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The new Perot Museum of Science and Nature is tough to avoid in these parts, with its opening Saturday and the weeks  of coverage leading up to the big debut. But one of the coolest products just arrived: a time-lapse video showing the construction of architect Thom Mayne's landmark building.

Mark Knight / Perot Museum of Nature and Science

After seven years of planning and building, Dallas’ new Perot Museum of Nature and Science opens to the public tomorrow. While the bold architecture and eco-sensitive landscape offer plenty to ogle, it’s what’s inside that many visitors will come to see.

Shelley Kofler / KERA News

Imagine finding a few pieces of bone that lead to the identification of a new species. That’s what happened to one amateur North Texas fossil hunter whose discovery goes on display with Saturday’s opening of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas.