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Rare Finds

Rare Finds

A member asks: What’s the rarest mineral in Hillman Hall of Minerals and Gems?

Wild & Wonderful

Wild & Wonderful

National Geographic published its first wildlife photograph—a reindeer—in 1903, and it’s been connecting its readers to the great outdoors ever since.

“We’re living the climate change right now.”

“We’re living the climate change right now.”

Rural communities in western Pennsylvania are suffering the effects of increasingly extreme weather and other consequences of a warming world. Carnegie Museum of Natural History hopes to help connect those seeking solutions.

Bird Brains and Concussions

Bird Brains and Concussions

Scientists know that scores of birds die after colliding with windows. But what happens to those birds that strike a window and fly away?

For the Love of Science

For the Love of Science

Carnegie Museum of Natural History educators use pop culture, art, and really cool frogs to help kids connect with science.

Field Lessons

Field Lessons

Whether she’s in the rainforests of Malaysian Borneo or the city parks of Pittsburgh, tropical ecologist Jennifer Sheridan is living her best life, and she wants young people to have the same opportunity. Where to start? Just pick up a frog.

Given to Giving

Given to Giving

A museum “fangirl” turns the corner to also becoming a museum donor.