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Museum Curator Ruth Angus for SciCafe Wednesday at 7 pm
ET to find out why determining the ages of stars offers
scientists a better chance of finding life on distant
planets—and how she is working to solve this great challenge of
Billions of Brood X cicadas are ready to
emerge from living underground for the last 17 years!
How do they survive all those years underground, and
what do they do once they come to the surface? Join
Museum Curator Jessica Ware to find out during
this family-friendly program on Thursday, May 6, at
2 pm ET.
Scientists have discovered volcanoes on
Mercury, Mars, Io, Enceladus, and even on Pluto! On
Friday, May 7, at 1 pm ET, follow Museum Curator Denton
Ebel and planetary scientist Marina Gemma on
an interactive, live spaceflight to visit our solar
system’s volcanic “hot-spots” using the OpenSpace
visualization platform. Bring questions for the
scientists to answer live on screen!
With travel, manufacturing, and trade
disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic over the past year,
the Earth experienced a big drop in carbon dioxide
emissions. In this new video, we examine what happened
to the economy and environment in 2020 and explore how solutions
like renewable energy can fuel a resilient economy and
New York City residents can receive their
free COVID-19 vaccination in the lower level of the
Milstein Hall of Ocean Life. An added bonus: Everyone
who receives their vaccination at the Museum will get a
voucher for a complimentary future visit to the Museum
for up to four people.
we welcome back visitors, the Museum
continues to operate under
unprecedented financial strain—and we
urgently need your help to keep
fulfilling our mission of science and
education. At this crucial moment,
every gift, of any size, matters. We
are gratefully accepting