Nine Smithsonian scholars are among the most cited in the work of others in their disciplines. Continue reading Standing on the shoulders of giants: Smithsonian scholars are among the most influential in their fields
Modern museums, ancient beasties and alien probes (ahem) were on our mind this week. Continue reading ICYMI: Highlights from the week that was Nov. 4 – Nov. 10, 2018
Smithsonian scientists have joined NASA and others to do something incredible: launch a solar probe and have it enter the sun’s atmosphere without melting. Continue reading How can you touch the sun without melting?
Celebrate the legacy of a scientist who laid the groundwork for our journey to the stars. Continue reading Celebrate Henrietta Swan Leavitt’s 150th Birthday on July 4th
Christopher Samuel Moore, who recently joined the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in the Solar and Stellar X-ray Group, has been awarded the 2017 PhD Prize from the International Astronomical Union. Continue reading Prestigious PhD prize goes to to CfA post-doc
No matter where you are, you can experience the rare total eclipse of our local star in August with the help of a free app from the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Continue reading You don’t have to be emo to have a dark night of the Sol
This week, we pondered the cost of art: Who pays? How much is too much? Who owns a culture’s heritage? How much should a bag of dust cost? Continue reading ICYMI: Highlights from the week that was July 16 – July 22, 2017
Charlie Conroy of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics recognized bu the American Astronomical Society. Continue reading CfA’s Conroy recognized by American Astronomical Society
Paleontologist Nick Pyenson and astronomer John Kovac have received the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on scientists in the early stages of their careers.
Continue reading Two Smithsonian scientists receive prestigious presidential awards for scientific leadership
February 18, 2015. Have you reached a milestone, received an award or conquered the world (at least your little corner of it) lately? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org. We want to toot your horn for you! Be sure to include your contact information and a picture as an attachment. Continue reading Astrophysicist reaches new heights