Research & Collections News
August 23, 2021
Inventor Emily Evans Tassey and The Hunt for Red October
Skip Tyler: “This, this could be a caterpillar.” Jack Ryan: “A what?” Tyler: “A caterpillar drive. Magnetohydrodynamic propulsion. You follow?” Ryan: “No.” Tyler: “It’s like a, uh, jet engine for the water. Goes in the front, gets squirted out the back.”
July 20, 2021
Museum Collections: What the Ban-Lon?!
One of the craziest things about working in a museum is that you never quite know what you will be doing from one day to another. Sometimes this fact can be frustrating – like when you realize that there is water leaking somewhere where water should not be leaking.