Ichthyologist Francesca Lamonte, a Museum curator, was Ernest Hemingway’s go-to fish authority, and according a 1952 editions of The Long Island Press, a “general big-game whiz bang.”
It’s International Women’s Day, and we’re taking the opportunity to spotlight a few of the women working in science at the Museum.
A presenter from the exhibition The Secret World Inside You shares—and answers—the most common questions.
Why does February get an extra day every four years? Jackie Faherty, a research scientist in the Museum's Department of Astrophysics, explains how calendars account for the time it takes the Earth to orbit the Sun.