This weekend series, proudly sponsored by the Paul and Irma Milstein Family, presents afternoon programs that give visitors a chance to interact with scientists, discover amazing creatures, and celebrate science under the iconic blue whale.
The Milstein Science Series is proudly sponsored by the Irma and Paul Milstein Family.
May 19, 2013
The oceans are home to about 80 species of whales. But what is the plight of these unique creatures? Go inside a 45-foot, life-size replica of a humpback whale; explore hands-on activities; meet scientists, and more, in this family program.
April 14, 2013 - May 3, 2013
In this new film, shown in the Geodome theater, Museum scientists John Sparks and David Gruber take a journey to the remote South Pacific coral reefs of the Solomon Islands to explore newly discovered biofluorescent species of fishes and stingrays, along with biofluorescent corals, crinoids, anemones, and other glowing invertebrates.
April 14, 2013
Explore what scientists have learned about island species since Darwin’s famous voyage on the Beagle brought him to the Galapagos.
March 10, 2013
Explore the relationship between humans and the oceans, from cultural traditions and fishing practices to sustainable seafood, and learn how to be a steward of Earth’s seas in this family-friendly program, the first of a monthly series this spring.
March 10, 2013
This film follows efforts in New York Harbor to prevent the extinction of wild oyster reefs, which keep our oceans healthy by filtering water and engineering ecosystems.