CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
The academy is an international center for scientific education and research and the only museum in the world to house an aquarium, planetarium and natural history museum under one (living) roof. See what’s shaking at “Earthquake,” an exhibit exploring how seismology has shaped earth’s past and present. “Human Odyssey,” a dramatic addition to Tusher African Hall, traces the milestones of our species’ fascinating history. Thursday nights: “Nightlife,” the museum’s weekly 21-and- older event, invites visitors to drink, dance and experience world- class exhibits with topics ranging from the science of sex to the cosmos. 6-10 pm; $12. 55 Music Concourse Dr., Golden Gate Park, 415.379.8000.