Take a #throwbackthursday peek into the archives and explore the expeditions featured in the latest episode of #ShelfLife. Reindeer teams transport Waldemar Jochelson’s equipment across the Verkhoyansk Mountains, 1901. The expedition team carried their own provisions, a bulky camera and tripod, equipment for developing photographs in the field, and a wax cylinder recorder.
Take a throwbackthursday peek into the archives and explore the expeditions featured
Museum bird walks can help you get back to nature without ever leaving the city: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Museum bird walks can help you get back to nature without ever leaving the city:

Birding for Beginners

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LIVE with Museum astronomer Jackie Faherty talks next week's Manhattanhenge event, and shares how you can help make cosmic discoveries from your computer with Backyard Worlds. Post your questions in the comments below
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This week Whoopi Goldberg and The View gave a Syrian refugee family a tour of the Museum! They explored the dinosaur halls with paleontologist Mark Norell and toured the cosmos with Neil deGrasse Tyson.
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Time’s running out to see The Butterfly Conservatory. Get here before the vivarium closes on Monday, May 29! Plan your visit today: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Times running out to see The Butterfly Conservatory Get here before the

The Butterfly Conservatory Closes Soon

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Take a look inside The Butterfly Conservatory with New York Family Magazine! Be sure to plan your visit before this fan favorite closes on May 29: [ Goo.gl Link ]
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As the Sun sets on May 30, it will be perfectly aligned with Manhattan's east-west numbered streets, offering the opportunity to capture cinema-worthy photos of Manhattan's brick-and-steel canyons. Astrophysicist Jackie Faherty will be your guide to the history and astronomy behind this fascinating phenomenon in a special presentation at the Hayden Planetarium. Get tickets today: [ Goo.gl Link ]
As the Sun sets on May 30 it will be perfectly aligned

Manhattanhenge

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It's time for #TrilobiteTuesday! For centuries “swallow stones” have been embraced in Chinese culture as mysterious good luck omens. These fossils—actually the disarticulated pygidia of the Cambrian trilobite Neodrepanura premesnili, which do somewhat resemble the shape of a flying swallow—were found by the thousands, yet until 2005 no complete example of the species had been found. Since...
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Celebrate #WorldTurtleDay with a look into how specimens help scientists uncover connections that inspire research questions. In this episode of Shelf Life, Herpetology Curator Darrel Frost talks turtles and taxonomy—the science of classification.
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In this entertaining and educational video, the fun begins on Sesame Street when Elmo's friend Hu Hu Zhu visits from China. Big Bird, Elmo, and Hu Hu Zhu take viewers on an exciting discovery of the Sun, Moon, and stars, learn about the Big Dipper, and take an imaginary trip to the Moon. When Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu imagine themselves back on Earth, they celebrate the idea that even if they live in...
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In this entertaining and educational video the fun begins on Sesame Street

Family Astronomy: One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

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It's #WorldTurtleDay! Celebrate with one of our favorite tortoises, Lonesome George. As the last survivor of his species, Lonesome George became a worldwide icon of conservation decades before he died from natural causes in the Galapagos in 2012. Learn all about this remarkable tortoise: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Its WorldTurtleDay Celebrate with one of our favorite tortoises Lonesome George As

Preserving Lonesome George

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This May, there's no shortage of exciting events at the Museum, as well as your last chance to see some of our ongoing exhibitions and live animal shows. Check the calendar to see how you can enjoy the Museum at the end of May: [ Bit.ly Link ]
This May theres no shortage of exciting events at the Museum as

May at the Museum

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Tomorrow Night—Explore dark matter, the geysers of Saturn’s moon Enceladus, and more with Jackie Faherty and Ted Williams. Tickets available at: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Tomorrow NightExplore dark matter the geysers of Saturns moon Enceladus and more

Astronomy Live: Unsolved Mysteries of the Universe

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Get ready for a summer of astronomy! Join us throughout July and August to explore the cosmos in a new way: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Get ready for a summer of astronomy Join us throughout July and

Cosmic Lights, Summer Nights

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Is your 4th or 5th grader ready for an Adventure in Science? Join us on a trip to Cuba! Walk through the streets of Havana to hear the music and experience the culture, and visit the country’s various habitats to explore Cuba’s incredible diversity of wildlife, much of which can only be found on this unique island nation: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Is your 4th or 5th grader ready for an Adventure in Science

Cuba: A Time to Explore (Grades 4 and 5)

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Last chance! Don't miss out on the Butterfly Conservatory before it closes for the season on May 29: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Last chance Dont miss out on the Butterfly Conservatory before it closes

The Butterfly Conservatory

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Come see Humpback Whales at the LeFrak Theater today—a whale-sized adventure for the big screen! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Come see Humpback Whales at the LeFrak Theater todaya whalesized adventure for
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Climate change may seem far away in some parts of the world, but for Pacific Islanders, its effects are very real. In August 2016, anthropologist Jennifer Newell led a Constantine S. Niarchos Expedition to the Marshall Islands to study how communities there are reacting to flooding, drought, and other effects of climate change, and how they are navigating an uncertain future: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Climate change may seem far away in some parts of the world

Climate Change in the Marshall Islands

Climate change may seem far away in some parts of the world, but for Pacific Islanders, its effects are very real. In August 2016, anthropologist Jennifer Ne...

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Happy #FossilFriday! Paleontologist John Maisey gives Scientific American the scoop about fossil sharks, and what new analysis can tell us about shark evolution: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Happy FossilFriday Paleontologist John Maisey gives Scientific American the scoo

Sharklike Fossil Fills in the Jaws Family Tree

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