Pushing the Limits: Built for Speed
Creative design and boundary-breaking technology helped make ORACLE TEAM USA the world’s fastest sailboat in the 2010 America’s Cup World Series. This video highlights some details for the winning AC45 catamaran–which was suspended from the ceiling between the Swamp and the Piazza during our exhibit Built for Speed, summer 2013.
© Oracle Team USA
At a depth of 25 feet and holding 212,000 gallons of water, the Philippine Coral Reef is the deepest exhibits of live corals in the world.
With the drought in California, salmon smolts are hitching a ride to get to the open ocean.
Everybody loves skulls. Discover the clues skulls hold about how animals eat, hunt, and evolve in this revealing new exhibit. Now open through November 2, 2014. Learn more about the exhibit here.
A peek behind-the-scenes at the Academy's new Skulls exhibit.
Featuring Daniel Nocera and Tom Steyer in conversation with Greg Dalton of The Commonwealth Club's Climate One.
As the Earth heats up at a dangerous rate and fossil fuels diminish, forward thinking citizens and businesses are leading the way in exploring clean, renewable sources of power. Hear professor-inventor Daniel Nocera and investor-environmentalist Tom Steyer share their perspectives on the latest innovations in renewable energy.