Discover stories behind the latest exhibitions, fascinating explorations into maritime science and archaeology, and the surprising details of what happens inside (and outside) a modern working museum.

Coast Guard boat evacuation in Lower Manhattan on September 11, 2001. Image courtesy Twisted Sifter

11 Sep 2021

Remembering 9/11: The largest maritime evacuation in history
Bull kelp washed up onto the shore of King Island. Image Justin Gilligan

03 Sep 2021

The life and loss of kelp: Shining a light on Australia's Great Southern Reef
Bull kelp washed up onto the shore of King Island. Image Justin Gilligan

03 Sep 2021

The life and loss of kelp: Shining a light on Australia's Great Southern Reef

06 Aug 2021

The atomic bombing of Hiroshima: A survivor's story

06 Aug 2021

The atomic bombing of Hiroshima: A survivor's story
Fast Five: Quick questions with nature photographer Gary Meredith

20 Jul 2021

Fast Five: Quick questions with nature photographer Gary Meredith
Fast Five: Quick questions with nature photographer Gary Meredith

20 Jul 2021

Fast Five: Quick questions with nature photographer Gary Meredith
Artist's impression of Fabien Cousteau's Proteus™. Concept designs by Yves Béhar and fuseproject. Image courtesy Fabien Cousteau Ocean Learning Center

15 Jul 2021

Engineering the impossible: The Proteus™ underwater habitat
Artist's impression of Fabien Cousteau's Proteus™. Concept designs by Yves Béhar and fuseproject. Image courtesy Fabien Cousteau Ocean Learning Center

15 Jul 2021

Engineering the impossible: The Proteus™ underwater habitat