In the not-too-distant future, scientists expect that technological breakthroughs—and availability of genetic data from specimens of extinct species—will provide ways to revive vanished species.
On Thursday, May 30, at the Museum, a bevy of explorers and researchers will explain the connection between Arctic whales and climate-change research at a special event, World Science Festival: How Whales are Unlocking Arctic Secrets.
Quiet for months during the winter and early spring, the world of invertebrates—including insects—is bursting to life as the weather warms. But this year, as you’ve probably heard, brings a rare…treat: billions of cicadas, all along the Eastern seaboard, including New York.
Project scientist John Grotzinger, recently featured in The New Yorker, appears tonight at the Museum to discuss the Curiosity mission on Mars, slated to last for one Martian year (23 Earth months).