Museum of Life and Science http://wunc.org en 1,000 Blue Butterflies Hatching At Museum Of Life & Science http://wunc.org/post/1000-blue-butterflies-hatching-museum-life-science <p>It sounds like a dream—a thousand iridescent butterflies fluttering around in a glass atrium—but this month you can experience it for real at the&nbsp;<a href="http://lifeandscience.org/visit/events/thousand-butterflies"> Museum Of Life and Science’s Magic Wings Butterfly House</a>. Starting today, the Butterfly House’s one thousand Blue Morpho butterflies will begin hatching from their chrysalises and living out their two to three week adult stage among the House’s other insects and tropical flora. Mon, 01 Jul 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Laura Candler 17937 at http://wunc.org 1,000 Blue Butterflies Hatching At Museum Of Life & Science Statewide Science Festival Kicks Off Friday http://wunc.org/post/statewide-science-festival-kicks-friday <p>The <a href="http://www.ncsciencefestival.org/">N.C Science Festival</a> – a series of more than 300 science-related events at locations across the state – kicks off this Friday. &nbsp;It’s the third year for the festival, and it's expected to draw more than 200,000 participants. The first event is a stargazing party for all ages at 45 different sites across the state. Triangle-area venues include the Museum of Life and Science in Durham, Marbles Kids Museum and Imax Theater in Raleigh, the Morehead Observatory in Chapel Hill and Jordan Lake in Apex.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 21:59:27 +0000 Catherine Brand & Laura Candler 13051 at http://wunc.org Statewide Science Festival Kicks Off Friday