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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. 

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 Astronomers Conduct Remote Reconnaissance of Another Solar System Researchers have conducted a remote reconnaissance of a distant solar system with a new telescope imaging system that sifts through... March 11, 2013 New Study: Plight of Bumble Bees, Persistence of Other Bees in Northeast A new study shows that although certain bumble bees are at risk, other bee species in the northeastern United States persisted across... March 4, 2013 Placental Mammal Diversity Exploded After Age of Dinosaurs An international team of researchers has reconstructed the common ancestor of placental mammals—an extremely diverse group including... February 7, 2013 AMNH Announces Whales: Giants of the Deep The American Museum of Natural History announces Whales: Giants of the Deep, a new exhibition that transports visitors to the vibrant... January 10, 2013 Flight of the Butterflies opens at the American Museum of Natural History Flight of the Butterflies, a breathtaking new giant-screen adventure that takes viewers on the epic 3,000-mile journey traveled every... January 5, 2013 New Meteorite Suggests Asteroid Surfaces More Complex than Thought Meteorites that fell from an asteroid impact that lit up the skies over California and Nevada in April are showing scientists just... December 20, 2012 Nature and Poetry: A Conversation with E. O. Wilson and Robert Hass Former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass, author of What Light Can Do: Essays on Art, Imagination, and the Natural World, engages in... December 6, 2012 The American Museum of Natural History Announces the Recipient of the 2012 Margaret Mead Filmmaker Award Director Adam Isenberg for his film A Life Without Words (Una Vida Sin Palabras) December 2, 2012 Our Global Kitchen In the new exhibition Our Global Kitchen: Food, Nature, Culture, the American Museum of Natural History explores the complex and... November 17, 2012
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