March is Women's History Month, and we're looking to our nearly 150-year past, exciting present, and bright future to bring you stories of women in science here at the American Museum of Natural History. Read more...
With his new single “All Day” finally out in the wild, it’s safe to say Yeezy Season is in full swing. Earlier today he visited the Oxford University Museum of Natural History to deliver a lecture to a group of students. Throughout the speech he touched on anumber of topics including fine art, classism and […]
Kanye West visited Oxford University on Monday and students live blogged some of the crazy things the US rapper came out with. Yeezus spoke at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History at a function hosted by the Oxford Guild Business Society, which dates back to 1897. Show More Summary
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History was going to have a Darwin Day event this month, that was co-sponsored by New Mexicans for Science & Reason, the Humanist Society of New Mexico, and the Freedom from Religion Foundation chapter...Show More Summary
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History canceled a series of events honoring scientist Charles Darwin after two local retired engineers lobbied for discussions on “intelligent design” to be included, KRQE-TV reported. “It’s a very controversial issue,” said James...
John Tradescant founded Britain's first museum in the 17th century on a collection of mermaid hands, natural history specimens, and a purported piece of the crucifix.
It's all a conspiracy by the powerful natural history museum lobby. There's a new Public Policy Polling poll out identifying Scott Walker as the top Republican pick among their presidential maybe-candidates. But some of the other poll results among self-identified Republicans are doozies. Show More Summary
Ellen V. Futter, president of the American Museum of Natural History in New York: “The public has a real thirst to understand the world around them. But what people don’t want to do is be intimidated or made to feel like it’s too much for them to understand. We are … removing any sense that […]
See how a forensic anthropologist works with archaeologists to examine artifacts and a human skeleton to determine who the person was and the cause of death.
YouTube link. The American Museum of Natural History offers incomparable resources for anyone seriously interested in the natural world. They are now producing a series of videos designed to highlight their mission and their astonishing...Show More Summary
The Smithsonian and the American Library Association (ALA) have developed a new traveling exhibition on human evolution based on the iconic ?David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins? at the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. Show More Summary
In our new series, Innovation Undercover, discover what 33 million museum specimens reveal about the world. The frozen tissue collection has nothing to do with sad scenes in the hit Disney movie. Rather, it's one of many rooms at the American Museum of Natural History where about 100,000 genetic samples are studied and maintained. Show More Summary
The latest episode of the Aerican Museum of Natural History's outstanding series "Shelf Life" is about the discovery of the olinguito, a ridiculously adorable species of mammal first identified in 2013 – ninety years after its remains were first collected, in 1923. Read more...
1. Purported advice for NYC. And Zimbabwe covets canines. 2. What are the limits of ECB assistance to Greek banks? And it is becoming increasing difficult to maintain natural history museum collections. 3. Shipping the good lobster out? (China fact of the day) — “Chinese New Year is on the verge of becoming Maine’s second-biggest […]
Callista Gingrich paid $700 for a romantic Valentine’s Day eve sleepover in the American Museum of Natural History Friday.
Former House Speaker and noted smartphone user Newt Gingrich will spend tonight at the American Museum of Natural History with his wife, Callista. He and his wife. Tonight. For Valentine's Day. Take from this what you will, then pray for blindness. [ more › ]
In “Six Ways to Prepare a Coelacanth,” Ichthyology Curator Melanie L. J. Stiassny of the American Museum of Natural History tells the tale of the museum’s rare coelacanth specimens, and explains the process of specimen preparation. The video is the third episode in the museum’s video series, Shelf Life. via Digg
Go to Google and do a picture search for “natural history museum”. Here are the results I get. (I’m searching the UK, where that term refers to the British museum of that name — results in the USA may very.) In the top 24 images, I see that half of them are of the building […]
Todd accepting a Grammy with Daft Punk & friends (via) The One Step Beyond series continues at the American Museum of Natural History this Friday (2/6) with dance music veteran and Daft Punk collaborator Todd Edwards headlining. Also on the...
The American Museum of Natural History gives lovers an out-of-this-world experience with Romance Under the Stars at the Hayden Planetarium. The evening includes a cocktail hour with open bar,... To view the full story, click the title link.