Big History

A PROVOCATIVE BUT PATCHY STRAIGHT WHITE MEN AT NEW REP

Michael Kaye, Ken Cheeseman, Shelley Bolman, and Dennis Trainor Jr. Photo by Andrew Brilliant.<p><b>★★★☆☆</b><p>New Repertory Theatre has kicked off its new …

Boston

A mystery dinosaur in the nation’s basement

When the new fossil hall at the National Museum of Natural History opens next June, it will show off hundreds of the Smithsonian’s finest prehistoric specimens, including the newly acquired star of the Late Cretaceous show, “The Nation’s T. rex.”<p>But just a tiny sliver of the museum’s 40 million …

Dinosaurs

UTSA Honors College prepares students to engage in intellectual discourse - San Antonio Business Journal

By Thomas Tunstall <br>– Guest Contributor, San Antonio Business Journal<p>Sep 18, 2018, 6:39am CDT<p>This fall finds me teaching University of Texas at San …

San Antonio

Review: Dancing (not Posing) on Trajal Harrell’s Runway

Trajal Harrell can turn a stage into a living, breathing painting, just once removed from a runway show. Like a garment, his latest work, “Caen Amour,” is two-sided: visible from the front and the back. As performers glide past silkily, awkwardly or fiercely — all the while teetering on their toes …

The Arts

The fast track

Scientists are under increasing pressure to perform a variety of tasks earlier in their careers.<p>If ideas are the flames burning from the torches of …

Career Development

Hayden Planetarium Space Shows

The Space Show in the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space uses state-of-the-art technology to communicate cutting-edge science. …

Dark Universe

3 Days in London: My Itinerary & Guide – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

<i>With only 3 days in London, you can actually experience a lot of the culture capital. My British friend David Angel from Delve into Europe shares the</i> …

Westminster Abbey

Drexel’s Academy of Natural Sciences to reopen 80-year-old dioramas after restoration

Consider the snail, glistening with slime.<p>The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University certainly has, and considered them deeply, and soon …

Gorillas

What did WWII have to do with a Museum expedition to hunt for sauropod dinosaur fossils? Find out in our Dino Detectives Facebook Group! Join the group today >> http://bit.ly/2xxqT57

Dinosaurs

Trilobite Spines

It seems safe to surmise that the life of a trilobite was filled with daunting challenges. From their first days in the Lower Cambrian to their last …

Natural History

Rail service from LA to Vegas, Latino political power, LA Rams versus Chargers

We speak with a transportation researcher about the sudden interest in mass transit projects connecting Los Angeles and Las Vegas, including a new …

Los Angeles Rams

Portsmouth Museum Free This Weekend For Museum Day

Portsmouth's Strawbery Banke Museum will have free entry for Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day.<p>PORTSMOUTH, NH — The Strawbery Banke Museum in …

New Hampshire

Welcome

Physicist and broadcaster, University of Surrey<p>Bioarchaeologist, British Museum<p>Science writer and broadcaster<p>Broadcaster, Journalist and …

University College London

Time

Article<p>Time does not progress at the same rate for everyone, everywhere. Instead, Einstein showed that how fast time progresses depends on how fast …

Natural History

Harn Museum of Art brings together contemporary art addressing human impact on the environment

<b>GAINESVILLE, FLA</b><b>.-</b> The Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida explores an era of rapid, radical and irrevocable ecological change through …

Human Geography

Cosmic Speed Limit

Think you can travel as fast as you want? Think again.<p>For centuries, physicists thought there was no limit to how fast an object could travel. But …

Natural History

Prehistoric children as young as eight worked as brickmakers and miners

Bones and artefacts suggest that kids laboured at skilled tasks thousands of years ago.<p>A surge of interest in the archaeology of childhood is …

Prehistory

The Key to Understanding Microbiome Evolution? Scientists Look to Bats

Researchers are studying the microbiome of bats like <i>Desmodus</i>, known as the vampire bat, to learn more about how gut bacteria evolves in mammals.<p>M. …

Microbiome

Meet Ann Hodges, the Only Woman Who Ever Got Hit By a Meteorite Survived

Very few people in recorded history have the distinction of being on the receiving end of a meteorite. In fact, there’s only one person with proof: …

Meteorites

Are the Myths and Cliches About L.A. True or Not?

This vibrant, full-color, 168-page guide to what L.A. is "not" features what they call "spotlights" on L.A. culture — mostly graphics-driven …

Los Angeles

Bert and Ernie are totally gay, and that’s a good thing for the LGBT community

Break out the white gowns, we’re having a coming-out party!<p>After years of speculation, it’s been confirmed by former “Sesame Street” writer Mark …

Bert and Ernie

Artists we want SpaceX to take on its first private moon mission

Moon

Reefs.com Interview with Jamie Craggs, MASNA Aquarist of the year | Reefs.com

For those of you that didn’t know, this year’s MASNA’s Aquarist of the year award went to Jamie Craggs of Horniman Museum, England. It’s very well …

Reef Aquariums

Environmental Film Series Screening Sacred Cod

Will Be October1st<p><b>The next film in The Elements: An Annual Environmental Film Series will be Sacred Cod, about the collapse of New England's cod</b> …

Urban Agriculture

Melissa Errico To Release New CD SONDHEIM SUBLIME

Sondheim Sublime, a new album from Tony Award-nominated singer & actress Melissa Errico will be released on November 2 by Ghostlight Records; people …

Cover Art

Neuroscience of envy: Activated brain region when others are rewarded revealed

Researchers showed that part of the macaque brain alters the sense of value felt upon receiving a reward in a manner dependent on the receipt of …

Neuroscience

New species of blind eel that burrows through the soil discovered

The fish wasn't discovered in water but in damp soil. Museum researcher<p>DrRachunliu G Kamei uncovered it while searching the rainforest for an …

Natural History Museum

SciCafe: The Milky Way as You've Never Seen It Before

Join us for the opening of the 10th season of SciCafe! Museum astrophysicist <b>Jackie Faherty</b> discusses her current work visualizing and studying the …

Stony Brook University

Warrior Women

<b>Christina King (Creek/Seminole), Elizabeth Castle</b><br>2018 | 65 mins<br>Country of Production: USA<br>Country and Culture Featured: USA, Sioux<br>NY Premiere<p>Madonna …

Natural History

Gurrumul

<b>Paul Damien Williams</b><br>2017 | 96 mins<br>Country of Production: Australia<br>Country and Culture Featured: Australia, Yolngu<br>NY Premiere<p>Born blind, the late …

Film Festivals