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  • The Very Large Array

    The Very Large Array

    Socorro, New Mexico

    Money-shot from countless sci-fi films, the VLA listens for exotic space noise while tolerating terrestrial tourists.

  • Space Aliens in Roswell

    Roswell Alien Attraction Autopsy!

    Roswell, New Mexico

    Special examination of the glowing organs and viscera that comprise Roswell's alien tourist attractions.

  • National Museum of Nuclear Science and History

    National Museum of Nuclear Science and History

    Albuquerque, New Mexico

    Former National Atomic Museum still packs a punch with weapons and memorabilia of the Atom Age.

  • New Mexico Museum of Space History

    New Mexico Museum of Space History

    Alamogordo, New Mexico

    New Mexico reaches for the stars with an educational and amusing collection of exhibits and unique artifacts.

  • Teako's Giants of Hatch

    Teako's Giants of Hatch

    Hatch, New Mexico

    Teako Nunn has gathered America's fiberglass statue elite at his BBQ restaurant and RV business.

  • Space Murals Museum

    Space Murals Museum

    Organ, New Mexico

    NASA knickknacks and orphaned artifacts, and a big water tank with a space mural.

  • Tinkertown

    Tinkertown

    Sandia Park, New Mexico

    Tiny miniatures -- too many to count -- in mechanical motion, the life's work of the late Ross Ward.

  • El Santuario de Chimayo Shrine

    El Santuario de Chimayo Shrine

    Chimayo, New Mexico

    Miraculous Catholic shrine in New Mexico. Many attest to the spiritual and physical curative powers of the sacred dirt, so don't take our "attitude" to heart...

  • Monument to the Flying Paper Boy

    Monument to the Flying Paper Boy

    Queen, New Mexico

    One of the most obscure, remote monuments in America, marking the spot where "the flying paper boy of the Guadalupes" crashed.

Trunkations

  • Centered in Albuquerque: 1912 vs. 2012

    Trunkations.

    Albuquerque - Finding the exact center of a city an unevenly shaped blob can be a headache. But in late 2010 Cliff Wilkie, a geodetic surveyor, took on the challenge of finding the exact center of his home city. Full story

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