Science Friday’s #CephalopodWeek film features DMNH scientist

DMNH Curator of Mollusks Elizabeth Shea, Ph.D., is featured in a short film for the 2017 #cephalopodweek from Science Friday. From the film's introduction: "Deep below the sea surface, giant squid fight off predatory sperm whales–stirring legendary tales of epic battles. Yet for all it’s infamy, discovering how many of these enormous cephalopods are [...]

2018-03-07T17:42:41-05:00June 16th, 2017|Blog, DMNH Spotlight, Mollusks, Press Releases|

DMNH marine scientist joins international research expedition

Northern Neighbors expedition focuses on deepwater communities in the Northeastern U.S. and Canada through June 22 Elizabeth Shea, Ph.D., curator of mollusks at the Delaware Museum of Natural History, joined an international team of scientists spending 15 days at sea aboard NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Ship Henry Bigelow exploring canyon and slope habitats [...]

2017-12-21T17:12:23-05:00June 12th, 2017|Blog, DMNH Spotlight, Mollusks, Press Releases|

Senator Coons to host exclusive screening of Warlords of Ivory in ongoing effort to tackle global challenge of wildlife trafficking

Learn about connections between wildlife trafficking and international security and stability at a screening of the National Geographic Explorer film, Warlords of Ivory, followed by a panel discussion featuring local, national and international experts on Friday, April 7, from 5:30-9 p.m. at the Delaware Museum of Natural History, hosted with Senator Chris Coons (D-Del), People to People [...]

2017-12-21T17:12:23-05:00March 30th, 2017|Blog, Press Releases|

Shorebird and horseshoe crab connection highlighted in new film from the Delaware Shorebird Project

Shorebird and horseshoe crab connection highlighted in new film from the Delaware Shorebird Project Feast on the Beach: The Delaware Bay Horseshoe Crab Shorebird Connection film educates, entertains and encourages ecotourism The Delaware Shorebird Project today premiered Feast on the Beach: The Delaware Bay Horseshoe Crab Shorebird Connection, a film produced to raise [...]

2018-03-07T17:30:25-05:00March 7th, 2017|Blog, Press Releases|

Dinosaur Revolution interactive maze uncovers facts and fossils

Pterosaur, Plesiosaur, Phytosaur…sure, they look like dinosaurs, spell like a dinosaurs...but guess what? Just because it ends with "s-a-u-r", doesn't mean it begins with "d-i-n-o." Uncover facts and fossils about dinosaurs in Dinosaur Revolution, an interactive learning experience within a maze setting, opening February 4, 2017 at the Delaware Museum of Natural History. Visitors can [...]

2017-12-21T17:12:23-05:00January 25th, 2017|Blog, Press Releases|

Arctic Adventure & Rainforest Explorers opens October 15

Explore Extreme Habitats with Arctic Adventure and Rainforest Explorers Delaware Museum of Natural History’s new special exhibit encourages visitors to take on the role of field scientists to study the effects of climate change on the Arctic tundra and the Amazon rainforest. WILMINGTON, DE – Opening October 15, Arctic Adventure and Rainforest Explorers is an [...]

2017-12-21T17:12:24-05:00October 11th, 2016|Press Releases|

Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss Opens June 18

Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss opens June 18  at the Delaware Museum of Natural History  Wilmington, DE - Coming to the Delaware Museum of Natural History from June 18 to September 5, 2016, Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss is an interactive exhibit highlighting the adventure of deep-sea exploration and discovery through hands-on exploration of life at [...]

2017-12-21T17:12:24-05:00June 15th, 2016|Press Releases|

Great Balls of Fire Opens January 30

Great Balls of Fire: Comets, Asteroids, Meteors Opens at  the Delaware Museum of Natural History January 30     Wilmington, DE -  Asteroids and comets have had a significant effect on Earth's history, and they are likely to influence the future as well. While asteroids and comets are popular subjects for movies such as Armageddon and Deep Impact, they are [...]

2017-12-21T17:12:27-05:00January 27th, 2016|Press Releases|