Latest from California Academy of Sciences
July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature
The California Academy of Sciences is dedicated to exploring, explaining, and protecting the natural world. Under one roof, the Academy houses the Steinhart Aquarium, Morrison Planetarium, and Kimball Natural History Museum. It is an international center for scientific education and research that is at the forefront of efforts to understand and protect the diversity of Earth’s living things. The Academy’s new building, scheduled to open on September 27, 2008, incoporates state-of-the art sustainable features including a living roof.
June 01, 2011 by Carly Peltier
June 8 is World Oceans Day, but what’s the big deal with celebrating our oceans? Well, generally, we’ve polluted, over-fished, and taken these vastly unexplored bodies of water for granted, and it’s only fair that we take a day to recognize all they do for us! Starting June 4, local groups stand ready to help you help the oceans, and learn a lot and have fun while you’re at it.
June 01, 2010 by Melanie Jones
A team of artists has collected more than 1,000 recordings of people sharing their thoughts about the oceans. Hear voices from from scientists and schoolchildren, people in the United States, Europe, Asia. A sound collage from the collection premieres at Cal Academy on June 3.
January 01, 2003 by Sara Marcellino
Founded in 1853 to survey the vast natural resources of California and beyond, the California Academy of Sciences is dedicated …