On May 5, explorers, acrobats, and supporters packed the California Academy of Sciences for the 25th annual Big Bang Gala. DJs Solomon and Claude Von Stroke spun records all night while acrobatic dance troop Project Bandaloop dazzled guests by swinging, bouncing, and deftly maneuvering from the walls to the ceiling.
World Ocean's Day was officially June 8, but the Cal Academy has extended the celebration of the sea until today. Buy any admissions ticket online, and you'll be entered to Life Aquatic-it in the new Deep Flight Super Falcon (pretty sweet name), the most advanced winged submarine ever constructed. Destination? Kelp forests of Monterey Bay.