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HMNS Wiess Energy Hall-Energy City day
Another beautiful day in Energy City, the 2,500-square-foot 3-D, 1/150th-scale “white model” of downtown Houston. Houston Museum of Natural Science Courtesy Photo
HMNS Wiess Energy Hall-Geovator
The redesigned Geovator takes passengers on a simulated ride deep into the earth and millions of years in the past.  Houston Museum of Natural Science Courtesy Photo
HMNS Wiess Energy Hall-Energy City night
Energy science powers the nightscape of Energy City.  Houston Museum of Natural Science Courtesy Photo
HMNS Wiess Energy Hall
Weiss Hall sometimes looks like the engine room of a scifi space ship.  Houston Museum of Natural Science Courtesy Photo
HMNS Wiess Energy Hall-Energy City
Energy City gives a lasar light show lesson in energy science.  Photo by Tarra Gaines
HMNS Wiess Energy Hall-EFX 3000
Take a simulate ride inside the borehole of an oil well in the EFX 3000.  Photo by Tarra Gaines
HMNS Wiess Energy Hall-EFX 3000, Karina Pal MontaƱo-Bowers
We're in good hands as experienced shrinking scientist (Houston actress Karina Pal Montaño-Bowers) miniaturizes the EFX 3000.  Photo by Tarra Gaines