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Natural History Lates - Exploration
Go here for travel details and more information Embark on an adventure at Lates this August. For centuries, humankind has had an unwavering desire to explore, discover and ultimately understand more about our planet, as well as its place within the cosmos. From dedicated scientists studying space rocks in labs to intrepid adventurers scaling mountains, join us for a night of discovery and reconnect with the explorer in you. Meet our scientists at a range of pop-up stations as you explore the Museum after dark at Lates. Nature’s Lab Ever wondered what goes into the planning of a scientific exploration or what it’s like out in the field? Join Museum scientist Erica McAlister as she shows her tools of the trade for collecting specimens while revealing interesting tales and specimens from a recent trip to Dominica. Out of this World Meet the Museum scientists working at the forefront of space research. Get answers to your pressing questions about meteorites and what they can tell us, current and upcoming space missions, space travel, planetary protection and beyond. The Deep Sea Zone Find out how scientists discover what lies in the deepest, darkest depths of our oceans using incredible technology including ROVs (Remotely Operated Vehicles). See all the ROV action with breath-taking Nautilus Live footage.

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