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Sweeping modern exterior of the Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation.
Alvaro Keding/© AMNH

Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation

Hailed internationally as a soaring architectural achievement, and housing world-class scientific research facilities, next-generation classrooms, and innovative exhibitions, the Museum’s highly anticipated Gilder Center will open to the public on May 4, 2023. 

Polar Bear Diet Changes as Sea Ice Melts A series of papers recently published by scientists at the American Museum of Natural History suggests that polar bears in the warming... January 21, 2014 Rich World of Fish Biofluorescence A team of researchers led by scientists from the American Museum of Natural History has released the first report of widespread biofluorescence... January 8, 2014 First-Light Images From Gemini Planet Imager After nearly a decade of development, construction, and testing, the Gemini Planet Imager is pointing skyward and collecting light... January 7, 2014 Dark Universe Opens November 2 Featuring exquisite renderings of cosmic phenomena, seminal scientific instruments, and spectacular scenes in deep space, the new... October 28, 2013 Soaring Variety of Malaria Parasites in Bats Researchers have discovered a surprising diversity of malaria parasites in West African bats as well as new evidence of evolutionary... October 7, 2013 AMNH Announces Explore21 This fall, the American Museum of Natural History is launching a comprehensive initiative to foster a series of innovative scientific... September 30, 2013 Rare Meteorite Acquired The main mass of a rare meteorite that exploded over California’s Sierra foothills in April 2012 will be preserved for current and... August 21, 2013 AMNH To Open The Power of Poison Special Exhibition on Deadly, Powerful, Even Lifesaving Poison Opens November 16, 2013 August 21, 2013 Bird Brains Predate Birds New research provides evidence that dinosaurs evolved the brainpower necessary for flight well before they actually took to the air... July 31, 2013 Discovery of Oldest Primate Skeleton An international team of researchers has announced the discovery of the world’s oldest known fossil primate skeleton, an animal that... June 5, 2013 First Definitive Proof for Bacteria-feeding in Green Algae A team of researchers has captured images of green alga consuming bacteria, offering a glimpse at how early organisms dating back... May 23, 2013 Drastically Greener Arctic Predicted for Coming Decades New research predicts that rising temperatures will lead to a massive “greening,” or increase in plant cover, in the Arctic. April 1, 2013
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