Google has released stunning virtual reality tours of five national parks, as part of the celebration of the 100th annniversary of the National Park System. From the Kenai Fjords of Alaska to the Dry Tortugas of Florida and deep into the Carlsbad Caverns of New Mexico, you can go on... Read more →


The California Academy of Sciences released a whole new set of Flipside Science videos, short explorations of different environmental topics. This series deals with the important topic of ENERGY, and stars Bay Area teens that volunteer at the Academy. Check out all the videos below. Learn more about Flipside Science... Read more →


This past Friday was the fourth annual Teen Science Night at the California Academy of Sciences, the nation's largest teen-organized science night at a museum. Over 1,600 teens from across the San Francisco Bay Area gathered at the Academy for an evening of science exploration and fun. I had a... Read more →


"Finding Dory" takes place largely in the fictional "Marine Life Institute" whose mission is the "rescue, rehabilitation and release" of marine life. The institution is depicted in the film not only showcasing marine life for the public, but also performing veterinary services, working with injured animals to prepare them to... Read more →


Scientists know more about the surface of the moon than they do about the deep coral reefs. On Friday June 20, the California Academy of Sciences unveils our newest exhibit "Twilight Zone: Deep Reefs Revealed." From the exhibit description: Step inside a realm known as the twilight zone—a narrow, dimly... Read more →