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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

Meet Amy Hoyt

Educator shares favorites, funny moments in Outside In.

A Parting Gift

New catfish named for retiring Academy president