29 Mar-01 Jun This popular annual exhibition, based on the prestigious award by the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide, features the best in international...
Back in 2013 we wrote about Museum Hack, a tour group founded by Nick Gray that provides non-traditional, “un-highlight” tours of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Nature fans take note—the group is now offering non-traditional tours of the American Museum of Natural History. Each tour runs about two hours and maxes [...]
The other day at the Library of Congress I thumbed through an original printing of Robert Plot’s 1677 volume “The Natural History of Oxford-Shire.” Plot was the curator of the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford. He spent many pages trying to explain the origin of a giant, fossilized bone found in England. Show More Summary
Link from second slide. Previous posts in this series. Reference: Osborn, Henry Fairfield, and Charles C. Mook. 1921. Camarasaurus, Amphicoelias and other sauropods of Cope. Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History, n.s. 3:247-387, and plates LX-LXXXV.
Would you be willing to serenade an alligator? In 1944, the American Museum of Natural History in New York performed an experiment called "Response of Captive Alligators to Auditory Stimulation," where naturalists observed the ancient...Show More Summary
Diver Michael Lombardi tests out the "exosuit," which allows going to depths of 1,000 feet. (Credit: American Museum of Natural History) As anyone who's ever been a recreational scuba diver knows, diving beyond a depth of 100 feet requires special training. Show More Summary
The Mini Museum is an eclectic collection of specimens from natural and human history that is sealed in clear resin and small enough to fit on your desktop. Hans Fex, a product designer and creator of the Mini Museum, has been collecting specimens for the project for the past 35 years. The specimens range from [...]
Today is the tenth anniversary of Opportunity's landing on Mars. Here at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, we just opened a tenth anniversary exhibit.
The other day at the Library of Congress I thumbed through an original printing of Robert Plot’s 1677 volume “The Natural History of Oxford-Shire.” Plot was the curator of the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford. I handled the beautiful old book very carefully, with some awe and wonder (who were the copy editors then?), and tried […]
Step back 50,000 generations.
In The Power of Poison, currently at the American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan, the history of poison as a natural defense, a murderous weapon, and even a cure is explored in detail.
Emily Graslie was named Chief Curiosity Correspondent at Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History in June 2013. In that role she hosts "The Brain Scoop," a weekly educational YouTube channel devoted to exploring the worlds of taxidermy, zoology, natural history museums and the culture of animal preservation. Show More Summary
Naturalist David Attenborough is known for being one of the best nature documentary narrators in the business. His voice is soothing (so soothing that I once fell asleep at the Natural History Museum while listening to him explain the...Show More Summary
Construction workers digging in Seattle's south Lake Union area have found a tusk from an Woolly Mammoth, according to the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. Q13 FOX reported: "Burke Museum paleontologists have examined the...Show More Summary
Randy Best is a compulsive collector not just of businesses but also of ancient artifacts: "It's a remarkable connection to millions of years ago. Or maybe I never grew up."
Did you know that dinosaurs and squirrels roamed the Earth together? It’s true! Just one of the many fascinating factually true facts waiting for you at The Museum of Alternative Natural History! Over 30 lifelike exhibits will show you the absolute truth that so-called “paleontologists” and “scientists” don’t want you to know! You’ll see how […]
Hidden among the nearly six miles of natural caves and tunnels beneath Buda Castle Hill is the Hospital in the Rock Museum, which preserves the history and rooms of a secret underground hospital that was later turned into a nuclear fallout shelter. Show More Summary
Under the blue whale replica at New York’s Museum of Natural History, Pharrell Williams announced on Friday a partnership between G-Star RAW, Sea Shepard Conservation Society USA, and Bionic Yarn, where Pharrell has been Creative Director...Show More Summary
Joe Jonas hits up the RAW for the Oceans event held at the American Museum of Natural History on Saturday (February 8) in New York City. The 24-year-old singer was joined by its curator Pharrell Williams, as well as Tyson Beckford and The Wanted‘s Siva Kaneswaran. That same night, Joe stopped by the Prabal Gurung [...]