Blog Archive: Research

[image] Paleo Storms

Paleo Storms

Paleotempestology is storm chasing through geology. Learn more in this post.
[image] A Quest for More Critical Thinkers

A Quest for More Critical Thinkers

Research Quest is an online series of investigations, including videos, instructional guides, 3D images of digitized museum objects, and more.
[image] Spiky-Headed Dinosaur a First for Utah

Spiky-Headed Dinosaur a First for Utah

What’s covered in spikes and 76 million years old? The answer isn’t a prehistoric pincushion. It’s Akainacephalus johnsoni, the newest dinosaur to be named from Utah.
[image] Akainacephalus johnsoni Video

Akainacephalus johnsoni Video

Watch a video about Akainacephalus, a new species, discovered in Utah, announced July 19, 2018.
[image] Objects Tell Stories of the Fremont People

Objects Tell Stories of the Fremont People

Objects found at Baker Village give insight into Fremont ways of life.
[image] NHMU Research Update, June 2018

NHMU Research Update, June 2018

A quick summary of the wide-ranging research happening now at NHMU.
[image] Spinning a Sustainable Future

Spinning a Sustainable Future

A growing field of biologists and materials engineers are taking hints from spiders and developing methods to replicate spider silk proteins for commercial use.
[image] Is The Greatest Snow on Earth in Danger?

Is The Greatest Snow on Earth in Danger?

As this winter season comes to a close, NHMU digs into Utah's claim to "The Greatest Snow on Earth," and whether or not it's in danger.
[image] A Fuzzy Invader—Fox Squirrels in Utah

A Fuzzy Invader—Fox Squirrels in Utah

After introduction to the West over a century ago, fox squirrels have finally made their way to Utah.
[image] Utah Tyrannosaur Discovered After 76 Million-Year Slumber

Utah Tyrannosaur Discovered After 76 Million-Year Slumber

What was it like to be there when a 76 million year-old tyrannosaur was airlifted from its longtime grave? And where had that grave been over those many millions of years?