Efforts To Search For, Send Messages To Extraterrestrial Life Advance In Digital AgeAn ambitious new effort is underway to make direct contact with intelligent life beyond earth, improving upon 70s-era space missions which included attempts to bring messages from Earth to extraterrestrials.
Scuba-Diving Santa Plunges Into Holiday Spirit at California Academy of SciencesThe California Academy of Sciences launched its holiday festivities Thursday by having a scuba diver dressed as St. Nick submerge into a coral reef exhibit while dozens of children watched from behind the glass.
Late Bay Area Scientist Leaves Behind Massive Bone Collection With 7,000 SkullsSan Francisco scientist Raymond "Bones" Bandar collected more than 7,000 skulls in his home, dubbed The Bone Pala
Late Bay Area Scientist Leaves Behind Massive Bone Collection With 7,000 SkullsSan Francisco scientist Raymond "Bones" Bandar collected more than 7,000 skulls in his home, dubbed The Bone Palace.
Volunteers Document Health of Marine Life on California Coast in 'BioBlitz'The California Academy of Sciences is calling all citizen scientists to help document the biodiversity of the California coast.
'Butterfly Whisperer' Reviving Rare San Francisco SpeciesTim Wong is an aquatic biologist at the California Academy of Sciences, but his real passion lies nearly hidden on the academy’s living roof in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park.
Young Blue Whale Carcass Washes Up On Marin County BeachScientists identified the carcass stranded on Agate Beach in Bolinas as a young female blue whale.
'Butterfly Whisperer' Leads Rare Species' Comeback In San FranciscoA rare, native California butterfly is making a comeback in San Francisco. thanks to a dedicated biologist at the Academy of Sciences.
Rare Whale Likely Victim Of Vessel CollisionA rarely seen Baird’s beaked whale that washed up on North Beach in Point Reyes National Seashore was likely killed by injuries suffered in a collision with a large vessel, marine researchers said Tuesday.
Rare California Butterfly Rebounding With Replanting Of Food SourceThe once-dwindling population of a beautiful, blue iridescent butterfly has seen a rebound thanks to the efforts of a Bay Area biologist who took his work home with him.
Best Summer Educational Programs For Kids In The Bay AreaKids' educational programs can be a great way to keep children active and learning during the long summer months. Here are five of the Bay Area's best enriching programs.
Best Date Night Activities In The Bay AreaDate night provides the perfect opportunity to get to know someone new, or to keep the spark alive in a long-term relationship. Here are five great date night options around the Bay.
Best Upcoming Exhibits For Kids In San FranciscoBay Area museums offer hands-on exhibits and activities that engage kids with restless hands and boundless energy.
Bay Area Researchers Find 100 Never-Before-Seen Sea Creatures In The PhilippinesA team of Bay Area scientists traveled to the Philippines, dove to great depths and used all kinds of clever equipment to discover sea creatures never seen before.
Best Family-Friendly Museum Exhibits In The Bay AreaBay Area museums know how to welcome families with exhibits and events that everyone will enjoy and can learn with. From scanning the universe to getting close to a real mummy to meeting Mickey Mouse when he was new, learn all about it at Bay Area museums.