Our Superstar Secretary continues to make the news while Smithsonian women dominated the arts as the “Most Influential Women in Washington.” Continue reading ICYMI: Highlights from the week that was Sept. 29 – Oct. 5, 2019
A new open-source application developed by Luis Villanueva gives collections managers an easy way to detect and correct errors uploaded to the Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Continue reading DPO’s new software tool wins award for promoting open science
Victorians preserved pressed flowers as keepsakes but you can hardly press an iron garden bench into an album. Nathan Anderson takes us behind the scenes as as the Garden Furnishings collection is digitized. Continue reading How does your garden grow? With silver bells and cockleshells and pixels all in a row.
This week we followed in the footprints of the first nomadic humans as we considered when the first humans will set foot on Mars. Continue reading ICYMI: Highlights from the week that was August 19 – August 25, 2018
We found some new species and lost some pandas, but the biggest thing that happened was Jeopardy! I’ll take African American History for $200, Alex. Continue reading ICYMI: Highlights from the week that was Feb. 5 – Feb. 11, 2017
Sometimes you just can’t find a notepad handy when you need one. A new 3D digitization effort by the Air and Space Museum shows that even astronauts will scribble notes on the wall. Continue reading Graffiti in Space
For the first time in history, 3-D technology has been used to create a portrait of a sitting president. Continue reading Smithsonian makes history with first scanned 3-D Presidential portrait
As the Smithsonian continues to digitize our vast resources, we have unveiled an exciting new way to really get up close and personal with the objects in our premier X3D collection. Continue reading How do you bring 137 million objects to life?