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Congo river fish evolution shaped by intense rapids

(American Museum of Natural History) New research provides compelling evidence that a group of strange-looking fish living near the mouth of the Congo River are evolving due to the intense hydraulics of the river's rapids and deep canyons. Show More Summary

Masterpieces in American landscape painting on display at the Wichita Art Museum

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

For the first time at the Wichita Art Museum, 41 landscape paintings of early American art history from the premier collection of the New-York Historical Society will be on view in The Poetry of Nature, featuring masterpieces by such notable artists as Thomas Cole, Asher B. Show More Summary

American Museum of Natural History extension: New addition for visitors will open in 2020

last monthLifestyle / Luxury : Luxuo

The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in Manhattan has unveiled details of its new Gilder Center, a 235,000-square-foot project that will feature immersive exhibitions, a new Insectarium and Butterfly Vivarium and a theater that will offer a counterpart to its famous Hayden Planetarium.

I Watched Neil deGrasse Tyson Take On a Science Skeptic

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Last week, the American Museum of Natural History in New York and famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson held a press event to announce the museum’s new Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation. Read more...

Watch AMNH's Giant Blue Whale Get Its Annual Cleaning

last monthHumor / odd : mental_floss

5279644815001 The American Museum of Natural History in New York is home to a one-ton, 94-foot-long blue whale model that hangs above the Hall of Ocean Life. And just like any other knick-knack, it occasionally needs a good dusting. You can find out more about the challenges of cleaning the whale here.

THE LEFT’S WAR ON SCIENCE: Climate activists step up campaign to cut funding to science museums. To…

THE LEFT’S WAR ON SCIENCE: Climate activists step up campaign to cut funding to science museums. Today’s target is the American Museum of Natural History in New York, which is being denounced for taking money from Rebekah Mercer and allowing her to serve on its board of trustees. The activists want her removed because she has […]

Museum Trustee, a Trump Donor, Supports Groups That Deny Climate Change

A leader of the American Museum of Natural History has been using her family’s millions to finance organizations that some say undermine the museum’s mission.

American Museum of Natural History exhibition explores Cuba's rich biodiversity and culture

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

Cuba is a place of exceptional biodiversity and cultural richness, and now a new bilingual exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History offers visitors fresh insights into this island nation just 94 miles from Florida?s shores. Show More Summary

Front Burner: No Chianti, but Plenty to Chew On

The author of “Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History” will discuss it at the American Museum of Natural History next month.

NYC American Museum of Natural History Where Paranormal Activity Is a Prehistoric Adventure

NYC American Museum of Natural History Where Paranormal Activity Is a Prehistoric Adventure This New Year, NYC’s own “Ghost Doctors” will be leading groups of newly inducted ghost... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Research on dinosaur embryos reveals that eggs took 3 to 6 months to hatch

(American Museum of Natural History) New research on the teeth of fossilized dinosaur embryos indicates that the eggs of non-avian dinosaurs took a long time to hatch --between about three and six months. The study finds that contrary to previous assumptions, dinosaur incubation is more similar to that of typical reptiles than of birds. Show More Summary

Visiting NYC: American Museum Of Natural History

Taking the kids out of school to travel is always something I stand behind because they will always learn more from what they see than what they hear about. In October my son accompanied me on a work trip to the Big Apple and one of the things I was excited to do with him was show him some of the city's incredible museums. Show More Summary

American Museum of Natural History Hackathon Tackles 21st Century Library Challenges

On November 18–20, the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) hosted “Hack the Stacks,” a solution-building event where over 100 developers, programmers, and others with a passion for computer science worked overnight to develop innovative solutions for the challenges faced by modern libraries and archives. Show More Summary

"Human population through time"

2 months agoHumor / odd : TYWKIWDBI

YouTube link. "It took 200,000 years for our human population to reach 1 billion—and only 200 years to reach 7 billion." An interesting visualization by the staff at the American Museum of Natural History.

American Museum Of Natural History Reports Partial Fossil Fuel Divestment

The American Museum of Natural History, the country's oldest, largest, and one of the most popular museums in the country, has revealed it has partially divested its $650 million endowment from fossil fuel investments, in response to...Show More Summary

New study doubles the estimate of bird species in the world

(American Museum of Natural History) New research led by the American Museum of Natural History suggests that there are about 18,000 bird species in the world -- nearly twice as many as previously thought. The work focuses on 'hidden'...Show More Summary

New study doubles the estimate of bird species in the world

New research led by the American Museum of Natural History suggests that there are about 18,000 bird species in the world—nearly twice as many as previously thought. The work focuses on "hidden" avian diversity—birds that look similar to one another, or were thought to interbreed, but are actually different species. Show More Summary

Taraji P. Henson & Octavia Spencer Team Up At CNN Heroes Gala 2016!

Hidden Figures co-stars Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer teamed up to hit the red carpet together while attending the 2016 CNN Heroes Gala held at the American Museum of Natural History on Sunday (December 11) in New York City. The ladies were joined at the event by Neil Patrick Harris, Keegan Michael Key, Edward [...]

Ice age vertebrates had mixed responses to climate change

(American Museum of Natural History) New research examines how vertebrate species in the eastern United States ranging from snakes to mammals to birds responded to climate change over the last 500,000 years. The study reveals that contrary...Show More Summary

Human population explosion, visualized

3 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The human population reached 1 billion in its first 200,000 years. It took just 200 more years to reach 7 billion. This data visualization video from the American Museum of Natural History presents the explosive growth of our species. [via]

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