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A Rocket of His Own

tags: A Rocket of His Own, TIME magazine, astronomy, AMNH, American Museum of Natural History, space travel, Saturn V rocket, The Seven Wonders of America, Marshall Space Flight Center, Neil deGrasse Tyson, streaming video TIME magazine recently went to interview astronomer Neil deGrasse Tyson and noticed a huge crate had been delivered to his office…

tags: Zircons: Time Capsules from the Early Earth, science bulletins, geology, AMNH, American Museum of Natural History, hadean eon, zircon, rocks, age of the earth, history of planet earth, streaming video Zircons are tiny crystals with a big story to tell. Some of these minerals are the oldest Earth materials ever discovered, and therefore yield…

tags: Walk-Through of NYC’s American Museum of Natural History, museum, natural history museum, AMNH, American Museum of Natural History, NYC, New York City, culture, edutainment, streaming video This is a rather nice video with a home-made feel to it. It presents a quick view of the American Museum of Natural History in New York, starting…

Of Venom and Silk

tags: Of Venom and Silk, arachnids, spiders, new species, endangered species, NYC, New York City, AMNH, American Museum of Natural History, streaming video Spider biologist Norman Platnick, from the American Museum of Natural History, has traveled the world cataloguing some of these creatures, many for the first time ever. World renowned for his work, he…

Evolution in Action by AMNH

tags: Evolution in Action by AMNH, Congo River, fishes, AMNH, American Museum of Natural History, evolution, variation, biodiversity, Melanie Stiassny, streaming video This video tells the story of speciation in Central Africa’s roiling, rapid Lower Congo River. This river is home to an extraordinary assortment of fish — many truly bizarre. This new video by…

tags: Inside the Collections: Ichthyology at AMNH, fishes, AMNH, American Museum of Natural History, evolution, variation, biodiversity, Melanie Stiassny, streaming video This video is the first of a new series of behind-the-scenes looks at the collections at the American Museum of Natural History. In this video, Melanie Stiassny, Axelrod Research Curator in the Department of…

tags: education, public outreach, SciCafe, science cafe, AMNH, American Museum of Natural History, NYC, streaming video Who: A Conversation with AMNH Astronomer, Neil deGrasse Tyson What: free public presentation, “Life, the Universe, and Everything” When: Tonight at 700pm Where: Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth, American Museum of Natural History, Enter at the 81st Street (Rose…

tags: education, public outreach, SciCafe, science cafe, AMNH, American Museum of Natural History, NYC, streaming video Who: A Conversation with AMNH Astronomer, Neil deGrasse Tyson What: free public presentation, “Life, the Universe, and Everything” When: Wednesday, 2 June at 700pm Where: Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth, American Museum of Natural History, Enter at the 81st…

tags: education, public outreach, SciCafe, science cafe, AMNH, American Museum of Natural History, NYC, streaming video Who: AMNH paleontologists Dr Mike Novacek and Dr Mark Norell What: free public presentation for kids of all ages, “Travels with Tyrannosaurus” When: tonight, 5 May at 700pm Where: Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth, American Museum of Natural History,…

tags: education, public outreach, SciCafe, science cafe, AMNH, American Museum of Natural History, NYC, streaming video Who: AMNH paleontologists Dr Mike Novacek and Dr Mark Norell What: free public presentation, “Travels with Tyrannosaurus” When: Wednesday, 5 May at 700pm Where: Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth, American Museum of Natural History, Enter at the 81st Street…