Tag: American Museum of Natural History

Did you know that the American Museum of Natural History has a special collection of digital archives available for free browsing? Yeah, it’s pretty awesome.

My favorite museum in the entire world recently got a huge facelift and this amazing look at how they fixed the weird shadows cast by new lights in the wolf diorama is very cool to see. I can’t believe this is somebody’s job!

Hearing these people talk about how this rare spider silk was spun from the webs of over 1 million spiders kind of gives me the creeps! But wow, look at that color! I wish you could touch it rather than simply look at it in the museum.

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The American Museum of Natural History unveiled the Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond for public display on October 28, 2010. The diamond is a 31.06-carat fancy deep blue diamond that’s incredibly rare (about half of 1% of all diamonds found). This specific diamond has an unusual history of family lineage and disappearances which the Museum of Natural History […]

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Photo by Alex J. Rota The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) has a great gallery archive of images taken when the museum was preparing their various exhibits and dioramas. If you take a look at the images, you get a unique view of the animals on display and the “skeletons” that make up their […]