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Posted on Dec. 17, 2013 by Jim Folsom
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It’s now been more than a year and a half since The Huntington reopened the Japanese...

Posted on Oct. 17, 2013 by Jim Folsom
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In times past, nature delivered challenges in an orderly manner. Every few years we’d hear about a remarkable new pest or disease that threatened whole populations of plants...

Posted on Apr. 25, 2012 by Jim Folsom
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Posted on Oct. 12, 2011 by Jim Folsom
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Another post in a series about Mr. Huntington's Garden by the botanical director of The Huntington Large-scale geological features take time, like millions of years. Natural streams and waterfalls emerge...
Posted on Sep. 13, 2011 by Jim Folsom
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Another post in a series about Mr Huntington's Garden by the botanical director of The Huntington I believe we forget that some of the important garden plants are actually native to the United States...

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Sep. 21, 2020 by Kevin Durkin
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In 1904, more than a half-century before the creation of NASA, George Ellery Hale (1868–1938), a solar astronomer and astrophysicist, founded the Mount Wilson Observatory ...
Sep. 16, 2020 by Giovana Romano Sanchez
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Hear and Now is a new podcast that connects the incomparable library, art, and botanical collections at The Huntington with the wider world ...
Sep. 10, 2020 by Steve Hindle
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In a normal year, nearly 2,000 scholars in the fields of history, literature, art history, and the history of science, technology, and medicine would be conducting academic research ...

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