Mar 10, 2014 — Cornell University President David Skorton has been named the Smithsonian's next secretary. Skorton, a cardiologist and amateur jazz musician, will be the first physician to lead the nation's attic.
Apr 17, 2012 — Carried atop a jumbo jet, it flew to its retirement home at the Smithsonian's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C.
Apr 16, 2012 — For those who will be in the Washington, D.C., area Tuesday morning and would like to see space shuttle Discovery on the "fly-in" to its retirement home, the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum has some recommended viewing spots.
Sep 7, 2011 — There are objects currently on display at Smithsonian that, without much context, might look a lot like trash.
Jun 28, 2011 — History springs to life in wiggling stereoscopic images.
May 26, 2011 — The Space Age inspired a renaissance in American science — but it also gave rise to art.
Mar 12, 2011 — The Smithsonian has recently discovered a rare perspective on the legendary quake: 3-D, color stereo photographs.
Dec 1, 2010 — Fifty-five years ago today she and others began the Montgomery bus boycott that helped change the nation.
Jun 22, 2010 — Madeleine Albright's "Read My Pins" exhibit of the brooches she's worn to augment her diplomatic efforts is on display at the Smithsonian in Washington, DC.
Apr 30, 2009 — Max Alexander's article about caring for his dead father-in-law, at home, without a funeral home, is profoundly affecting.