Tag: California Academy of Sciences

The City is open to closing JFK Drive

Two years ago, this month, Heather Miller was killed bicycling through Golden Gate Park. The tragedy was only the first…

1 week ago

Dazzling, evocative nature in BigPicture show

At the California Academy of Sciences’ BigPicture exhibition, photographer Mauro Tronto’s dazzling Icelandic landscape depicts undulating misty waterfalls, a rainbow…

11 months ago

Cal Academy’s ‘Twilight Zone’ takes viewers to unknown depth

The ocean is far easier to get to than space, yet scientists know more about the surface of the moon…

2 years ago

Planetarium’s ‘Incoming’ shows fascinating impact of asteroids

With so much chaos on Earth, there’s never been a better time to look at what’s happening in the rest…

2 years ago

Cal Academy’s beloved wetsuit-wearing African penguin dies

A spunky, 33-year-old African penguin with his own Wikipedia page and book has died, officials with the California Academy of…

2 years ago

Strong winds, seasonal migration likely cause of dead whales on beaches

The dead whale that washed up on a Point Reyes National Seashore beach this week is the latest of several…

3 years ago

‘Habitat Earth’ spotlights human-ecological connections

"Habitat Earth" opens with a stunning shot: an aerial view of the forest of giant cranes in the Port of…

3 years ago

Nature photography show a first at Cal Academy

“BigPicture,” the first major photo exhibition in the California Academy of Sciences’ 161-year history, was worth the wait. The collection…

4 years ago