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The Fort Morgan Times
Community News Briefsbanners of spectacular satellite imagery collected over the past 30 years. The
Community News Briefs
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 14 hours ago
banners of spectacular satellite imagery collected over the past 30 years. The exhibition is a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The exhibit is free... Read more
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International Business Times
If Harambe the gorilla had never been locked up in a zoo, this would never have happened reportedly eating their own vomit, which is unheard of in the wild. They're als
If Harambe the gorilla had never been locked up in a zoo, this would never have happened
International Business Times / Posted 16 hours ago
reportedly eating their own vomit, which is unheard of in the wild. They're also prone to cardiac disease: in 2011, the US Smithsonian Institution revealed that 30 of its gorillas were on heart medication. Captivity is devastating for these... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenwich
Greenwich Retired Men's Group To Learn History Of The SmithsonianCONN. — The Retired Men's Association of Greenwich Inc. invites the public to l
Greenwich Retired Men's Group To Learn History Of The Smithsonian
The Daily Voice - Greenwich / Posted 22 hours ago
CONN. — The Retired Men's Association of Greenwich Inc. invites the public to learn some fascinating facts on the Smithsonian Institution as its meeting June 1 at First Presbyterian Church, Greenwich. Heather Ewing, daughter of member Ted... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Downtown Scottsdale: 10 don't-miss spotsin January 2015. In its first year of operation, the Scottsdale attraction gain
Downtown Scottsdale: 10 don't-miss spots
The Arizona Republic / Posted yesterday
in January 2015. In its first year of operation, the Scottsdale attraction gained affiliate status from the prestigious Smithsonian Institution, earned a top ranking from a national Western magazine and ended the year with a budget surplus that... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Local high school band students lay wreath at national monumentFranklin Delano Roosevelt and Martin Luther King Jr. memorials, the Pentagon 9/
Local high school band students lay wreath at national monument
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Martin Luther King Jr. memorials, the Pentagon 9/11 Memorial, National Archives, the Smithsonian Institution’s Air & Space Museum, Arlington National Cemetery and the American History and Natural History... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Te Papa welcomes Māori and Moriori remains30 May 2016, 10:19 amPress Release: Te Papa27 May 2016Media release: from Smit
Te Papa welcomes Māori and Moriori remains
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
30 May 2016, 10:19 amPress Release: Te Papa27 May 2016Media release: from Smithsonian Institution and UK museumsThe remains of sixty Māori and Moriori individuals, returned from museums and private... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The black Route 66are offered on a center website. A year ago, a copy of a 1941 edition of the G
The black Route 66
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
are offered on a center website. A year ago, a copy of a 1941 edition of the Green Book sold at auction for $22,000 to the Smithsonian Institution. "It's almost a miracle that there is such a diverse physical legacy of Green Book properties," said... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Tips on how to visit DC in only two daysin need of directions!! Source: Giphy.com Smithsonian Mobile: There are over
Tips on how to visit DC in only two days
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 3 days ago
in need of directions!! Source: Giphy.com Smithsonian Mobile: There are over 30 museums and attractions apart of the Smithsonian Institution- and guess what: THEY’RE ALL FREE!!! You could literally spend hours upon hours upon hours walking... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New ZealandThe Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, i
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealand
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 3 days ago
The Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, including four mummified Maori heads, to a New Zealand museum. The New Zealand Museum Te Papa Tongarewa works to preserve the country's heritage and cultures. It held a... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New ZealandThe Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, i
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealand
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
The Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, including four mummified Maori heads, to a New Zealand museum. The New Zealand Museum Te Papa Tongarewa works to preserve the country's heritage and cultures. It held a... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New ZealandThe Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, i
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealand
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
The Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, including four mummified Maori heads, to a New Zealand museum. The New Zealand Museum Te Papa Tongarewa works to preserve the country's heritage and cultures. It held a... Read more
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News 8000
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New ZealandThe Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, i
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealand
News 8000 / Posted 3 days ago
The Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, including four mummified Maori heads, to a New Zealand museum. The New Zealand Museum Te Papa Tongarewa works to preserve the country's heritage and cultures. It held a... Read more
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My EastText
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New ZealandThe Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, i
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealand
My EastText / Posted 3 days ago
The Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, including four mummified Maori heads, to a New Zealand museum. The New Zealand Museum Te Papa Tongarewa works to preserve the country's heritage and cultures. It held a... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New ZealandThe Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, i
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealand
KTXS Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
The Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, including four mummified Maori heads, to a New Zealand museum. The New Zealand Museum Te Papa Tongarewa works to preserve the country's heritage and cultures. It held a... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New ZealandThe Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, i
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealand
KECI Missoula / Posted 3 days ago
The Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, including four mummified Maori heads, to a New Zealand museum. The New Zealand Museum Te Papa Tongarewa works to preserve the country's heritage and cultures. It held a... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New ZealandThe Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, i
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealand
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 3 days ago
The Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, including four mummified Maori heads, to a New Zealand museum. The New Zealand Museum Te Papa Tongarewa works to preserve the country's heritage and cultures. It held a... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New ZealandThe Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, i
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealand
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 3 days ago
The Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, including four mummified Maori heads, to a New Zealand museum. The New Zealand Museum Te Papa Tongarewa works to preserve the country's heritage and cultures. It held a... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealand(CNN) - The Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous p
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealand
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 3 days ago
(CNN) - The Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, including four mummified Maori heads, to a New Zealand museum. The New Zealand Museum Te Papa Tongarewa works to preserve the country's heritage and cultures. It... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealandreturns Maori remains to New ZealandMummified heads part of Maori tradition pre
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealand
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 days ago
returns Maori remains to New ZealandMummified heads part of Maori tradition preserving loved ones, reviled enemies The Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, including four mummified Maori heads, to a New... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New ZealandThe Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, i
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealand
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
The Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, including four mummified Maori heads, to a New Zealand museum. The New Zealand Museum Te Papa Tongarewa works to preserve the country's heritage and cultures. It held a... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New ZealandThe Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, i
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealand
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 3 days ago
The Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, including four mummified Maori heads, to a New Zealand museum. The New Zealand Museum Te Papa Tongarewa works to preserve the country's heritage and cultures. It held a... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New ZealandThe Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, i
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealand
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 3 days ago
The Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, including four mummified Maori heads, to a New Zealand museum. The New Zealand Museum Te Papa Tongarewa works to preserve the country's heritage and cultures. It held a... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New ZealandThe Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, i
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealand
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 3 days ago
The Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, including four mummified Maori heads, to a New Zealand museum. The New Zealand Museum Te Papa Tongarewa works to preserve the country's heritage and cultures. It held a... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New ZealandThe Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, i
Smithsonian returns Maori remains to New Zealand
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 3 days ago
The Smithsonian Institution has returned the remains of 54 indigenous people, including four mummified Maori heads, to a New Zealand museum. The New Zealand Museum Te Papa Tongarewa works to preserve the country's heritage and cultures. It held a... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Silencing America as It Prepares for Warside did you fight on?" A few years ago, I attended a popular exhibition calle
Silencing America as It Prepares for War
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
side did you fight on?" A few years ago, I attended a popular exhibition called "The Price of Freedom" at the venerable Smithsonian Institution in Washington. The lines of ordinary people, mostly children shuffling through a Santa's grotto of... Read more
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Roll Call
Re-Evaluating the Lessons of Hiroshimawillingness to recognize the pain it has caused its victims and survivors,” he
Re-Evaluating the Lessons of Hiroshima
Roll Call / Posted 4 days ago
willingness to recognize the pain it has caused its victims and survivors,” he said. That’s a change from 1995, when the Smithsonian Institution came under fire for a planned exhibit on the bombings that would have included artifacts from the... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Community news briefsbanners of spectacular satellite imagery collected over the past 30 years. The
Community news briefs
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 4 days ago
banners of spectacular satellite imagery collected over the past 30 years. The exhibition is a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The exhibit is free... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
US returns remains of 54 indigenous people to New ZealandFollowing five years of negotiations, the Smithsonian Institution in the US agr
US returns remains of 54 indigenous people to New Zealand
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
Following five years of negotiations, the Smithsonian Institution in the US agreed to return the objects, made up of the remains of at least 54 Māori and Moriori individuals. Ancestors of the people whom the remains belong to were at Te Papa museum... Read more
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The Amboy News
Amboy News Water/Ways Smithsonian exhibition coming to Franklin Creek Grist MillFranklin Grove Creek and Preservation Corporation invites everyone to experienc
Amboy News Water/Ways Smithsonian exhibition coming to Franklin Creek Grist Mill
The Amboy News / Posted 5 days ago
Franklin Grove Creek and Preservation Corporation invites everyone to experience Water/Ways, an exhibition produced by the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., at the Franklin Creek Grist Mill located in the Franklin Creek State Natural... Read more
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Paris Express
How to put some smoked goodness on the table this weekendclasses at the Broadmoor resort in Colorado Springs. He has lectured on the his
How to put some smoked goodness on the table this weekend
Paris Express / Posted 5 days ago
classes at the Broadmoor resort in Colorado Springs. He has lectured on the history and culture of barbecue at the Smithsonian Institution, the Library of Congress and Harvard University. His TV shows include the PBS series “Primal Grill”... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Police Involved in Repatriation of Maori and Moriori RemainsNew Zealand Police will play a central role as pallbearers in what is expected
Police Involved in Repatriation of Maori and Moriori Remains
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 6 days ago
New Zealand Police will play a central role as pallbearers in what is expected to be an emotional ceremony.Washington DC’s Smithsonian Institution is repatriating the ancestral remains, which belong to at least 54 individuals and include four Toi... Read more
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Palatka Daily News
Smithsonian water exhibit visits Palatka’s St. Johns River CenterPalatka’s St. Johns River Center is the first stop in Florida for a Smithsonian
Smithsonian water exhibit visits Palatka’s St. Johns River Center
Palatka Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Palatka’s St. Johns River Center is the first stop in Florida for a Smithsonian Institution Museum on Main Street traveling exhibit expected to get people talking about water. Read more about Smithsonian water exhibit visits Palatka’s St. Johns... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Your Guide to the Good Life in Washington D.C.John Quincy Adams, composer John Phillips Sousa, Civil War photographer Matthew
Your Guide to the Good Life in Washington D.C.
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
John Quincy Adams, composer John Phillips Sousa, Civil War photographer Matthew Brady, and the FBI’s J. Edgar Hoover. The Smithsonian Institution is a national treasure, or so said James Smithson, who funded the museums. Thank Smithson for free... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Community News Briefsbanners of spectacular satellite imagery collected over the past 30 years. The
Community News Briefs
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 7 days ago
banners of spectacular satellite imagery collected over the past 30 years. The exhibition is a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The exhibit is free... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Designing Chinese supermarkets - in Nottinghamin air traffic control tower design." Its tower design at Birmingham Airport w
Designing Chinese supermarkets - in Nottingham
Nottingham Post / Posted 8 days ago
in air traffic control tower design." Its tower design at Birmingham Airport was recently exhibited in a gallery at the Smithsonian Institution, a museum in Washington DC. Getting the CPMG name out there and working on a wide range of... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
George Zimmerman gun sale creates collectible controversysaid Allan Stypeck, a professional and forensic appraiser based in the Washingt
George Zimmerman gun sale creates collectible controversy
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
said Allan Stypeck, a professional and forensic appraiser based in the Washington, D.C., area, who often works with the Smithsonian Institution and Library of Congress. Stypeck has appraised items for the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists find sustainable solutions for oysters in the future by looking into the pastmay help inform restoration and harvest in today's ecosystem.The archaeological
Scientists find sustainable solutions for oysters in the future by looking into the past
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
may help inform restoration and harvest in today's ecosystem.The archaeological component of this study was funded by the Smithsonian Institution and a Committee for Research and Exploration grant from the National Geographic Society. More... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Steven Tyler, Jeff Koons Celebrate Tony Bennett at Power of Love GalaDriver paid tribute to Tony Bennett’s visual art career, as he has three painti
Steven Tyler, Jeff Koons Celebrate Tony Bennett at Power of Love Gala
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
Driver paid tribute to Tony Bennett’s visual art career, as he has three paintings in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution. LOVING DUDES: From left: Larry Ruvo, Tony Bennett, Steven Tyler and Jeff Koons. (Photo: Getty... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Te Papa to welcome Māori and Moriori remainsand Moriori remainsMonday, 23 May 2016, 2:29 pmPress Release: Te Papa from Smit
Te Papa to welcome Māori and Moriori remains
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
and Moriori remainsMonday, 23 May 2016, 2:29 pmPress Release: Te Papa from Smithsonian InstitutionThe remains of sixty Māori and Moriori individuals, returning from museums and private collections,... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Group donates 24 quilts to home for battered womenironing boards, tables and other equipment is set up. The women plan a competi
Group donates 24 quilts to home for battered women
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 10 days ago
ironing boards, tables and other equipment is set up. The women plan a competition among themselves for an upcoming Smithsonian Institution display, "Hometown Teams." Joyce Dale said she and other group members plan to make sports-related... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Top 10 places to experience the Old West in ArizonaMuseum This is not your typical small-town facility. It was the first museum i
Top 10 places to experience the Old West in Arizona
The Arizona Republic / Posted 10 days ago
Museum This is not your typical small-town facility. It was the first museum in the Southwest to be designated a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate, and it reaps the benefits of that prestigious partnership, including displays expertly... Read more
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PhysOrg
Kennewick Man will be reburied, but quandaries around human remains won'tfeatures of his skull, suggests how he may have looked alive nearly 9,000 years
Kennewick Man will be reburied, but quandaries around human remains won't
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
features of his skull, suggests how he may have looked alive nearly 9,000 years ago. Credit: Brittney Tatchell, Smithsonian Institution A mysterious set of 9,000-year-old bones, unearthed nearly 20 years ago in Washington, is finally... Read more
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Orange County Register
U.S. returns a stolen Christopher Columbus letter to Italy, but mysteries still swirl around itThe paper used for the fake letter was antique but dated to about a century aft
U.S. returns a stolen Christopher Columbus letter to Italy, but mysteries still swirl around it
Orange County Register / Posted 12 days ago
The paper used for the fake letter was antique but dated to about a century after the Plannck copies. Experts at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington also carried out their own studies and found that chemical agents had been used “to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
How the private gardens of public people can inspire your green space this springthe former Premier of the Soviet Union. President Kennedy shows the Rose Garde
How the private gardens of public people can inspire your green space this spring
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 days ago
the former Premier of the Soviet Union. President Kennedy shows the Rose Garden to Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands. Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Taken from All the Presidents’ Gardens © Copyright 2016 by Marta... Read more
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Arts Journal
Art Museum Day’s Odd Couples: Corcoran/GWU, MASS MoCA/Crystal Bridges, Smithsonian/Hebrew Universitymakes all the difference in the world.” —Many of the programs and projects tha
Art Museum Day’s Odd Couples: Corcoran/GWU, MASS MoCA/Crystal Bridges, Smithsonian/Hebrew University
Arts Journal / Posted 13 days ago
makes all the difference in the world.” —Many of the programs and projects that have occupied the attention of the Smithsonian Institution’s new secretary, David Skorton, were set in motion before his arrival last July (including the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Inside $6million mansion that's played host to an emperor and a kingis the outside of the home, which was renovated in 2006 Charles Doolittle Walc
Inside $6million mansion that's played host to an emperor and a king
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
is the outside of the home, which was renovated in 2006 Charles Doolittle Walcott (left), the fourth secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, commissioned noted architect George Oakley Totten Jr and his partner, Laussat Rogers, to design the... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
How to hold a dead star in your handto 3D printing, you can now literally hold a dead star in your hand. The Cassi
How to hold a dead star in your hand
ScienceBlogs / Posted 14 days ago
to 3D printing, you can now literally hold a dead star in your hand. The Cassiopeia A supernova remnant, rendered for 3D printing. Image credit: NASA/CXC/SAO & Smithsonian Institution, with a screenshot taken via http://3d.si.edu/explorer?modelid=... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Escape rooms to debut for Springfield school's summer campMuseum Robbery,” will turn the students into detectives to catch thieves who’ve
Escape rooms to debut for Springfield school's summer camp
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 15 days ago
Museum Robbery,” will turn the students into detectives to catch thieves who’ve stolen seven priceless artifacts from the Smithsonian Institution, including jewels from the Titanic, items from Ben Franklin and other historic treasures. “Escape:... Read more
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Slate
Why Obama Is Going to HiroshimaMemorial Peace Park with Shinzo Abe, the prime minister of Japan, will challeng
Why Obama Is Going to Hiroshima
Slate / Posted 15 days ago
Memorial Peace Park with Shinzo Abe, the prime minister of Japan, will challenge a powerful American taboo. In 1995, the Smithsonian Institution attempted to mount an exhibition around the Enola Gay, the B-29 Superfortress that dropped the atomic... Read more
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The Forward
Smithsonian Launches Einstein Project To Mark Relativity Theory’s CentennialWASHINGTON (JTA) — The Smithsonian Institution and the Hebrew University are ma
Smithsonian Launches Einstein Project To Mark Relativity Theory’s Centennial
The Forward / Posted 15 days ago
WASHINGTON (JTA) — The Smithsonian Institution and the Hebrew University are marking the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity by launching an initiative to make science more accessible to young people. The project, joining the... Read more
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