Viennese museum displays bits of the moon


Three tests samples of moonstone are now on permanent display from NASA at the Natural History Museum in Vienna. The 84-gram piece of space rock and two soil tests collected from the moon’s surface during the 1971 Apollo-15 mission were presented in person by NASA boss Charles Bolden. Natural History Museum director Christian Köberl said: […]

Cactus squid swims again after 128 million years

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Scientists from the Austrian Natural History Museum have managed to recreate the appearance of a previously unknown Ammonite believed to be the ultimate great-grandfather of the modern-day squid and octopus. The team used complicated 3-D scanning technology to unearth the fossil of “Dissimilites intermedius” a layer at a time after it was discovered in sediment […]