Featured in museums
These famous US presidents had niche scientific interests that might surprise you
What a bunch of nerds.
Check out this 10-billion-pixel, 3D panorama of an iconic painting
You’ll never get this close to “Girl with a Pearl Earring” in real life.
How fossil preservation and public health are intertwined
To solve future problems, we must protect specimen from the past.
How do we know what dinosaurs looked like?
Paleontologists pull inspiration from modern birds and reptiles to design true-to-life T. rexes.
The history of science is for sale
From auction houses to eBay, this is how people buy up Nobel Prizes and space rocks.
The secret to moving this ancient sphinx? Hoverboards
It also requires careful planning and lots of math.
Museum air can make you feel better. Here’s how to get it at home.
What’s good for art may also be good for you.
The devastating fire at Brazil’s National Museum illuminates a global problem
Protecting artifacts from entropy is no easy task.
Even plastic art decays, but museum curators are on the case
Scientists can help them save their polymer-based collections.
Planetariums seem old-school, but they have a surprisingly lively future
Museums are looking to the past for inspiration.