Denver Museum of Nature

Latest articles

3d
FOX 31 Denver
Astronaut Scott Kelly in Denver on Thursdayin Denver. Kelly will be joined by Dr. Steve Lee, a Space Scientist in the Adu
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 3 days ago
in Denver. Kelly will be joined by Dr. Steve Lee, a Space Scientist in the Adult & Children’s Programs Department at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science (DMNS), and a Senior Research Scientist at the Space Science Institute (SSI) in Boulder,... Read more
6d
Summit Daily News
Colorado gem hunters are back near an Alma mine that was once the continent’s best source of rhodochrosite, the official state mineralsquare. Gem hunter Bryan Lees pulled it from the Sweet Home Mine near Alma in 1
Summit Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
square. Gem hunter Bryan Lees pulled it from the Sweet Home Mine near Alma in 1992, but now it sits in a display at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. It's the finest specimen of rhodochrosite in the world. In its time, the Sweet Home was... Read more
11d
KMGH 7 Denver
Introducing Tiny the triceratops: School kids choose name for Thornton dinosaur fossilAugust now has a name: Tiny. Students from Brantner Elementary School in Thorn
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 11 days ago
August now has a name: Tiny. Students from Brantner Elementary School in Thornton had the honor of choosing the name. The Denver Museum of Nature and Science announced the name on Wednesday to coincide with National Fossil Day. The triceratops... Read more
11d
CBS Denver
Students Name Triceratops Found At Construction Site 'Tiny'when all work came to an abrupt halt on Aug. 25. Construction workers gawked at
CBS Denver / Posted 11 days ago
when all work came to an abrupt halt on Aug. 25. Construction workers gawked at what had been found. Scientists with the Denver Museum of Nature and Science inspected the find and said the bones belonged to a triceratops, a rare one. “They... Read more
15d
CBS Denver
'Tend To Be A Little Brittle': Scientists Remove Fragile Fossils From The Groundright in Colorado. Crews building a new police station in Thornton discovered t
CBS Denver / Posted 15 days ago
right in Colorado. Crews building a new police station in Thornton discovered the dinosaur fossils. Scientists from the Denver Museum of Nature and Science worked tirelessly to excavate the bones from the Earth and bring them back to the museum... Read more
2 related articles
17d
CBS Denver
Triceratops Discovery Set In Motion By Construction Site Inspectorthe initial reaction they had was, ‘Wow look at that, that really could be a di
CBS Denver / Posted 17 days ago
the initial reaction they had was, ‘Wow look at that, that really could be a dinosaur,'” said Wagner. Scientists with the Denver Museum of Nature and Science inspected the find and said the bones belonged to a triceratops, a rare one. “They... Read more
2 related articles
17d
CBS Denver
Denver Museum Opening 'Ultimate' Dinosaur ExhibitDENVER (CBS4) – A new exhibit opening at the Denver Museum of Nature and Scien
CBS Denver / Posted 17 days ago
DENVER (CBS4) – A new exhibit opening at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science will offer dinosaur lovers a hands-on prehistoric experience. Ultimate Dinosaurs exhibit at Denver Museum of Nature and Science (credit: CBS) Ultimate Dinosaurs goes... Read more
2 related articles
21d
CBS Denver
RTD: Pot Tax Money ‘Lost Forever’marijuana sales tax is preventing RTD and other special districts, including th
CBS Denver / Posted 21 days ago
marijuana sales tax is preventing RTD and other special districts, including the district that funds the Denver Zoo and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, from collecting millions of dollars in revenue. “The drafting error, which everyone... Read more
2 related articles
23d
FOX 31 Denver
Cuts to RTD, Denver Zoo possible if lawmakers don’t act during special sessiona result, the RTD and the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (which he
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 23 days ago
a result, the RTD and the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (which helps facilities like the Denver Zoo and Denver Museum of Nature and Science) have not been able to collect marijuana taxes since July 1. There are also a handful of... Read more
2 related articles
28d
New Kerala
Dead Sea Scrolls Are Coming To Denver - newkerala news #274626Sept. 24, 2017 : "The Dead Sea Scrolls," the exhibition that has captivated mil
New Kerala / Posted 28 days ago
Sept. 24, 2017 : "The Dead Sea Scrolls," the exhibition that has captivated millions around the world, will open at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science on March 16. The presenting sponsor is Sturm Family Foundation, with major support from... Read more
1m
New York Post
Fossilized poop reveals dinosaurs had really diverse dietsfragment from the Kaiparowits Formation in Grand Staircase-Escalante National M
New York Post / Posted a month ago
fragment from the Kaiparowits Formation in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.Karen Chin, University of Colorado/Denver Museum of Nature & Science They found mounds of the fossilized feces – called coprolites – dating back between 74 and... Read more
11 related articles
1m
Colorado Daily
CU Boulder research suggests some dinosaurs may have cheated on their vegetarian dietsdinosaur feces. Fossilized crustacean pieces are the dark fragments in the cop
Colorado Daily / Posted a month ago
dinosaur feces. Fossilized crustacean pieces are the dark fragments in the coprolite, specimen from the collections of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. (Karen Chin / Courtesy photo) Chin and a team from the Denver Museum of Nature & Science... Read more
11 related articles
1m
ajc.com
Dino dung: 75-million-old dropping holds a bombshellevidence. There’s even a dinosaur toilet, a spot dotted with waste from multipl
ajc.com / Posted a month ago
evidence. There’s even a dinosaur toilet, a spot dotted with waste from multiple animals. Paleontologist Ian Miller of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science was prospecting for fossils in Grand Staircase roughly five years ago when he saw... Read more
2 related articles
1m
The Palm Beach Post
Dino dung: 75-million-old dropping holds a bombshellevidence. There’s even a dinosaur toilet, a spot dotted with waste from multipl
The Palm Beach Post / Posted a month ago
evidence. There’s even a dinosaur toilet, a spot dotted with waste from multiple animals. Paleontologist Ian Miller of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science was prospecting for fossils in Grand Staircase roughly five years ago when he saw... Read more
2 related articles
1m
The Hamilton Journal News
Dino dung: 75-million-old dropping holds a bombshellevidence. There’s even a dinosaur toilet, a spot dotted with waste from multipl
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted a month ago
evidence. There’s even a dinosaur toilet, a spot dotted with waste from multiple animals. Paleontologist Ian Miller of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science was prospecting for fossils in Grand Staircase roughly five years ago when he saw... Read more
2 related articles
m
The Columbian
66-million-old skull could unlock triceratops’ secretsone is unique, though. During a Facebook Live broadcast from the site, Joe Ser
The Columbian / Posted 1 months ago
one is unique, though. During a Facebook Live broadcast from the site, Joe Sertich, dinosaur curator at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, explained that, as with other triceratops located in the Denver area, this one appears... Read more
m
Newswise
Big Herbivorous Dinosaurs Ate Crustaceans as Side DishPeriod, the coprolites were discovered in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Mo
Newswise / Posted 1 months ago
Period, the coprolites were discovered in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah by a team from the Denver Museum of Nature & Science who invited Chin out to their dig. From what we know about dinosaurs, this was a totally... Read more
11 related articles
m
International Business Times
Large herbivorous dinosaurs ate crustaceans as a side dish for this unusual behaviour in fossilized faeces samples – known as coprolites –
International Business Times / Posted 1 months ago
for this unusual behaviour in fossilized faeces samples – known as coprolites – found in Utah by another team from the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. "From what we know about dinosaurs, this was a totally unexpected behaviour," said Karen... Read more
11 related articles

In this news