In honor of the Museum’s special exhibition of Lonesome George, the famed Galapagos tortoise that was the last of his species, this podcast features an in-depth conversation about biodiversity and conservation.
In this lecture, astrophysicist Caleb Scharf, author of The Copernicus Complex, takes us on a cosmic adventure like no other, from tiny microbes within the Earth to distant exoplanets and beyond.
The Expeditions Report podcast series offers an insider’s look at what it’s like to live and work in the field. In this episode, herpetologists Christopher Raxworthy, associate curator in the Museum’s Division of Vertebrate Zoology, and Sara Ruane talk about their searches in Madagascar for the most elusive of rarely-seen snakes.
The Expeditions Report podcast series offers an insider’s look at what it’s like to live and work in the field. In this episode, Associate Curator Susan Perkins describes her long-term study of malarial parasites and their host lizard, work that draws her back again and again to Saba Island—a relatively unspoiled paradise in the Caribbean.