Jon Foley, executive director of the California Academy of Sciences, gave this speech this morning at the March for Science in Washington DC. So proud of my boss! Text of his speech follows. Across the nation, people are marching to show their support for science, and to oppose attacks on... Read more →

I love this dope science music video on gems and minerals, which features some of our talented young people in the Teen Advocates for Science Communications (TASC) program at the California Academy of Sciences. Warning: it's quite an earworm. Thanks to science Youtubers "Science with Tom" for doing an excellent... Read more →

Check out this neat infographic on the impact of museums in the United States and beyond. Some highlights: There are approximately 850 million visits each year to American museums, more than the attendance for all major league sporting events and theme parks combined (483 million in 2011). By 2006, museums... Read more →