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Sometimes I forget what a cool place I work. And then a lightsaber battle breaks out on the catwalk. Every Thursday the California Academy of Sciences hold our Nightlife party -- an adults-only celebration of science and culture with a different theme each night. Last Thursday was our "Feel the... Read more →


My organization the California Academy of Sciences has been incredible in supporting those affected by the devastating wildfires that ripped through much of the North Bay earlier this month. Last week, we opened our doors for free to people directly impacted by the fires, resulting in tens of thousands of... Read more →


I love this animated gif of the weather station on the living roof of the California Academy of Sciences. There's something calming and reassuring about it. Weather stations are part of the automated heating and cooling system of the museum. They monitor wind speed, wind direction, rainfall, temperature and humidity.... Read more →


I am thrilled to be returning to the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) conference this year, happening next weekend in San Jose, California. It's been a couple years since I've been to ASTC, one of my favorite science education conventions. And it's great to have it in our... Read more →


I had the honor and privilege of visiting the National Museum of African American History and Culture last weekend, and I'm still reeling from the experience. Plan on spending at least 3-4 hours there, to get a decent exposure to the exhibits. I learned and felt so much while I... Read more →


Teen Science Night is the world's largest teens-only museum event. Our fifth Teen Science Night on August 11 blew out all of our previous attendance records with over 2,100 teens from across Northern California descending on the California Academy Sciences. During Teen Science Night, young people have free rein to... Read more →