These are the news articles for the selected month.
June 28, 2007The state House Appropriations Committee could recommend more funding for the New College Institute (NCI) and Virginia Museum of Natural History in the future now that committee members have seen the facilities and work of those institutions up close, lawmakers indicated Wednesday.
June 19, 2007The Virginia Museum of Natural History has seen attendance figures increase by thousands of visitors a month since it moved to its new home on Starling Avenue in April.
June 19, 2007A Virginia Museum of History scientist has discovered fossils of a long-necked, gliding reptile that lived hundreds of millions of years ago.
June 18, 2007It's official: Not only is Pluto now a "dwarf planet," the category to which it was relegated last year, but scientists have determined that it is not even the largest of that new class. Eris, an object in the solar system's Kuiper Belt, is larger
June 17, 2007Mayor Kimble Reynolds Jr. is not old enough to remember the June German Balls of decades ago that brought big name entertainers to Martinsville, plus thousands of people to hear them perform.
June 13, 2007Paleontologists have discovered a new small gliding reptile in 220 million-year-old sediments in a quarry on the Virginia-North Carolina border.
June 13, 2007Late Triassic dinosaurs might have looked up to see a tiny, long-necked reptile gliding by, according to a research team that has identified such a creature.
June 12, 2007A moon rock now on display at the Virginia Museum of Natural History was collected during the December 1972 Apollo 17 mission to the moon, giving new meaning to the term "traveling exhibit."
June 12, 2007The fossilized bones of a previously unknown, 220 million-year-old long-necked, gliding reptile may remain forever embedded in stone, but thanks to an industrial-size CT scanner at Penn State's Center for Quantitative Imaging, the bone structure and behavior of these small creatures are now known.
June 12, 2007Paleontologists have discovered a new small gliding reptile in 220 million-year-old sediments of a quarry on the Virginia-North Carolina border.
June 12, 2007An artist's interpretation of Mecistotrachelos apeoros is based on fossils found six years ago in Pittsylvania County