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Ants, Not Gnats, Were Swarming Philadelphia Yesterday

People around the Philadelphia experienced swarming ants yesterday evening.

Pine Barren Gentian

Search for an Elusive Fall Plant

Can you find the rare Pine Barren Gentian?

Ruth Patrick at Microscope

Five Highlights of the Last Century

Scientific discoveries, new “furniture,” and more.

Dino Dancing, Bug Walks, Beer

Plus free evening admission Sept. 8

Hurricane Harvey

Even after floodwaters recede, they hold danger

Antarctic=Academy Town Square 9/13

Free talk on fossil hunting in Antarctica.

Outside In has live animals, including snakes!

Meet Sean Stallworth

How he creates the “ultimate visitor experience”

Boost to Childhood Learning

New this fall in Philadelphia

solar eclipse

Guide to the August 21 Solar Eclipse

What it is, and how to view it safely

Seaweed: The New Superfood

An artsy look as a common ocean plant