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Eating Insects

Insects as a protein alternative to meat.

Jurassic Park Marathon

Plus Dinosaur Dance Party for the kids, May 9.

Nunavut Crew 2004

Fish Hips

Tiktaalik roseae’s famously fantastic fish hips.

Geek of the Week: Jason C. Poole, Dinosaur Hall and Fossil Preparation Lab Coordinator

The Academy’s own Jason Poole is featured as Geekadelphia’s Geek of the Week!

Famous Fossil Display

Tiktaalik gets a proper send-off before returning to Canada.

Ken Lacovara in front of a vertebrae

New Paleontology Fellow

Dinosaur discoverer has deep Academy roots.

Photo Essay: Orchid Show 2015

A small sampling of the orchids on display during the International Orchid Show and Sale.

a Dragon's Mouth orchid

Pennsylvania Orchids

Did you know you could find orchids in Pennsylvania?

tomatoes on the vine

Buying Local

Sign up by May 1 for the Academy farm share!

woman at fountain

Giant Insect Trap

Taking stock of insects in famed fountain.