December 6, 2016
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 to expectation, the massive glaciers that expanded and contracted across the region affected animal populations in different ways at different times.
Press Release, Apps
November 22, 2016
Today the American Museum of Natural History launched Explorer, an updated app that lets visitors personalize their onsite experience using cutting-edge location-aware technology.
November 21, 2016
Cuba is a place of exceptional biodiversity and cultural richness, and now a new bilingual exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History will offer visitors fresh insights into this island nation just 94 miles from Florida’s shores.
November 1, 2016
For its second season, which launches today, the American Museum of Natural History’s behind-the-scenes web series Shelf Life packs its bags to travel the world.
October 26, 2016
A research group led by the American Museum of Natural History and global wild cat conservation organization Panthera has published the largest gene-based survey of its kind on wild jaguar populations in Mesoamerica.
October 5, 2016
New research reveals that a snake found across a huge swath of the Eastern United States is actually three different species.
October 4, 2016
A new mathematical model created by astrophysicists at the American Museum of Natural History details a way that dead stars called white dwarfs could detonate, producing a type of explosion that is instrumental to measuring the extreme distances in our universe.
Press Release, Events
September 7, 2016
The science visualization team at the American Museum of Natural History has started work on an open source software platform to visualize dynamic data from current NASA mission activities and scientific observations.