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Paleontology

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2014

    Photos: Denver area's 19 best free attractions and tours according to VISIT DENVER

    VISIT DENVER has assembled several great things-to-do lists under the heading "Denver's Sensational Summer," including the nineteen best free attractions and tours. The roster includes several new selections since last year (see those choices by clicking here and here) plus fresh rankings and new in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    Photos: Denver's best free attractions and tours, part one

    This summer, we've been celebrating Colorado and the Mile High City by spotlighting many of the features found on Visit Denver's Denver.org site, including our collection of Denver's top eleven hidden tourism gems and the thirteen best free day trips from Denver. But our latest list, featuring the b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    DMNS head curator Kirk Johnson will take over the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.

    Kirk Johnson, a paleontologist and fossil hunter who made science and history fun for the masses at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science for the past 22 years, has landed a job with the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. Johnson, the head curator and vice president of research ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Flying Monsters looms large at the IMAX 3-D Theater: A Q&A with DMNS curator Joe Sertich

    Look! Up in the air! It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's a pterosaur! A what? When we think of prehistoric flying things, it's usually the more well-known feathered dinosaurs, such as archeopteryx, that we conjure in our minds. But the pterosaur, which reached unbelievable sizes and was related more ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 29, 2011
  • Calendar

    September 29, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Dino-bots! A preview of the T. Rex Encounter at DMNS

    ​The first thing you're going to want to do when you walk into the T. Rex Encounter exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, which opens today, is run up to the gigantic, robotic Tyrannosaurus rex. The problem is, the second you do that, the T. rex will roar at you and despite the f ... More >>

  • News

    February 24, 2011

    The War Next Door

    Rich in history and imperiled species, Pinon Canyon isn't like any other place on earth. Locals fear that the Army wants to tear the hell out of it.

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    100 Colorado Creatives: Dana Cain

    Dana Cain: A glittering rainbow-avalanche of arts.​If the overarching Colorado arts scene is like an awesome picture of a unicorn galloping across a rainbow -- and we're going to go ahead and say that it is -- then Dana Cain is like the glitter: essential. A tireless arts cheerleader and all a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    3OH!3: My first Live with Regis and Kelly appearance went a little like this.

    Live! with Regis and Kelly? Naw. We're good. Not that anybody's asking us, but if they were, we'd have to take a pass. That's just us, though. What do we know? Hell, it was probably pretty cool to meet someone who was actually around when dinosaurs roamed the earth (just joshing there, Reeg), and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2010

    Michael Bublé stalked by a velociraptor?

    Our world is full of inexplicable things. Things like the appeal of Michael Bublé. Seriously, can anyone explain his appeal to us? But once you simply stop questioning and accept that yes, somehow Michael Bublé is stupidly famous and getting rich off recording crap adult contemporary pop tunes a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2009

    Meet George Callison, who helped discover a tiny dinosaur named after... Fruita?

    George Callison could use a dinosaur to pose for him.​That old cliche about good things coming to those who wait is certainly true in George Callison's case. Today, Callison is a happy retiree living in the Grand Junction area, where he spends his free time painting landscapes; check out his ... More >>

  • Music

    November 20, 2008

    Invisible Orange

    Iron Mountain
    Self-released

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2008

    Paleontology rules Dinosaurs: Ancient Fossils, New Discoveries

    A diorama of what the Liaoning Forest might have looked like during the time of dinosaurs. Photo by Roderick Mickens/American Museum of Natural History Amazing discoveries are constantly being made in the paleontological field, but China's Liaoning Forest is yielding some information that's truly a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 25, 2008

    Do the Dinosaur

    The Denver Museum of Nature & Science brings in an age-old exhibit.

  • Film

    May 1, 2008

    Sea Monsters

    Wildlife Experience

  • Calendar

    January 17, 2008
  • Calendar

    October 4, 2007

    Them Bones

    Ray Troll and Kirk Johnson hunt for fossils.

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2007

    Hey Rockies: Ditch the Dinosaur

    My sister, a baseball fan who's married to another baseball fan, called me just after midnight in New York City. We're watching the game, she said. Here's a question. Is the Colorado Rockies mascot a pentaceratops that turns around behind the plate and wiggles his hands at the pitcher or wiggles hi ... More >>

  • Music

    August 3, 2006

    Bad Wizard

    Saturday, August 5, Marquis Theatre, 303-298-0900.

  • Culture

    October 20, 2005

    Beyond Belief

    Buntport's Realism: The Mythical Brontosaurus teases out the truth.

  • Music

    July 22, 2004

    The Hives

    Tyrannosaurus Hives (Interscope)

  • Sports & Recreation

    March 25, 2004

    Best Golf Course

    Fossil Trace

  • Calendar

    October 16, 2003

    Dino Might

    The prehistoric World Tour arrives to rock Denver

  • News

    August 14, 2003

    Incoming!

    Compulsive finder Kent Hups is hot on the trail of a mega-meteorite.

  • Sports & Recreation

    March 27, 2003

    Best Look Back

    Ancient Denvers
    Denver Museum of Nature & Science

  • People & Places

    March 27, 2003

    Best Dinosaur Detective

    Ken Carpenter
    Denver Museum of Nature & Science

  • News

    October 31, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of October 31, 2002

  • Calendar

    June 6, 2002

    A Dino-Porn-Free Zone

    Get the real lay of Colorados prehistoric landscape via this way-way-back exhibit.

  • Sports & Recreation

    April 4, 2002

    Best Place to Find Fossils

    Florissant Fossil Quarry

  • Sports & Recreation

    April 4, 2002
  • News

    November 29, 2001

    Bones of Contention

    Finding Barnum was hard enough. But to excavate the intrigue around the prize T. rex, you must dig deeper.

  • Sports & Recreation

    March 29, 2001

    Best Dinosaur Tracks --Indoors

    St. Cajetan Event Center

  • Sports & Recreation

    March 29, 2001
  • Culture

    March 8, 2001

    Where Dinosaurs Rule

    Both adults and children will be enchanted by The Dinosaur Play.

  • Best of Denver

    June 29, 2000

    Best dinosaur

    Cedarosaurus weiskopfae -- Weiskopf's Cedar-reptile

  • Film

    May 18, 2000

    Deranged in the Mesozoic

    The Disney formula goes disturbingly awry in the off-putting Dinosaur.

  • Calendar

    March 4, 1999
  • News

    June 19, 1997

    Skeletons in Their Closet

    The feds had a bone to pick with this fossil-hunting family.

  • News

    September 26, 1996

    Extinct Possibilities

    Once Gary Staab found his calling, the rest was pre-history.

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