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Taking an Ice Sample
Using a drill, a team removes a chunk from the thick Arctic ice. Small samples are...
Mon, 01/10/2011 - 11:55
A Tale of a Right Whale
Suspended at the center of the Sant Ocean Hall is a life-size model of a North...
Wed, 09/30/2009 - 15:58
Whalers harpoon a right whale in this 1856 Currier & Ives print.
Inupiat Harpoon Box
During whale hunts, this carved whale box stored harpoon blades like the three...
Close-up of a 17th century painting shows how whales were brought ashore for...