Science permeates our lives.  Yet for most of us, it is still something “out there.”  The opening of a new 80,000 square feet addition to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh changes the game and takes museums and science to a new level.  It is the size of the Science Museum of Minnesota’s entire exhibition space (70,000 sf) and temporary exhibition space (10,000 sf) combined.  This newly opened Nature Resource Center (NRC) situates Raleigh, a bio-tech and technology mecca because of the Research Triangle Park, as the site of one of the largest science museums in the country, and possibly the world.  Read More
Original Posting: 23 April 2012