September 30, 2013
This fall, the American Museum of Natural History is launching a comprehensive initiative to foster a series of innovative scientific expeditions that meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.
September 19, 2013
Featuring exquisite renderings of enigmatic cosmic phenomena, seminal scientific instruments, and spectacular scenes in deep space, the new Hayden Planetarium Space Show Dark Universe celebrates the pivotal discoveries that have led us to greater knowledge of the structure and history of the universe and our place in it—and to new frontiers for exploration.
August 21, 2013
The main mass of a rare meteorite that exploded over California’s Sierra foothills in April 2012 will be preserved for current and future scientific research thanks to the collaborative efforts of five U.S. academic institutions.
August 21, 2013
Special Exhibition on Deadly, Powerful, Even Lifesaving Poison Opens November 16, 2013
July 31, 2013
New research provides evidence that dinosaurs evolved the brainpower necessary for flight well before they actually took to the air as birds.
June 5, 2013
An international team of researchers has announced the discovery of the world’s oldest known fossil primate skeleton, an animal that lived about 55 million years ago.
May 23, 2013
A team of researchers has captured images of green alga consuming bacteria, offering a glimpse at how early organisms dating back more than 1 billion years may have acquired free-living photosynthetic cells.
April 1, 2013
New research predicts that rising temperatures will lead to a massive “greening,” or increase in plant cover, in the Arctic.