Our newest planetarium show explores asteroids, comets, and the hard-hitting stories of our cosmic origins.
Fossil hand (palm and dorsum) of H. naledi
Presented in Partnership with the Leakey Foundation
Be mesmerized by sharks and rays, tropical fish, and waddling penguins. Our webcams stream 24 hours a day.
Meet our African penguin colony and get your questions answered by one of our Academy biologists.
Learn about the history & flavorful future of mezcal at NightLife’s spirit-focused celebration of Cinco de Mayo!
In nature, color is so much more than just décor.
Learn about earthquakes—why they happen, how they’ve shaped the Bay Area, and what to do to prepare for them.
Scientists returned to the Philippines to explore the most biologically diverse marine ecosystem on the planet.
Nevermore will the intelligence of ravens be in doubt.
Tip 1: Leave the city.
Rich Mooi's work on a digital learning course about biodiversity aims to empower and inform global citizens.