Natural History Sunday

Spent Sunday afternoon after church browsing through the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. Did you know the Fénykövi Elephant in the museum rotunda is affectionately known as “Henry?” And the Morganucodon is named “Morgie.”

Smithsonian Museum of Natural History

Technological artifacts reveal themselves in the Gems and Minerals galleries: interactive touchscreen kiosks from the 1990s with old Apple Computer and EAI Interactive logos.

Old interactive touchscreen

And while everyone likes to gawk at the Hope Diamond, I personally prefer to watch the radioactive zircon sample spin past this old school Geiger counter.