(Florida Museum of Natural History) Butterflies fly during the day while moths travel at night - or so you might think. In reality, their behavior is much more complicated.A new Florida Museum of Natural History study offers the first comprehensive overview of the surprisingly complex question of when butterflies and moths are active.
Located in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, the California Academy of Sciences is an aquarium, planetarium, and natural history museum all wrapped into one. Attracting visitors from all over the world, the California Academy of Sciences aims to explore, explain, and sustain life on Earth. Show More Summary
"The board of the Berkshire Museum made a decision to just shift focus [to history, natural science, and tech], not to tear up the institution and start all over again.... The sad truth is that the people running the Berkshire Museum just don't care that much about American art any more, at least not […]
Engraved Fields features new work by Ohio artist, Jack McWhorter. These colorful, abstract paintings imbued with nature, color, and form are on view now through March 4, 2018. This original exhibition was curated by Tom Wachunas. McWhorter develops his paintings through a thoughtful and intuitive process. Show More Summary
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County opened its special exhibition Green Diamonds: Natural Radiance, which adds eight cases of bright color and shine inside the Museum?s renowned Gem and Mineral Hall. The vibrant diamonds...Show More Summary
On this beautiful Sunday morning, I took my ten year old grandson to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, one of the best natural history museums in the country. There we explored exhibits on space exploration, gems and minerals,...Show More Summary
“Probably 99.999 percent of all species that ever existed are no longer with us,” says American Museum of Natural History’s Michael Novacek. Extinction, he explains, is just another part of life. Maybe not the best part of life if you’re...Show More Summary
The American Museum of Natural History has revealed its tree, annually decorated with an origami menagerie.
(University of Oxford) A new study led by Oxford University Museum of Natural History has revealed that an extinct group of marine reptiles called sauropterygians evolved similar inner ear proportions to those of some modern day aquatic reptiles and mammals. The research is published in Current Biology today.
A new study led by Oxford University Museum of Natural History has revealed that an extinct group of marine reptiles called sauropterygians evolved similar inner ear proportions to those of some modern day aquatic reptiles and mammals. The research is published in Current Biology today.
(Johns Hopkins Medicine) Using modern research tools on a 155-million-year-old reptile fossil, scientists at Johns Hopkins and the American Museum of Natural History report they have filled in some important clues to the evolution of animals that once roamed land and transitioned to life in the water.
The Liberty Science Center in Jersey City says it’s 110 feet in diameter — even bigger than one across the river at the Museum of Natural History.
After a month of careful cleaning and examination by volunteers and staff at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, a nearly complete dinosaur skull and partial skeleton discovered in Thornton, Colo., and originally determined to be a Triceratops has been reidentified. Show More Summary
This is fun. From the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, the press release for a recent fossil naming: A 245 million-year-old fossil horseshoe crab recently discovered in Idaho has been named Vaderlimulus because the animal’s shield head resembles the helmet worn by Darth Vader from the Star Wars film series. Show More Summary
Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost just made a HUGE step in their relationship. On Thursday, the Avengers: Infinity War actress and the Saturday Night Live star attended the American Museum of Natural History Gala in New York City. While the twosome decided to walk the gala's red carpet separately, they happily posed for pictures inside the [...]
Scarlett Johansson is radiant in red while attending the American Museum of Natural History’s 2017 Museum Gala on Thursday night (November 30) in New York City. While they didn’t walk the red carpet together, Scarlett was joined at the event by her boyfriend Colin Jost. A bunch of Colin‘s Saturday Night Live co-stars – including [...]
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science received its largest-ever donation of dinosaur fossils this month, more than 6,000 bones of Edmontosaurus from eastern Wyoming. The collection, assembled during several years of excavations by the Hankla family of Danville, Ky., includes skulls, vertebrae, and limbs from dinosaurs of varying ages. Show More Summary
The 2017 Bergdorf Goodman holiday windows celebrate the American Museum of Natural History, New-York Historical Society, New York Botanical Garden, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and other local cultural institutions. The post Bergdorf Goodman’s Holiday Windows Celebrate NYC Cultural Institutions appeared first on Hyperallergic.
(Florida Museum of Natural History) There is a glaring gap in sea snakes' near-global distribution: the Atlantic Ocean. In a new paper in BioScience, biologists chalk up the absence of sea snakes in the Atlantic to geography, climate and timing.
Following the opening of Light at the MAXXI museum in Rome on 14 November, the artist unveils at the Triennale di Milano Black Light, White Light, a new large-scale installation, the second exhibition of a series that explore the impact of environmental decline on the glaciers and glacial landscapes of the world. Show More Summary