Please note: The planetarium will be closed for maintenance February 26-28.
Dive into the treasures housed in the Academy's Research Library, from vintage photographs, digitized field notes, and other delightful discoveries.
April 26, 2010
My name is Renee Salters, and I first developed a love for the natural science and history field in my childhood.
April 23, 2010
April 6, 2010
Despite intermittent downpours here in San Francisco, I daresay that Spring has sprung in beautiful Golden Gate Park. The tulips are blooming in the Queen Wilhelmina Tulip Garden, the Calla lilies...
March 31, 2010
With the construction of the new East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge ongoing, it seemed a fitting time to look back on the 1930s era construction of San Francisco's two signature...
March 24, 2010
My name is Phoebe Buguey, and I am also a library intern at the California Academy of Sciences this semester.
March 19, 2010
Just a quick post to give everyone an update about the Biodiversity Heritage Library.
March 3, 2010
Hello world, my name is Julia Specter and I am a second year MLIS student from San Jose State University, and very excited to be completing my internship here at the Academy Library.
February 25, 2010
As the Academy's archivist one of my primary responsibilities is to collect materials related to Academy history, the records of Academy departments, and the work of our scientists.
February 5, 2010
“On the wall of a massive stone museum just outside the city of Honolulu, there once hung a famous golden cloak of an island king.
January 19, 2010
San Francisco's famous Steller's Sea Lions (and their recent disappearance) have been in the news a lot recently.