“Big Pictures, Tiny Creatures”: New Cal Academy Video on Digitizing our Collections

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A few weeks ago, the Academy's Digitization Team scanned some tiny objects for myself and our TechTeens, using our awesome Gigamacro camera "Maggie."  Of course, they have lots more work on their plate starting to produce high resolution images of our 45 million specimens and providing images for our upcoming "Color of Life" exhibit. 

Check out this neat video about the work of the Digitization Team and why it's so important to our mission at the Academy.


You can check out the Gigamacro camera yourself in our Project Lab at the Academy. On April 16, we'll be featuring the Gigamacro for Nightlife, our weekly adults-only evening of science, music, and entertainment every Thursday.


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