Monthly Archives: December 2012

Some Natural History Behind Santa’s Magic Reindeer

How accurate is the tale of Santa’s flying reindeer? Educator Sarah McPherson scrutinizes the facts in the fiction—happily, the magic remains. Continue reading

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Artefacts from Mount Vesuvius’ Eruption

For a history buff like Sarah McPherson, an educator at the museum, artefacts from Pompeii tell a fascinating story. Continue reading

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A Christmas Surprise for Our Pacific Aquarium

The addition of new animals to a museum aquarium led to several astonishing scenes. Sarah McPherson and museum visitors were lucky enough to witness these uncommon events. Continue reading

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