epiCENTER: Explore the CENTER of it all with our staff!

Enjoy the observations and interests of the people who work at the Center of the West here in our staff blog. Just note that these are the personal perspectives of individual staff members, and are not meant to be official representations of Center expertise or policy.

Exhibition Review: “Invisible Boundaries”

Invisible Boundaries

“When I look at the map [of elk migration], I feel I can see Yellowstone’s beating heart. The routes are the veins and arteries, and… Read More

Powder Hour: Evolution of Firearms

W. F. Cody, Deringer, Percussion Cap, 1.69.1800

Early Ignition Systems Since the introduction of black powder around 1250, cultures have been finding ways to create and improve firearms. The very first firearms that… Read More