The central characters in Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s early collections story might surprise you.
Tag: Science & Nature
Da Vinci The Exhibition makes a case for the wandering mind. Being insatiably curious about absolutely everything is what defined Leonardo da Vinci.
A glimpse at something new, novel, or rarely seen at Carnegie Museums.
How a visit to the museum became a life lesson in supporting what you love, at any age.
Mysterious and even feared, reptiles are some of nature’s most misunderstood animals. A new exhibition at Carnegie Museum of Natural History gives these fascinating creatures a much-deserved close-up, revealing their complexity, resourcefulness, and beauty.
The world is changing rapidly. There seems to be concerning news everywhere: mass poverty in the developing world, an increasingly divisive political climate here at home, and a multitude of concerns about the global environment. Yet, amid these sobering subjects, there is plenty of reason for hope. New marine reserves are helping the recovery of … Continued
What happens next is music to the ears of the Science Center’s roving band of friendly science geeks.
One hundred years ago this past July, not long after the last of the once-plentiful passenger pigeons vanished from the skies, a cornerstone wildlife protection law passed in the U.S., the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. In addition to explicitly protecting more than 1,000 species, it has also provided a critical incentive for industries to take … Continued
Tree coverage in Allegheny County is disappearing at an alarming rate, says Tree Pittsburgh. Experts weigh in on why it matters and the course ahead.
The Science Center’s new PPG Science Pavilion will welcome more young learners, expand the kinds of science fun they can cook up, and bring large-scale traveling shows to the region.