Natural History

David Attenborough has said he is struggling to remember names while filming new series of Blue Planet II

He has had "problems" writing his script for the series.<p>Sir David Attenborough has revealed that he is struggling to recall some names while filming …


Astronomy Live: Exotic Skies

Hayden Planetarium Programs<p>Astronomy Live: Exotic Skies<p><b>April 25, 2017</b><p>Earth is our window to the cosmos, but did you ever wonder about the view from …


70 Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Egg Fossils Have Been Discovered in China

An ancient nest hidden since the late Cretaceous period.<p>Ancient dinosaur egg fossils thought to be some 70 million years old have been discovered at …


Find the center of regal London in Kensington

LONDON – If Marylebone is London's quintessential urban village and Bloomsbury its center of culture, Kensington is the nucleus of regal London – …


Teach creationism or evolution in Texas science texts? | Letters to the Editor

<b>Accept science on faith?</b><p>Re: "'Evaluate' called code for creationism -- Evolution backers, opponents testify on science curriculum," Wednesday Metro & …

Evolutionary Biology

Birds on the battlefield: Country diary 100 years ago

Originally published in the Manchester Guardian on 27 April 1917<p>Reports of the arrival of the swallow are coming in thick and fast from all parts of the district; it is impossible to mention them in detail. A few straggled in earlier, but from the 16th onwards they have been arriving or passing in …


Testing times for virtual reality despite Sky's Attenborough odyssey - Inspect-a-Gadget

<b>Sir David Attenborough is to be digitised as part of an interactive virtual reality experience promising hands-on access to some of the rarest items</b> …

Virtual Reality

National Museum of Natural History

Harvard biologist E.O. Wilson popularized the concept of <i>biophilia</i>, which he described as "the innately emotional affiliation of human beings to other …

Natural History Museums

Joining the fight against the invasive Lionfish

It’s a month to go until the Qualifiers for the 35th America’s Cup begin and all the teams are now based out here in Bermuda.<p>We have yet to all line up against each other on the water, but this week on shore all the six nations contending for the America’s Cup, and ACEA – the America’s Cup Event …

Land Rover BAR

David Attenborough Is Here To Take You On A Virtual Reality History Lesson

Tell me more, Dave<p>Do you know what the world of Virtual Reality needs? No, not porn, that's already a thing. What it needs is the dulcet tones of …

Virtual Reality

Rachel York, Adrienne Warren, Jason Gotay and More to Perform at MMC's 2017 Benefit

Marymount Manhattan College (MMC), a private liberal arts college on Manhattan's Upper East Side, will honor Scott and Debby Rechler, dedicated …

American Museum of Natural History

Species to Spot in The Jelly Dome

This spring, The Jelly Dome lets Museum visitors see dive into the world of jellies and experience a day in the life of these amazing invertebrates. …

Scuba Diving

New Animal Discovered: Species Across the Planet Died As This Ancient Reptile Thrived

The fossil footprints were about 247 to 248 million years old.


Mark Earth Day Weekend at the Museum!

This Saturday is Earth Day, and around the country, folks are marking the day by celebrating our planet and the important role of science in our …

Natural History Museums

This Earth Day, the Planet’s Health is Your Health

On April 22, 1970, millions of people heard the call to protect our planet from industrial pollution, deforestation, and other destructive effects of …

Natural History Museums

2017 Family Tribe Top Attractions

1<p>City Museum<p>750 N 16th St, St Louis, MO 63103<p>A museum constructed mainly of repurposed objects, created as an art project and turned into a giant …

American Museum of Natural History

David Attenborough’s ‘Hold the World’ will teach you about fossils

Why it matters to you<p>If you love fossils and David Attenborough's soothing voice, it might be time to buy a VR headset.<p>While David Attenborough’s …

Virtual Reality

A New Graphic Novel Chronicles the Adventures of John James Audubon

John James Audubon left a vibrant mark on the world with <i>Birds of America</i>, a collection of 435 massive watercolors that took him decades to research …


Art meets nature on the Rhine

The Rhine River inspired artists and natural scientists in the 18th and 19th centuries. They painted, wrote poetry and explored the countryside surrounding the river.


Sir David Attenborough to become 3D hologram for Sky VR documentary

Naturalist to help viewers ‘handle’ objects from Natural History Museum, as broadcaster also unveils new HBO deal<p>Sir David Attenborough is to be turned into a hologram for a virtual reality tour of the Natural History Museum in London that promises to allow users to “handle” rare fossils from the …


Butterfly or Moth?

In The Butterfly Conservatory, you’ll see examples of both moths and butterflies fluttering about, but how can you tell these animals apart? It can …


'Amazon Adventure' Film Brings Evolution to Life for Students

« What Students Should Know About Syria | Main | North Dakota Introduces Native American History »<p><b>CORRECTED</b><p><i>By guest blogger Kate Stoltzfus</i><p><i>Washington</i><p>A …

Natural History Museums

This Easter, Forget Everything You Know About the Egg Hunt

Did you know that the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History has over 33,000 egg clutches (groups of eggs laid at the same time) in its …

Natural History Museums

TRUMP'S INNER CIRCLE: Who the president turns to when he needs to vent

Trump’s public persona is brash and relentlessly social. He likes large crowds—the largest crowds—and even after the election, he's organized campaign-style rallies to get time with his adoring fans. But a closer look at Trump's patterns and relationships reveal a man who seeks privacy. The …

Donald Trump

Top 10 attractions for kids – Bay Area and beyond

Traveling with the family this summer? Palo Alto-based just released its “best of” lists, which include the 20 best attractions for kids — …

American Museum of Natural History

The Unsavory History of Sugar, the Insatiable American Craving

How the nation got hooked on sweets

Natural History Museums

Polar bear dies unexpectedly at SeaWorld

A polar bear held in captivity at SeaWorld has died unexpectedly.<p>Szenja was a 21-year-old female who had spent her entire live in various cages and …


How Natural Selection Works in The Animal Kingdom

If you're reading this today, you can partly thank natural selection for that. Have you ever wondered why some animals are able to blend in with …


The Private Lives of the Cryptozoologists

Just off the downtown drag in Portland, Maine, behind a door papered with laminated signs (admission is by cash only, closed Tuesdays, parking at …

Natural History Museums

Beautiful articulated anatomical, natural history and microscopic pendants

Etsy seller Tcustom is a carver who casts their small creations to make beautiful, detailed articulated keychains and pendants, the best of which use …