August 24th, 2011
Visit Traveling the Pacific to discover how this vessel stays steady on the swells of the Pacific Ocean. Built by a modern fisherman, this outrigger canoe’s basic design is thousands of years old.
August 24th, 2011
Explore Pacific Spirits to see ceremonial masks and sacred treasures collected a century ago in Melanesia—before global politics and 20th-century technology brought dramatic change to the Pacific Islands.
June 20th, 2011
Discover how The Field Museum is leading the way in conservation by putting science into action in Abbott Hall of Conservation Restoring Earth, opening November 4, 2011.
June 13th, 2011
Recently acquired TFM collection answers question about what kind of geese downed US Airways Flight 1549 in 2009
May 23rd, 2011
ECCo's Calumet Environmental Education Program translates science into action for 4th through 12th grade students in Calumet.
May 19th, 2011
Tune into Science at FMNH, a video and podcast series that explores the behind-the-scenes science, collections and research at The Field Museum.
May 17th, 2011
Discovered in 1996 and dating to A.D.300, uncover the stories hidden in its imagery in this rare public viewing.
May 11th, 2011
About 470 million years ago – in a time period called Ordovician – the parent asteroid of one of the L chondrites, one of the most common meteorite types, was disrupted in a collision with another body. This event led to a subsequent bombardment of Earth with collisional debris for at least 10 million years. This finding is reported in a recent study in Earth and Planetary Science Letters by Field Museum scientists Dr. Birger Schmitz (Research Associate), Robert A. Pritzker Assistant Curator of Meteoritics and Polar Studies Dr. Philipp Heck, and an international team of coauthor
May 04th, 2011
Join us for a lecture featuring leaders in the field of sustainable design.
April 12th, 2011
BioSynC pilots and implements digital learning programs in collaboration with Field Museum scientists and the Education Department to enable youth to become active science learners and participate in cutting edge Museum research.