STORIES FROM THE VAULT: Space Rocks

On a February morning in 2013, a meteor traveled through the skies above Russia’s Ural Mountain region. Scientists estimated the meteor had a force 20 times more powerful than the Hiroshima bomb, however it exploded at a much higher altitude and the atmosphere acted as a shield. The meteor’s intense flash of light was momentarily brighter than the sun and its shockwave shattered more than a million square feet of glass, which left approximately a thousand people injured.

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Morris Museum Loan Friday: Mexican Crèche

Happy #MorrisMuseumLoanFriday museum goers! As some of you don’t know, we here down in the Museum Loan Department have served New Jersey public and private schools, libraries, senior citizen and private facilities and organizations for more than half a century. We provide more than 1,400 portable boxed exhibits that relate to subjects in the arts,…

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