Starting today with a show of appreciation for the natural world—& for everyone who marched yesterday (or was with us in spirit) to support science's role in protecting it.
Starting today with a show of appreciation for the natural world for
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Lance Walker
Anna Maria Vianna Baptista
“It’s imperative we put a stake in the ground and say ‘We are scientists—we are scientists for all.’” Why we marched, from Chief of Science & Sustainability Shannon Bennett and other Academy voices.
Scenes from today's March For Science - San Francisco! Thanks to every single pair of feet that came out—we feel so lucky to be part of this community.
Scenes from todays March For Science San Francisco Thanks to every single
Eydie Landise-Tumer
Gina Damato Vallée
Kimmi Crawford Grant
"Thanks to you, science will become the light that guides us to a better world." Watch executive director Jon Foley's March for Science DC address here: calacade.my/2pR6jeg.
Thanks to you science will become the light that guides us to
Bere Guzman
Monika Bruce Lee
Susan Bishop Chukerman
All across the Bay, Academy feet are getting ready to March for Science! We're filled with pride, determination, and gratitude knowing hundreds of thousands around the world are doing the same. ❤
All across the Bay Academy feet are getting ready to March for
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Executive director Jon Foley will be standing up for science in DC tomorrow as one of the March for Science official speakers. If you'll be there, watch/listen for him around 10–10:40 am EST; if you'll be here, join us at the March For Science - San Francisco! marchforsciencesf.com
Executive director Jon Foley will be standing up for science in DC
Melissa Felder
Gay Armstrong Bryson
Sydnee Kennedy
One of the things Party After Dark-goers can look forward to April 27: Neuroscientist & actress Mayim Bialik in conversation with White Rabbit Project/MythBusters' Kari Byron! Tickets still available: calacade.my/2nzaj2E ✨
One of the things Party After Darkgoers can look forward to April
Katelyn Tan
Alison Rae Tatlako Blackduck
A mid-week gift: Explore the portfolio of our former artist-in-residence—and ongoing collaborator—Tiffany Bozic, whose take on our research and scientific collections makes science that much more beautiful. tiffanybozic.com
A midweek gift Explore the portfolio of our former artistinresidenceand ongoing
Heather Talbert
Melva Zazzi Tovrea
Nicole Perretta
DARKNESS IS COMING ... hooray! This August, the U.S. will experience its first *total solar eclipse* since 1918. Learn how to observe it—and how to contribute to "Eclipse Megamovie," a project by a team of solar scientists, eclipse chasers, & filmmakers—when Dr. Laura Peticolas speaks May 1 in our planetarium. Get tickets for the 7:30 pm lecture here: calacade.my/2pWEMEx.
DARKNESS IS COMING hooray This August the US will experience its first
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Karim Dactyl
Jill Georgette
If we could miniaturize ourselves, we'd live inside biochemist-turned-photographer Linden Gledhill's macro world of butterfly wings. Revisiting a favorite feature from Creators: calacade.my/2pEc1gH.
If we could miniaturize ourselves wed live inside biochemistturnedphotographer L
Mari-anne Caroline Jacobsz
Lynne Hunter-Johnston
Nicole Stachowicz Powers
We'll bring the markers, you bring the people-power! Getting ready for this Saturday's March For Science - San Francisco? Come make signs with us at tomorrow's NightLife event—we're running "Stand Up for Science Sign Making" from 6–9 pm: calacade.my/2obpTBx. ✏
Well bring the markers you bring the peoplepower Getting ready for this
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Seeing stars—& now they're extra search-able! A new update to NASA's photo archive makes it more accessible (to the Earth-bound) than ever. Via Creators: calacade.my/2peSiay.
Seeing stars now theyre extra searchable A new update to NASAs photo
Ann Flowers
"An overwhelming diversity of life." Dive into the largest expedition (so far) of our #HopeForReefs initiative, as 16 scientists race to explore and document Palau's coral reefs—from 5 to 500 feet below.
Mike Henebry
Daniel Aburquez
Dennis Vincent del Rosario
Today's the LAST DAY of the '17 City Nature Challenge, & San Francisco's narrowly in the lead! Here's a handy little how-to (via our Instagram) on how *you* can help the Bay Area cross that beautiful finish-line.
Elizabeth Quinn
Scott Haile
Caught on film for the first time: The Peruvian Amazon's elusive, rarely seen "jungle dog" (aka short-eared dog, Atelocynus microtis)—complete with puppy in its mouth! calacade.my/2opR4UL
Caught on film for the first time The Peruvian Amazons elusive rarely
Janiece Lea Eaton
Laurie Harper
Shirley Kennedy
Oh Bay Area, you're amazing! We're leading the City Nature Challenge so far, but tomorrow's the last day, so DON'T STOP SNAPPING! Participating is fun & easy (we promise). Here's a little killdeer-inspiration from curator Jack Dumbacher, plus a link to how to join: calacade.my/2pemi2P.
Oh Bay Area youre amazing Were leading the City Nature Challenge so
Happy Bat Appreciation Day! To celebrate, a look back at one of our all-time favorite bioGraphic stories, “Lens of Time: Bat Ballet,” by Spine Films: calacade.my/2aQlutk. ????❤
Angela Autrey
Bronwen Stewart
Inca Reyenga
Executive Director Jon Foley on the value of science (& why it's critical to fight for), via the San Francisco Chronicle: calacade.my/2on1JQ0.
Executive Director Jon Foley on the value of science why its critical
Cassie Steffensen
Tom Cxyz
Samir Sumanchandra Rami
It's our biggest party—& fundraiser—of the year! Raise a glass for science April 27 with a live DJ set by Hot Chip plus food trucks, open bars, & so much more. Your tax-deductible Big Bang: Party After Dark ticket helps support our mission to explore, explain, & sustain life on Earth. calacade.my/2nzaj2E ✨
Its our biggest party fundraiserof the year Raise a glass for science
Visiting the Academy today? Good luck stacking your measly two eyes and two legs against our #1 Easter-egg-finder! (Fortunately, our biologists have hidden lots of egg-shaped joy *outside* the tarantula's enclosure, too.) ????
Visiting the Academy today Good luck stacking your measly two eyes and
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