The Boston Fire Department reports State Police recovered the body of a man who jumped into the Charles behind the Museum of Science around 3:15 p.m. and then never came up.
Museum of Science
"All hail Gozer!" JB Parrett exclaimed as he took this shot of the angry skies over the Museum of Science this evening.
They are, however, OK at the Museum of Science, the Boston Business Journal reports.
JB Parrett watched the sunset today from the Boston side of the Museum of Science.
State Police report arresting Ryan Parrott, 24, this morning, following a chase across O'Brien Highway that involved a helicopter and a police dog.
Museum security guards called the nearby State Police barracks shortly before 11 a.m. to report they were chasing a suspect, according to a State Police statement:
Mark Jaquith reports on 20 linden tree planted last week in front of the Museum of Science to replace the trees cut down in January for road and sidewalk work:
It will be a real pleasure to regain the shade, cooling and wonderful smell of the flowers when they bloom in early summer.
Chris Devers reports yesterday was the last day ever for the barbell-shaped Zeiss projector at the Museum of Science's planetarium. He says they're getting a state-of-the-art projector that'll be able to do all sorts of cool stuff, but, really, it'd be a little like showing up for the indoor lightning show only to find out the giant towers have been replaced with a laser.
Steve Nadis explains how he came by to move Mars today.
Of course, you can't watch this Museum of Science ad without also watching this New England Aquarium commercial.
Is under the influence of some mind-altering drug, Erin suggests:
... At this point, the whole "Dark Side" mythos is so overblown that I can't hear a note of it without being thrown back into some cliche college legend - probably one involving scag weed and "The Wizard of Oz". Sitting in the planetarium, head craned back and neck cramping from the angle, I was acutely aware that if I'd done this years earlier I would have had the good sense to enjoy it in a much more fitting manner. ...
Brian McFadden has a couple of naming suggestions that could go a long way toward bringing back excitement to the museum.
Seven altogether; goes before the Boston Zoning Board of Appeal on July 29 for a variance.
Via John Keith.
From Physics to Pheromones:
An Adult Science Fair
Monday, March 3, 6:00 â€“ 9:00 p.m.
Museum of Science, Boston
La Diabla says good bye to Bradford Washburn, who built the Museum of Science:
... Thank you for creating my all-time favorite place to be in this town. I think I'll spend an afternoon in your Theatre of Electricity, under the electric glow of your Van Der Graff generator this weekend.
Dave Copeland went to the Body Worlds exhibit at the MoS, explains why he wouldn't go again:
... Some of the full figured models -- particularly the ones where hair and fingernails were preserved or where the person's facial features were still readily identifiable -- were disturbing. To me, at least. Again, I'm squeamish.