Jun
23

Alien Ocean

Alien Ocean

Could a liquid water ocean beneath the surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa have the ingredients to support life? Smithsonian scientists are among those helping NASA find out.

Jun
19

An honor to be chosen, an honor to serve

An honor to be chosen, an honor to serve

The first greeting visitors receive when they visit a Smithsonian museum comes from an officer with our Office of Protection Services. But some of our finest officers also reach out into the community to represent the Smithsonian. Take a look behind the scenes with the OPS Honor Guard.

Jun
16

How do you dismantle a dinosaur? (Very carefully.)

How do you dismantle a dinosaur? (Very carefully.)

It’s been just a year since the National Fossil Halls closed for renovation and the last fossils, models, dioramas and paintings have been removed. Find out what’s involved in dismantling these giant specimens as we prepare for an entirely new, bigger and better Fossil Hall coming in 2019.

Jun
05

Have you been hacked?

Have you been hacked?

Next week, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management will begin notifying 4 million current and former Federal employees that their personal information may be at risk. You might be one of them.

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