Learn about the process of taxidermy.
A mission that began a decade ago reaches its destination.
Your golden ticket into our world renowned collections.
Climate change on islands.
Melanie Hopkins, Assistant Curator, Division of Paleontology
A new online and onsite course at the Museum.
What the tortoise taught us.
A scientific expedition yields hundreds of specimens.
The last known Pinta Island Tortoise is prepared for posterity.
Brian Smith, Assistant Curator, Division of Vertebrate Zoology
Discovering fossils is just one aspect of their job.
Learn about the Museum's tortoise brothers.
Aki finds fossil oviraptor eggs.
Learn more about these flapping reptiles.
Brush up on tongue-twisting pterosaur genus names.
The prehistoric flying reptile’s most intriguing feature explained.
Experts discuss the business of space.
Fragile bones make pterosaur reconstruction difficult.
Neither birds nor dinosaurs, pterosaurs were reptiles.
A new exhibition brings ancient animals to life.
Curator Mark Norell leads a tour of the Paleo Prep Lab.
Bright colors help protect species from predators.
Mordecai-Mark Mac Low on the Big Bang's "echo."
Neil deGrasse Tyson reads the poem by Walt Whitman.
Tyson moderates a panel of the Space Show's creators.
Curator Mordecai-Mark Mac Low on dark energy.
Curator Mordecai-Mark Mac Low on dark matter.
A look at the new Hayden Planetarium Space Show.
Timothy Ferris discusses our message to the stars.
Tyson discusses the unique alignment of sun and street grid.
Lonesome George will be on display this winter.
Eunsoo Kim, assistant curator, Division of Invertebrate Zoology
Jenny Newell, Assistant Curator, Division of Anthropology
The concept of nothing is as old as zero itself.
Mark Siddall, Curator, Division of Invertebrate Zoology
Alex de Voogt, Assistant Curator, Division of Anthropology
A star index helps pinpoint the location of Superman's home planet.
Watch Tropical Cyclone Sandy evolve in NOAA satellite data.
Director, Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics
Susan Perkins, Associate Curator, Division of Invertebrate Zoology
Ask a paleontologist.
Ian Tattersall, Curator Emeritus, Division of Anthropology
Robert Carneiro, Curator Emeritus, Division of Anthropology
Joel Cracraft, Curator, Division of Vertebrate Zoology
Rob DeSalle, Curator, Division of Invertebrate Zoology
John Flynn, Frick Curator of Fossil Mammals, Division of Paleontology
David Grimaldi, Curator, Division of Invertebrate Zoology
Denton Ebel, Curator, Division of Physical Sciences
Darrel Frost, Curator, Division of Vertebrate Zoology