Science & Research

The NMMNH&S currently engages in research in many fields of study. Learn about our collections, curators, publications, and more!

NMMNH&S has a vibrant paleoscience department that does current research and has extensive fossil collections.
Bioscience includes a diverse collection of biological specimens that are accessible for research, education and exhibits.
The Geoscience wing of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science conducts research geology and paleontology and maintains the Museum's extensive fossil and mineralogical collections.
Space Science
The Space Science wing of NMMNH&S houses our observatory, planetarium, and space science collections. We also have a connection to research being done on the planet Mars!
The curators at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science direct scientific research and collection activities for the Museum. All of the science staff conduct research on the natural history of New Mexico and the surrounding areas.
Publications & Bulletins
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science produces a variety of publications, ranging from posters to a bilingual education series for elementary teachers to technical contributions on natural history.
Three Hundred Seconds of Science
Join Museum staff for 300 Seconds of Science, a weekly spot from the Museum and Good Day New Mexico, on KOB-TV Channel 4.