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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. 

Duck-bill Dinosaurs Had Complex Plant-pulverizing Teeth New biomechanical study is the first to reveal material properties from fossilized teeth October 4, 2012 New Book Highlights Rare Scientific Works Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library features 40 essays on illustrated... October 2, 2012 Eyeless Australian Fish Have Closest Relatives in Madagascar Researchers are first to show ancient trans-oceanic relationship for vertebrate cave animals August 29, 2012 Oldest Occurrence of Arthropods Preserved in Amber Newly discovered fly, mite specimens are 100 million years older than previous amber inclusions August 27, 2012 Study Highlights Many Paths to Ocean Health New index provides first global assessment combining natural and human mentions of sustanability August 15, 2012 Spiders Alive! Exhibition explores the fascinating and complex world of spiders. July 28, 2012 International Regulation Curbs Illegal Trade of Caviar DNA testing of retail black caviar indicates trade policy can help reduce incidence of mislabeling. July 25, 2012 New Species of Ancient Rodents Hint at What Could be World's Oldest Grasslands Analysis of fossilized teeth indicate early open, dry environment in Chilean Andes. July 23, 2012 How To Build A Middleweight Black Hole New model for intermediate black hole formation parallels growth of giant planets. July 19, 2012 New Starlight Sifting Instrument Reveals New Worlds Project 1640 achieves unprecedented high-contrast imaging and begins survey at Palomar Observatory's Hale Telescope July 5, 2012 New Dinosaur Feather Findings Newly discovered dinosaur implies greater prevalence of feathers; Megalosaur fossil represents first feathered dinosaur not closely... July 2, 2012 2012 Urban Advantage Science Expo Students, teachers, schools, and institutions celebrate pioneering program to improve science education for middle school students. June 9, 2012