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Article Asian Ethnography The Museum's holdings in Asian ethnology make up the finest collection in the Western hemisphere. A large part of the collection...   Climate Change Educator's Guide   Press Release Patterns of Glowing Sharks get Clearer with Depth A team of researchers led by scientists from the American Museum of Natural History has found that catsharks are not only able to... April 25, 2016 Press Release Think Like an Explorer with New American Museum of Natural History App Today the American Museum of Natural History launched Explorer, an updated app that lets visitors personalize their onsite experience... November 22, 2016 Press Release Study Signals Dramatic Change in the Way Ancient Diets are Calculated New research on plant-eating mammals finds key value in carbon isotope analyses is not constant, changes with body size. June 27, 2018 Research The Prolonged Death of Light from Type Ia Supernovae Three years after its explosion, a type Ia supernova continues to shine brighter than expected, new research finds. The observations... February 24, 2016 Article The Ice Plant Cometh During a July 2004 project to drill an ice core from the top of Peru's Andes Mountain, the lead researcher took a detour… and made... Article Explorer Download the new Explorer app and discover the Museum in a new way!   Polar Explorers: Race to the End of the Earth This traveling exhibition relives a stirring tale of Antarctic exploration: Scott and Amundsen's race to the South Pole.   Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration A vision of the future of space travel, this traveling exhibition explores humanity's next steps into our solar system and beyond. Educator Materials Case Study: Gerard Kuiper and the Trans-Neptunian Comet Belt A dusty snowball orbiting the Sun, trailing gas and dust as it melts—a poetic and highly accurate way to describe a comet. Find out... Educator Materials Profile: Lyman Spitzer and the Space Telescope The idea of launching a telescope into orbit was first suggested in 1923, but the idea wasn't realized until nearly 70 years later....