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Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration

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  • Ballard, Mystic Aquarium Part Ways After 15 Years

    Ballard, Mystic Aquarium Part Ways After 15 Years
    MYSTIC — Robert Ballard, who has discovered the Titanic and PT-109 among other ancient wrecks, has ended his 15-year relationship with Mystic Aquarium. Ballard said this week that his work with his Ocean Exploration Trust, as well as the Center...
  • Deal of the Day: 'Falloween" Fun At Mystic Aquarium

    Deal of the Day: 'Falloween" Fun At Mystic Aquarium
    Mystic Aquarium kicks off “Falloween” a three-weekend festival of fall fun with “PumpkinFest” on Oct. 18 and 19. There’ll be games, special children’s crafts, prizes, a new sea lion show and divers carving pumpkins...
  • Food, Wine, Fairs, Festivals Fill Up A Connecticut Weekend

    Food, Wine, Fairs, Festivals Fill Up A Connecticut Weekend
    The weekend is coming and it looks like it’s going to be a great one. Autumn weather and a plethora of choices when it comes to getting out.  On Thursday, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra opens its 2014-2015 season with a program featuring  “...
  • Love Story: Rescuers Find Love Caring For Stranded Whale

    Love Story: Rescuers Find Love Caring For Stranded Whale
    Erika Stuebing was scheduled to put a deposit on a house in Atlanta when her boss told her she was flying to Alaska that afternoon to help rescue a day-old beluga whale that had beached itself. The senior biologist at the Georgia Aquarium landed in Seward...
  • Finding a new use for aquarium amphitheater part of dolphin debate

    Finding a new use for aquarium amphitheater part of dolphin debate
    If dolphins depart the National Aquarium, officials are contemplating what to do with the 1.2 million-gallon pool where the marine mammals have been on display for more than two decades. Among the possibilities: creating an underwater forest with...
  • Birds Of Outback At Mystic

    Birds Of Outback At Mystic
    Birds of The Outback land for a return visit to Mystic Aquarium May 17, a hands-on exhibit of more than 500 free-flying birds. The special guest star this year is the Kookaburra. This Australian laughing bird gets its name from the manic laughter-like...
  • Back Aquarium, Not Science Center

    The Connecticut Science Center in Hartford should not be getting extra funding [July 25, Page 1, "$4 Million Grant To Aid Expansion"]. Mystic is the center of tourism in Connecticut. The Mystic Aquarium is showing signs of decay. It should get the extra...
  • Ancient Artifacts From Shipwrecks Part Of 'Lost at Sea' At Lyman Allyn

    Ancient Artifacts From Shipwrecks Part Of  'Lost at Sea' At Lyman Allyn
    Since people started sailing in ships, about a million have wound up at the bottom of the sea. That is the estimate by Robert Ballard, one of the world's most famous maritime explorers. Ballard has led teams that have found the remains of 50 or 60 of...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Holly Bender Buckley Named 2014 CT Outstanding Biology Teacher

    The National Association of Biology Teachers, in conjunction with Carolina Biological Supply Company, Leica Microsystems, and the Connecticut Association of Biology Teachers, is pleased to present Holly Bender Buckley with the 2014 Outstanding Biology...
  • In Waning Days Of Republican Campaign, Candidates Narrow Their Focus

    In Waning Days Of Republican Campaign, Candidates Narrow Their Focus
    In the waning days of the increasingly contentious Republican gubernatorial primary, Tom Foley and John McKinney are narrowing their focus to two of Connecticut's battlegrounds: eastern Connecticut and voter-rich Fairfield County. On Friday, McKinney...
  • Connecticut Museums That Are Accessible To All Budgets

    Connecticut Museums That Are Accessible To All Budgets
    For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....