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2017 @theBradbury

Archived Issues
June 2, 2015

Fuller Lodge

December 2017

In the December issue we highlight our hosting of the annual New Mexico Association of Museums, more school visits to come in 2018, answer a question about magnets, and remind people of our hours during Christmas and New Year's. All this and more.

ASTC exhibit

November 2017

In the November issue we highlight our exhibit experience at the Association of Science - Technology Centers, talk about how to spot phoney "mementoes," mention a couple of recent events to encourage science learning, and include some information on current Laboratory research. All this and more.

Data

October 2017

In the October issue we share what we've learned through a year's worth of data gathering from our visitors, talk about the difficulties of potentially harnessing lightning as a power source, show a new, historic quilt we've acquired, include upcoming events  and more.

Comics and kiosk

September 2017

In the September issue we highlight a new comics/science lecture and workshop, talk about a unique item we have that belonged to J. Robert Oppenheimer, answer a science question. We also include some photos from our recent robotics night   some of the back-to-school resources we have available, highlight one of newest artifacts and answer our monthly science question. To round things out, we also have a couple of our latest science breakthroughs and more.

Back to school

August 2017

In the August issue we cover some of the back-to-school resources we have available, highlight one of newest artifacts and answer our monthly science question. In case you’re in the neighborhood, we also include some activities coming up in August--including robotics night, this and more.

Sample of new exhibit activies

July 2017

In the July issue we cover exciting new exhibits and interactive displays related to the Manhattan Project, answer a question related to the ancient Greeks and the atom, talk about a new addition to our collection that fits one person comfortably, and highlight a couple of recent science stories. In case you’re in the neighborhood, we also include some activities coming up in July and more.

Picture of atom

June 2017

In the June issue we learn about our director's recent trip to Rome as part of a group helping to open a new science museum there, the origin of the "Manhattan Project" name, our current temporary display on a Nobel Prize winner and more.

Picture of atom

May 2017

In the May issue we have pieces on how an atom "knows" when to decay, the challenges of keeping the items in our collection in the best possible shape, how students are helping us provide new experiences on the Manhattan Project National Historical Park, as well as some upcoming events at the Museum. Read these stories and more.

Earth day logo

April 2017

This month we celebrate Earth Day, have an answer to a science question that “will blow you away,” highlight a new model on display and talk about upcoming events.  Read these stories and more.

Pi day

March 2017

In this issue, we ask you to help celebrate Pi Day, tell you what we are learning about our visitors, and take a look our cruise missile shell. We also relate how the Bradbury Science Museum Association is helping with regional educational outreach and highlight a current research story on computational science. Our local Science on Tap and Scientist in the Spotlight events are also listed. Read these stories and more.

PICT students

February 2017

In this issue we highlight our ongoing work with students from Highlands University, a very old "sign of the time" for Norris Bradbury, and our science question of the month talks about lasers and shiny surfaces and more.

1000 Places

January 2017

We're now a place to see before you die, we answer a question about babies born in post offices, and share information about an important, new artifact. We also cover everything from our top 10 news stories of the year to what's available through the new gift kiosk, and more...