California Academy of Sciences

The City is open to closing JFK Drive

Two years ago, this month, Heather Miller was killed bicycling through Golden…

 

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

The ocean is far easier to get to than space, yet scientists…

 

Planetarium’s ‘Incoming’ shows fascinating impact of asteroids

With so much chaos on Earth, there’s never been a better time…

 

Cal Academy’s beloved wetsuit-wearing African penguin dies

A spunky, 33-year-old African penguin with his own Wikipedia page and book…

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

The dead whale that washed up on a Point Reyes National Seashore…

‘Habitat Earth’ spotlights human-ecological connections

"Habitat Earth" opens with a stunning shot: an aerial view of the…

Nature photography show a first at Cal Academy

“BigPicture,” the first major photo exhibition in the California Academy of Sciences’…

Skulls head nifty Academy of Sciences show

As if it weren’t enough to cover a 90-foot-long wall with 431…

California Academy of Sciences appoints new executive director

The California Academy of Sciences announced today the appointment of its new…

SF moves forward with plan for Academy of Sciences outdoor seating pavilion

Visitors to the California Academy of Sciences could soon have a new…

Academy of Sciences holding free day for aquarium anniversary

The most spectacularly renovated component of the California Academy of Sciences, Steinhart…

July 29: 'Built for Speed' and other S.F. events

Who's in town Best-selling novelist Cathleen Schine talks about her new book,…

Grown Folk scoring wild night at Cal Academy

Call in the baby-sitter. Rising Montreal production duo Grown Folk is curating…

Join in the reindeer games at the California Academy of Sciences

Orion has enormous antlers, but Polaris’ much smaller ones are of particular…

Animals playing mating game at academy

If you think love bites, be glad you’re not a praying mantis.…

California Academy of Sciences is rockin’ the holidays

Watching two reindeer in the California Academy of Sciences’ East Gardens on…

Warm up for Outside Lands at the Academy of Sciences

This weekend will bring a slew of bands to San Francisco for…

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission’s unlikely green building taking shape

In 2002, you could have called it a building destined to never…

Academy of Sciences scientists discovering new species on Earth

There is a planet, with some evidence of intelligent life, where the…

Darwin Awards creator talks stupid deaths

On the eve of famed naturalist Charles Darwin’s birthday, author of the…