If anyone was born to work at the American Museum of Natural History, it is Stephen C. Quinn, who retired this spring after 39 years as an artist in the Department of Exhibition. This past weekend, Quinn was honored with the Garden State Taxidermists Association's Hansen-Schneider Lifetime Achievement Award.
On Tuesday, the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) honored Dr. Eleanor Sterling with a prestigious award at the 26th International Congress for Conservation Biology, held in Baltimore.
It’s National Moth Week, an ideal time to observe and celebrate these remarkable, mainly nocturnal, butterfly cousins. Before you head outdoors, here are some things to know about moths.
Frederick P. Rose Hayden Planetarium Director Neil deGrasse Tyson coined the term "Manhattanhenge" about a decade ago, and he talks about how he came up with the name in a new video. By the way, the next Manhattanhenge occurs on Thursday, July 11, before sunset (which happens at 8:25 pm)!