The Rapid Capture Pilot Project is in the process of itemizing, digitizing and transcribing each of the thousands of proof sheets in the National Numismatic Collection. Now, that’s working hard for the money! Continue reading Show me the money!
Meet Secretary-elect David Skorton at the All-Staff Meeting Thursday, March 20, at 11:00 a.m. Continue reading All-Staff Meeting March 20, 11:00
Scientists today announced the discovery of gravitational waves that amount to the “first tremors of the Big Bang.” This is big, indeed. Continue reading Have we found evidence for the origins of the universe?
March 14, 2014. Have you reached a milestone, received an award or conquered the world (at least your little corner of it) lately? Let us know at email@example.com. We want to toot your horn for you! Be sure to include your contact information and a picture as an attachment. Continue reading Grand challenges, a distinguished lecture and a thumbs-up from the kids
March 14, 2014 Coming? Going? Let your colleagues know! Submit items to firstname.lastname@example.org and put “On the Move” in the subject line. Be sure to include contact information and a picture as an attachment. We love pictures! Continue reading New Regents take up their duties and the Zoo’s longest-serving keeper lays his down
In Memoriam: Benjamin Lawless, Martin Sullivan and Magda Schremp Continue reading In Memoriam: Benjamin Lawless, Martin Sullivan and Magda Schremp
CT scanning technology is allowing Smithsonian scientists to delve deeper into the largest fully preserved great ape collection in the world. Continue reading The Great Apes reveal their secrets
This month, the leading showcase for environmental films in the United States will present more than 200 award-winning, inspirational and thought-provoking films at Smithsonian museums and other venues around Washington, D.C. Continue reading Our Cities, Our Planet: Living in the Age of Humans
The president of Cornell University will become the 13th Secretary of the Smithsonian in 2015. Continue reading Regents name David Skorton as the 13th Smithsonian Secretary
Like the Thelma and Louis of their day, Nell Richardson and Alice Burke (along with their cat) embarked on an epic road trip for the cause of women’s rights–but their story had a happier ending. Continue reading Two women, a cat, a car and a mission