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Women in Science

Women in Science

March is Women’s History Month.  Women have always been important in science and we would like to introduce you to some historical women in science: Marie Curie (7 November 1867…

DINOSAURS & FOSSILS!

DINOSAURS & FOSSILS!

DINOSAURS & FOSSILS! start “rocking” Jan. 31 In association with the International Museum Institute of New York, the Science Museum of Western Virginia debuts on January 31 a new exhibit…

Dr. Vernon Mountcastle

Dr. Vernon Mountcastle

It is with sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Dr. Vernon Mountcastle. Dr. Vernon Mountcastle, formerly of Roanoke and a Roanoke College alumnus, made fundamental discoveries in neuroscience.  He died Sunday…

Egyptian Expedition

Egyptian Expedition

King Tut is taking over the Science Museum! Egyptian-themed birthday parties and planetarium programs, showcasing the beauty and mystery of the ancient Egyptians, will be offered for a limited time…