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Remembering the Titanic: The Story of Leah Aks

The Titanic, still shrouded in mystery, holds stories of loss and resilience. Stories that even a century later continue to resonate with us. For decades, National Geographic has shared the narrative of the ship from its voyage to its discovery ...

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Q&A with National Geographic Explorer Kevin Peter Hand

Planetary scientist and astrobiologist Kevin Peter Hand has been a member of the National Geographic family since 2011, and his field work has taken him to the most extreme environments on Earth. Working in NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Hand ...

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National Geographic Launches Initiative Connecting College Students with Innovative Changemakers: Inaugural ‘National Geographic On Campus’ program premieres at University of Miami

The National Geographic Society announced its new initiative, National Geographic On Campus, an inspiring event designed to unleash the spirit of exploration in college-age students that features live talks, engaging panels and educational workshops. The program will premiere at the ...

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Tech with a Purpose: National Geographic Museum Introduces First Virtual Reality Theater Experience in Washington, D.C.: World-renowned National Geographic photographers virtually transport visitors to Earth’s most extraordinary places with SPACES

Virtual reality (VR) has proven to be a powerfully immersive medium with the capacity to take its viewer anywhere and at any time solely through the use of a VR headset. The National Geographic Society has invested in VR and ...

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Venture on Virtual Reality Explorations, Marvel at Inspiring Films and Go Behind the Scenes this Fall/Winter at National Geographic: Introducing Washington D.C.’s first theater equipped for a shared virtual reality experience

National Geographic’s fall/winter 2018-19 live event lineup transports audiences from Washington, D.C., to the most remote areas of Africa, the deepest yet-to-be explored parts of our ocean, the deserts of ancient Egypt and the hoodoos of Bears ...

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The Untold Story of the Titanic and Dr. Bob Ballard

If you thought you knew the story of how – and more importantly, why – the R.M.S. Titanic was found in the North Atlantic ocean in 1985, well, better think again. The story we have heard about the discovery of the ...

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Transcend the Passage of Time in ‘Day to Night: In the Field with Stephen Wilkes,’ Opening at National Geographic Museum Feb. 13: New exhibition celebrates the ‘Year of the Bird’ and features captivating images of bird migrations

For 130 years, National Geographic has been using the power of photography to tell meaningful stories, inspire people to take action and transport audiences to unseen places. A new exhibition opening at the National Geographic Museum on Feb. 13, “Day to Night: ...

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National Geographic Museum Takes Visitors on a Virtual Journey to Jerusalem at ‘Tomb of Christ: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Experience,’ Opening Nov. 15: Immersive exhibition ‘transports’ visitors to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, one of the world’s most sacred, ancient monuments

On Nov. 15, 2017, the National Geographic Museum will open a groundbreaking, immersive 3-D exhibition, “Tomb of Christ: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Experience.” The exhibition combines National Geographic’s rich storytelling and archaeological expertise with innovative technology to bring this ...

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Retrospective of National Geographic Photographer’s Groundbreaking Work, ‘Wild: Michael Nichols,’ Opens at National Geographic Museum Oct. 12: Features extraordinary images of wildlife and wild places through the eyes of legendary photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols

Photography has been an indispensable tool in National Geographic’s nearly 130-year history of advancing global understanding and inspiring solutions for the greater good. A new exhibition, “Wild: Michael Nichols,” opening at the National Geographic Museum on Oct. 12, exemplifies the ...

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Swim with Sharks, Explore the Tomb of Christ, Paddleboard with Polar Bears at National Geographic: National Geographic’s fall 2017 season of D.C. live events kicks off Sept. 7

National Geographic’s fall 2017 D.C. live event lineup promises something for just about everyone with student matinees, happy hours, immersive exhibitions, and more. Experience exploration firsthand with a lineup of speakers including National Geographic Explorers like Ronan Donovan, National ...