Topic: Smithsonian Institution
An exhibit chronicling the life and times of the late TV newsman Walter Cronkite is at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library at the University of Texas in Austin.
05/17/2010 11:03 am
A new iPhone app just released by the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History shows what you would look like if you were a Neanderthal with an iPhone.
05/12/2010 05:00 pm
During the cold war, Defense Intelligence Agency artists painted pictures of Soviet missiles and helicopters to build support for defense spending. That program is gone, but the paintings remain at a Smithsonian museum.
04/29/2010 02:29 pm
Gallery America's top 10 landmarks
The eruption at Eyafjallajökull volcano in Iceland has been hugely disruptive to world travel. But as a volcanic event, it's barely worth mentioning.
04/18/2010 08:27 pm
Ash from Eyjafjallajokull, the Iceland volcano that erupted this week, has caused airlines to cancel thousands of flights. Scientists say the chemical makeup and shape of the ash cloud's dust particles will tell them more.
04/16/2010 07:53 pm
The fossil, nearly 2 million years old, 'may make a very good candidate' to be a new species of early human. Found in South Africa, it has a unique combination of ape-like and human features.
04/08/2010 04:31 pm
Ella Mae Johnson shares the wisdom garnered in more than a century of courageous and generous living.
04/02/2010 10:32 am
This quirky book posits taxidermy as a window into cultural history.
03/20/2010 06:35 am
Chronicler of first lady fashions, the Smithsonian displays Michelle Obama's inaugural threads. She's a bit embarrassed by all the attention.
03/19/2010 04:59 pm