How do we avoid the deforestation caused by logging the rainforests? The way may lie in a melding of high tech and indigenous culture.
Oprah Winfrey is giving $12 million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the Smithsonian’s newest museum.
From the flight of the Valkyries to the first female fighter pilot, a new book explores American history through the role of women in the military.
Theresa Steverlynck has been sharing her love of the rich cultures of Africa for 17 years.
Caroline Baumann has held many leadership positions at the museum since 2001.
What better way to celebrate the beginning of summer than sampling some local microbrews while listening to some local bands? Throw in a little art appreciation and you’ve got a date!
An unusual collaboration has joined Plato’s “sister sciences” of music and astronomy into a true “music of the spheres.”
Scientists have long been confounded by when turtles first began developing their unique shell. New discoveries indicate it may have occurred much earlier than previously thought.
It’s not always easy to put that art degree to work, but those who master the history of decorative arts with the Smithsonian are in high demand.
Bozie’s arrival brings the National Zoo’s herd of Asian elephants to four.