American Museum of Natural History


Watch the Annual ‘Whale Wash’ at the American Museum of Natural History

Even blue whale replicas need spa days now and then.


How Games Are Changing the Museum Experience

From motion capture to augmented reality, here’s how museums are using game design to enhance their collections.


Taxidermied Animals Come Back to Life

Lynn Savarese captures still life and death in her photography.


‘Dinosaurs Among Us’ Exhibit Explores the Link Between Dinosaurs and Birds

As Jurassic Park’s Alan Grant would say: “I bet you'll never look at birds the same way again.”


New York Museums Are Swapping Their Art on Instagram

Today, New York art museums make selfies out of their collections using the hashtag #MuseumInstaSwap.


Listen to Seismic Waves from the Depths of the Earth

The Seismic Sound Lab turns data from seismometers, recording things like the Tōhoku earthquake, into a visual and auditory experience.


The Biggest Dinosaur Ever Found Is On Display in New York

Did we mention this is a juvenile?


New Evidence Suggests Why Snakes Lost Their Legs

A 90-million year old skull is helping solve one of evolution’s biggest mysteries


This New Exhibition Is a Tour of the Human Body’s ‘Hidden Organ’

I, for one, welcome our bacterial overlords.


Listen to 'MUNCHIES: The Podcast' with Batman, the Guy Saving Your Tequila

When legendary bat conservationist and scientist Rodrigo Medellín isn’t wading through guano in caves, he’s helping save the blue agave, and your glass of tequila. I sat down with him to find out why and how he's pulling this off.


Life at The Limits: Showcasing Nature’s Weirdest Adaptations

From the mantis shrimp’s bullet-punch to the corpse flower’s stank.


The Beautiful Art of Meteorite Science

Meteorites reveal their secrets under microscopes, and they look good doing it.