The head of science research at the Smithsonian Institution has announced she is stepping down after four years in the post.
The original, handwritten manuscript of “The Star-Spangled Banner” and the flag that inspired the song’s lyrics will be displayed together at the Smithsonian in Washington, the first time the historic pieces are believed to have been shown side by side.
Ten years after NASA landed two rovers on Mars on a 90-day mission, one rover is still exploring, and the project has generated hundreds of thousands of images from the Martian surface.
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo has found serious problems with its animal care and management of various creatures kept in the Cheetah Conservation Station over the past year, and the zoo’s director said Thursday that he is looking at changes to the operation amid budget cuts.
The U.S. Air Force Band engaged in a little guerilla advertising Tuesday, as 120 members treated visitors to the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum to a surprise performance.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History has received a $1 million grant to launch a long-term initiative to digitize and preserve recordings of endangered languages.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art is receiving a $1.8 million gift from Oman, the largest donation in the museum’s history.
The National Museum of the American Indian at the Smithsonian has been evacuated following an incident at the museum.
Crews are installing two large artifacts inside the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture while it’s still under construction on the National Mall.
A small team has begun creating 3D models of some key objects that represent the breadth of the collection at the world’s largest museum complex.