experts in Santa Fe and the Chicago plan to use advanced imaging technology to detect the buildup of soap and protect paintings by O'Keeffe and other artists. Kronkright looks at a painting titled Above the Clouds 1. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
December 29, 2017 - 5:21 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Chemical reactions are gradually darkening many of Georgia O'Keeffe's famously vibrant paintings, and art conservation experts are hoping new digital imaging tools can help them slow the damage. Scientific experts in art conservation from Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the Chicago...
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In this Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 photo, people watch interstellar bodies move through space during a media preview at the planetarium at Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, N.J. The newly refurbished planetarium is the largest in the western hemisphere and uses ten advanced projectors to produce an 8K resolution. It opens to the public on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
December 09, 2017 - 11:31 am
New Jersey's Liberty Science Center in Jersey City is aiming to take visitors into space in what they are billing as the largest planetarium in the Western Hemisphere. The Jennifer Chalsty Planetarium in Jersey City, which opened Saturday, features a dome that is 89 feet (27 meters) in diameter,...
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CORRECTS MONTH OF THE TOUR IN LOS ANGELES TO MARCH FROM JANUARY - FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, file photo, tourists look at the tomb of King Tut as it is displayed in a glass case at the Valley of the Kings in Luxor. Artifacts from the tomb will go on display at the California Science Center in Los Angeles in March 2018 to kick off a ten-city tour to mark the upcoming 100th anniversary of the tomb's discovery. King Tut’s tomb was discovered in 1922, more than 3000 years after his death. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)
November 29, 2017 - 10:48 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Artifacts from King Tut's tomb are going on tour next year to mark the upcoming 100th anniversary of the discovery of the Egyptian pharaoh's resting place. The California Science Center says the exhibit, "KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh," will go on view at the Los...
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September 26, 2017 - 6:00 pm
The interim Carolinas News Editor is Jeffrey Collins. The supervisor is Skip Foreman. A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take...
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September 26, 2017 - 8:56 am
Editors: Assignment Editors: Photo Editors: Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in North Carolina. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to interim Carolinas News Editor Jeffrey Collins at 803-603-8675 or at...
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September 26, 2017 - 3:05 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than 50 science centers across the state will soon be receiving grant awards as part of the second year of the North Carolina Science Museums Grant Program. The program, which awards $2.39 million in grants, is one of the ways that the state of North Carolina invests in...
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