Juliet may have thought names were arbitrary, but scientifically, names play an important role by placing order on our world by helping us differentiate between things. So how does science go about assigning names?
As the Museum enters our summer of dinosaurs, Pride Month seems like the perfect time to highlight some LGBTQ+ professionals within the field of paleontology.
Recent excavations raise some big questions about understanding our planet’s biological history. It's a great reminder that life on Earth may seem wild now, but it’s got a pretty wild past, too!
Every now and then a discovery is made that challenges a previously held belief. A recent excavation site in Utah is shedding more light on how some dinosaurs may actually have been social creatures.
Rosalind Franklin had an integral role in the discovery of DNA’s double-helix structure. Not only did her work help drive Watson and Crick toward their Nobel Prize-winning discoveries, but a special photograph of hers is quite possibly one of the most important photos ever taken.