Stay up late with the Smithsonian as we celebrate the first Saturday of summer—“Solstice Saturday”—with free parties, programs and performances June 22. (Clothes required for all programs.) Continue reading Celebrate Summer with “Solstice Saturday”
This week, we pondered the inspiration to create art…and other stuff. Continue reading ICYMI: Highlights from the week that was March 10 – March 15, 2019
In the broadest study yet of low oxygen in the world’s seas, scientists reveal the planetary implications of a dying ocean. They also suggest some solutions. Continue reading The ocean is suffocating. How do we catch our breath?
We are very Earth Optimistic this week, but that doesn’t keep us from hedging our bets with news of a possibly habitable planet. Continue reading ICYMI: Highlights from the week that was April 16 – April 22
As the U.S. moves to normalize relations with Cuba, Secretary Skorton discusses the Smithsonian’s long history with the island nation and offers some insight into our future plans there. Continue reading Viejos amigos: The Smithsonian and Cuba