One of the greatest discoveries since the T-Rex—a 48-foot long snake that weighs in at 2,500 pounds—Titanoboa is the largest snake known to science and the longest in world history to date!
This giant serpent can now be seen as part of the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition entitled, Titanoboa: Monster Snake, on display at the Museum of Arts and Sciences beginning September 7, 2013.
The exhibition delves into the discovery, reconstruction, and implications of this enormous reptile and features a full-length documentary on the historic discovery of Titanoboa, and other fascinating, entertaining and educational information.
The Human Gyroscope in the Museum’s lobby is just one of the many new interactive exhibits the Museum of Arts and Sciences acquired recently from the former Fort Discovery National Science Center in Augusta. Recently purchased from the National Science Foundation, the Human Gyroscope is a fun and exhilarating immersive experience that gives riders a sense of weightlessness.
What is World Space Week?
This year’s Reptile Rendezvous was one of the best 2013 “Fun Family Days” at the Museum of Arts and Sciences. It offered an opportunity for everyone to meet the large collection of reptiles and amphibians that make the Mini-Zoo home, as well as a chance to see others that will be visiting the Museum especially for the day.
It probably comes as no surprise that reptiles are some of the most misunderstood animals alive today. However, these cold-blooded creatures are very important to the ecosystem, so it is important to support and protect them and their contribution to the balance of nature.
melodies that begin each new day
rhythms that fill our cities and countryside
sounds that lull us to sleep every night.
Experience the sounds and songs of life and
investigate the origins of music!
Wild Music: Sounds & Songs of Life — a remarkable exhibition that celebrates every note of every player in the symphony of life — was on display at the Museum of Arts and Sciences from February 1 through September 8, 2013.
An interactive exhibit with rich experiences from three immersive environments — underwater, forest’s edge, and a city square — Wild Music featured:
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