| Dec 16, 2013
| 5:05 AM
In Georgia, in this land of cotton, Civil War battlefields, and big mess of traffic in Atlanta, it's hard to imagine that dinosaurs once roamed these hills of red clay millions of years ago.
But roam, they did, something I didn't really learn until I...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Were dinosaurs social animals? What was life like for baby dinosaurs? These and other questions are answered in the new exhibit opening Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven: "Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies."...
| Mar 13, 2014
CTNow uncovered Joanne Sciulli in New Haven's Westville Manor housing project, where she works with the nonprofit she founded, Solar Youth. At age 44, Sciulli gets questions about how she maintains her conspicuous vitality. She unearthed her secrets for...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 11:54 AM
In the third-floor rock-and-mineral galleries at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven are some spectacular and beautiful geological wonders: a smooth, transparent pink calcite, a sea-green fluorite that looks like a big jade teddy bear, a...
| Mar 8, 2013
For many people the defining moment in the Field Museum's recent history was the bid at a 1997 auction that made Chicago home to the Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton known as Sue.
But that choice could have far less impact on the Field's future than another...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Echoes of Egypt: Conjuring the Land of the Pharoahs
Ends Jan. 4, 2014, Peabody Museum of Natural History, 170 Whitney Ave., New Haven, (203) 432-5050, peabody.yale.edu. Colleen Manassa, curator of Echoes of Egypt, gives a tour of the exhibition on...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 1:20 PM
"A Weight Loss Horror Comedy." By Laura Jacqmin. Directed by Eric Ting. Through February 10 at the Long Wharf Theatre, 222 Sargent Drive, New Haven. (203) 787-4282. longwharf.org
Far be it from me to pre-judge, but the marketing...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Other cities may have had stuff like inaugurations and parades, but nothing can overpower Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in New Haven. Especially when you place some open-minded violinists in the midst of steel-drum thumpers.
The MLK holiday in New...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:30 AM
17th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice: Jan. 20, noon-4 p.m.; Jan. 21, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, 170 Whitney Ave., New Haven, (203) 432-5050, peabody.yale.edu....
| Jan 2, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Seasons of Change: Global Warming in Your Backyard
at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History through Feb. 24, 170 Whitney Ave., New Haven, (203) 432-5050, peabody.yale.edu
The sign above a suggestion box just inside "Seasons of Change: Global...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 8:05 AM
British quartet Stornoway return to the Great Hall of the Peabody Museum to perform under the dinosaurs, in support of their latest record Tales from Terra Firma. Catcy indie rock and giant dinosaur fossils? Yes, please.
May 5, 12:30 p....