On Sunday, February 3, 2013, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who is the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium, reached a Twitter milestone: a million followers for his tweets from @neiltyson.
In the next few decades, the global human population will exceed 9 billion—and 70 percent will live in cities. How can hunger be addressed in this growing population? On Saturday, Februrary 2, speakers from Columbia University and the Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science will present and lead discussions on this topic, and more, in a day of learning; one topic will be vertical farming.
Live Google+ Hangout Event Today: Mark Siddall Joins President Jimmy Carter On Guinea Worm Disease Eradication
Museum Curator Mark E. Siddall joins former U.S. President Jimmy Carter as he announces the 2012 provisional Guinea worm case numbers during a LIVE broadcast via Google+ Hangout at 10:45 am EST this Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013.
Opening Saturday, March 23, a special exhibition, Whales: Giants of the Deep, will bring Museum visitors closer than ever to some of the mightiest, most massive, and mysterious mammals on Earth.