March 4, 2013
A new study shows that although certain bumble bees are at risk, other bee species in the northeastern United States persisted across a 140-year period despite expanding human populations and changing land use.
February 7, 2013
An international team of researchers has reconstructed the common ancestor of placental mammals—an extremely diverse group including animals ranging from rodents to whales to humans—using the world’s largest dataset of both genetic and physical traits.
Press Release, Special Event
January 24, 2013
The American Museum of Natural History’s One Step Beyond party series kicks off its sixth season with DJ sets by Foster the People, Javelin, and Dopeshoes in the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Hall of the Universe on Friday, February 15.
January 10, 2013
The American Museum of Natural History announces Whales: Giants of the Deep, a new exhibition that transports visitors to the vibrant underwater world of the mightiest animals on Earth.
January 5, 2013
Flight of the Butterflies, a breathtaking new giant-screen adventure that takes viewers on the epic 3,000-mile journey traveled every fall by half a billion monarch butterflies, opens at the American Museum of Natural History on Saturday, January 5, 2013.
December 20, 2012
Meteorites that fell from an asteroid impact that lit up the skies over California and Nevada in April are showing scientists just how complex an asteroid surface can be.
December 6, 2012
Former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass, author of What Light Can Do: Essays on Art, Imagination, and the Natural World, engages in conversation with internationally acclaimed entomologist and two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner E.O. Wilson, author of The Social Conquest of Earth.
The American Museum of Natural History Announces the Recipient of the 2012 Margaret Mead Filmmaker Award
December 2, 2012
Director Adam Isenberg for his film A Life Without Words (Una Vida Sin Palabras)