Solar Eclipse at the Hall

On Monday, August 21st, the Hall hosted over 1,200 visitors eager to see and learn about the Great American Eclipse. Read on to learn more about the activities and learning that happened on Eclipse Day 2017.

5 Tips for Viewing the 2017 Solar Eclipse

Eclipse 2017

On August 21, a total solar eclipse will be visible in the contiguous United States for the first time in 40 years, with a partial solar eclipse visible across North America. Read on for five tips for safely viewing this celestial phenomenon.

Remembering Former Hall Director Dr. Marian Diamond

Dr. Marian Diamond poses with a human brain.

The Lawrence Hall of Science community was saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. Marian Diamond, professor emerita of integrative biology at UC Berkeley and former director of the Hall. Read on to learn more about her invaluable contributions to the Hall and to STEM education.

Achieve Interns in the Ingenuity Lab

Achieve Intern Heroes pose in front of the the planetarium.

Each year, the Lawrence Hall of Science participates in the Achieve scholarship program by providing students with summer internship opportunities. Read to learn more about Achieve and this year's Ingenuity Lab interns.

How to Discover 2,332+ Planets

Speakers and attendees at the Kepler event.

On June 22, the Hall was fortunate enough to host Drs. Gibor Basi, Courtney Dressing, and Martin Still, three scientists working on NASA's Kepler Mission. Read to learn more about Kepler and the mission's incredible legacy in the search for exoplanets (planets orbiting stars) and extraterrestrial life.

Assessing Oral Scientific Argumentation

DiALoG_Hero image on iPad

Researchers at the Hall, in collaboration with Arizona State University, are developing a tablet application for middle school teachers who are implementing oral scientific argumentation in their classrooms. Read to learn more about the DiALoG project.

Youth for Science

On April 22, as hundreds of thousands turned out in support of science around the globe, the Lawrence Hall of Science asked young people what science means for their future. Learn more about the activity and the incredible responses!

Volunteer Spotlight: 1,000 Hours of Service

Volunteer Mary Thompson celebrates 1,000 hours of service.

Lawrence Hall of Science volunteer Mary Thompson, who works primarily in the Ingenuity Lab, recently surpassed 1,000 hours of volunteer service. Learn more about her background in science and everything she does for the Hall.