Nicole Small embraced the notion of a world-class science museum and worked toward the goal while battling cancer. She is CEO of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, which will open Saturday. Read More
Well-Preserved Mammoth Skeleton Unearthed in North Texas is Donated to Perot Museum of Nature and Science
An incredibly pristine and rare, nearly complete mammoth skeleton has been generously donated to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. The excavation and transport of the specimen – believed to be 20,000 to 60,000 years old – will take place over the next few weeks. Thanks to the generosity of the Wayne McEwen family, along with the leadership and support of Navarro College, the Mammuthus columbi specimen found in Ellis County has been donated to the Perot Museum. Once catalogued into the Museum’s collections, the remarkable fossil will be preserved for scientific research and study for years to come. Click the news links above for more.
Perot Museum Paleontologist Makes
Another Dino Discovery!
Dr. Tony Fiorillo, curator of Earth Sciences at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and his team are back in Alaska’s Denali National Park this summer exploring the dinosaur tracksite they recently discovered there. The tracksite contained the footprints (and even skin and nail impressions) of thousands of hadrosaurs - or duck-billed dinosaurs - as well as tracks from various other dinosaurs, providing new insight into the lives of these fascinating animals. Click the links above to read more.
The new Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas is scheduled to make its debut on Saturday. Read More
Imagine finding a few pieces of bone that lead to the identification of a new species. That’s what happened to one amateur North Texas fossil hunter whose discovery goes on display with Saturday’s opening of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in D Read More
The Perot Museum of Nature and Science makes almost every other North Texas building look pretty timid. Read More
American firm Morphosis has completed a museum of nature and science in Dallas where visitors begin their tour by taking an escalator journey to the uppermost floor. Read More
Three museums in Dallas have combined into the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, complete with a full-sized dinosaur reconstruction (an Alamosaurus to be specific), an earthquake floor and an entire hall dedicated to sports. Read More
For most of us, the idea of a science museum conjures memories of elementary-school field trips, soaring dinosaur skeletons and mesmerizing exhibits... Read More
When the new Perot Museum of Nature and Science opens, visitors will be able to feel the ground shake beneath them in an earthquake simulation, program a robot to navigate a maze and even test their speed against a virtual Tyrannosaurus rex. Read More
It took the folks at the Perot Museum three years, almost to the day, to build the 180,000 square feet of architecture, green initiative, science, nature, families, technology and awesome that were unveiled to the media this week. Read More
“I never approached it as a beautiful object,” says famed architect Thom Mayne. “If people like it or don’t like it stylistically, well, I can’t please everybody. I’m much more interested in making something compelling and interesting.” Read More