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DIVE INTO VIDEO FROM THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
There’s more to
the Museum than what you see in our halls. The sampling of videos
below will have you chasing comets in outer space, slipping
beneath the ocean waves, and marveling at signature specimens in
our newly reopened Mignone Halls of Gems and Minerals. You
can find all these and more on our video page
and on YouTube.
the Rosetta Mission in 360º
What does it take to land on a comet? After
a 10-year chase, the European Space Agency's Rosetta
spacecraft found its target, Comet
67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, and gathered new information
that will fuel scientific inquiry for years to come. Come
along for the ride with the Rosetta mission, which is
featured in the Hayden Planetarium Space Show Worlds
Beyond Earth, in this 360º video.
the Stories Behind Three Massive Minerals
A giant bubble from 130 million years ago. A
stone that once “sang.” And a fluorescent slab from
across the Hudson River. Hear the origin stories of three
show-stopping mineral specimens now on view in the Allison
and Roberto Mignone Halls of Gems and Minerals in a
new video featuring Museum President Ellen Futter
and Curator George Harlow.
Behind the Scenes for the Making of the Andros Coral Reef
Dive into the history of one of the most
iconic dioramas at the Museum with artist Stephen Quinn
and travel back in time to the 1920s, when Museum expeditions
to the Bahamas allowed curators and artists to transplant
a coral reef to New York City and then, with tremendous
effort, bring it to life for generations of Museum