MUSEUM STAFF CHOICE: (Wannabe) Famous Dershbein with a video that that can be seen here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UeAFawlr6fo&feature=plcp.
What was the happiest moment of your life? Was it getting your first pet? Graduating high school? Getting married? Or becoming a parent? Share your joy!
What is your community doing about climate change? Share your photograph of some of the ways your community is lowering its greenhouse gas emissions or adapting to the impacts of climate change. Next month we will use these photos as the basis of a climate change tour challenge.
March 1 , 2012—WASHINGTON—The Life Lab, a new exhibit at the Koshland Science Museum of the National Academy of Sciences, opens to the public on Wednesday, March 14.
February 7 , 2012—This month the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine will celebrate African American History Month with two community programs for students and adults.
December 27, 2011—WASHINGTON—The Koshland Science Museum invites teens and adults to interact with the issues through its winter programs.
September 7, 2011—WASHINGTON—Earth Lab: Degrees of Change, a new exhibit at the Koshland Science Museum of the National Academy of Sciences, opens Thursday, Sept. 15. The exhibit's visualizations allow visitors to explore the impacts of climate change and take on the role of decision makers who identify priorities, evaluate tradeoffs, and decide how to respond to climate change.
June 2, 2011 - WASHINGTON - As of today all PDF versions of books published by the National Academies Press will be downloadable to anyone free of charge. This includes a current catalog of more than 4,000 books plus future reports produced by the Press. The mission of the National Academies Press (NAP) -- publisher for the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council -- is to disseminate the institutions' content as widely as possible while maintaining financial sustainability.