The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, is opening a search for a dynamic leader to administer all aspects of the museum's operations.
The Planetarium will be closed for projector upgrades from January 26 - February 6, 2015. We will reopen with First Friday Fractals on February 6 and for regular shows on February 7.
After several weeks of approach, and fighting balky memory problems all the way, on January 6th Opportunity made it to its highest ever elevation. The spectacular panorama from the summit shows Endeavor Crater on Mars, which is the same size as the Valles Caldera in New Mexico.
The extinction of the dinosaurs 66 million years ago is thought to have paved the way for mammals to dominate, but a new study shows that many mammals died off alongside the dinosaurs.