Fire ravages Brazil’s Museum

“It is an unbearable catastrophe.” So said a director of the 200-year-old museum in Rio de Janeiro — the country’s oldest scientific institution — after it was consumed by flames Sunday night. Many of the museum’s 20 million items, which include Egyptian and Greco-Roman artifacts, dinosaur bones, a 12,000-year-old human skeleton, and many Brazilian historicalContinue reading “Fire ravages Brazil’s Museum”