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Mosaic Evolution Painted Lorikeets a Rainbow of Color A new study examines how color evolved in one of the flashiest groups of parrots—Australasian lorikeets. February 26, 2020 Allison and Roberto Mignone Halls of Gems and Minerals Will Open Fall 2020 Re-envisioned halls will present the current science of mineral formation and showcase spectacular new specimens. February 26, 2020 DNA from Ancient Packrat Nests Helps Unpack Earth's Past New study uses environmental DNA sequencing technique to show ecological changes since last ice age. February 20, 2020 Citizen Scientists Discover Rare Cosmic Pairing Citizen scientists have uncovered a bizarre pairing of two brown dwarfs. February 14, 2020 New Hayden Planetarium Space Show Opens January 21, 2020 Narrated by Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong’o and featuring a stunning exploration of worlds that share our solar system. January 15, 2020 Ancient Ape Was a Climber, Not a Walker New study of controversial Oreopithecus fossils shows it moved unlike any ape alive today. December 23, 2019 30-Million-Year Fossil Suggests Monkeys and Apes 'Moved' in Opposite Directions From Shared Ancestor Hip joint study could help explain why apes, humans, and old world monkeys move so differently. November 13, 2019 Black Hole Mergers: Cooking with Gas New study proposes light signature for detecting black hole mergers. November 13, 2019 American Museum of Natural History Announces Milstein Science Symposium Announcing two-day Milstein Science Symposium, October 28–29, as part of AMNH 150th Anniversary Celebration. October 25, 2019 Worlds Beyond Earth: New Hayden Planetarium Space Show Premieres January 21, 2020 Watch a stunning exploration of worlds that share our solar system, based on the latest discoveries. October 2, 2019 20-million-year-old Skull Suggests Complex Brain Evolution in Monkeys, Apes New study reveals that brain enlargement and modern features evolved repeatedly in anthropoids. August 20, 2019 Scientists Make First Observation of Bioluminescence-Driven Fish Schooling Divers encounter school of thousands of flashlight fish in Solomon Islands. August 14, 2019
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