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Topic - Smithsonian
),established in 1846 "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge",is a group of museums and research centers administered by the United States government. Termed "the nation's attic"for its eclectic holdings of 137 million items, are admitted without charge;funding comes from the Institution's own endowment, private and corporate contributions, membership dues, government support, and retail, concession and licensing revenues.Institution publications include Smithsonian and Air & Space magazines. - Source: Wikipedia
The window seat of an airplane descending into Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport might offer the best overall view of the National Mall and its multitude of monuments, but more accessible alternatives to see the sites and scenes of the nation's front yard abound.
A team at the Smithsonian Institution has scanned President Barack Obama to create the first 3D printed portrait of a sitting president.
The Smithsonian National Zoo on Thursday released photos of some of its more than two dozen recently born critters and creatures.
Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is getting some competition from the Smithsonian Institution in testing personal delivery drones for the future.
The Wisconsin Veterans Museum is now a Smithsonian Institution partner.
Indie rock band Portugal. The Man and the Smithsonian's National Zoo released an "endangered song" Tuesday for Earth Day to demonstrate the dwindling number of about 400 Sumatran tigers left in the world.
A "Night at the Museum" will be a reality for students at the Smithsonian this summer.
More than 100 years after dinosaurs were first displayed on the National Mall, T. rex - the king - is joining the Smithsonian collection after a 2,000-mile journey from Montana.
Science and science fiction is no longer the province of geeks and overachievers. The future has arrived, and Smithsonian Magazine is bringing it to Washington this spring.
For the first time, the dress Marian Anderson wore to sing at the Lincoln Memorial 75 years ago after being denied access to a Washington concert hall because she was black, is going on display at the Smithsonian.
As thunder boomed and lightning illuminated their small camper, Kathy Wankel couldn't help but think that after years of being buried, the few fossilized bones she and her family had dug up that day, and carefully swaddled in towels and an old sweatshirt, did not want to be moved.
Police and museum officials say the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum has been evacuated after a suspicious briefcase was found near an unconscious person in one of the galleries.
Museum officials say the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum has reopened after being evacuated when a suspicious briefcase was found near an unconscious person in one of the galleries.
A "time capsule" of photographs documenting the descendants of slaves on a long-isolated island off the South Carolina-Georgia coast will have a new home at the Smithsonian's African-American history museum.
The town of Jonesborough will be the first stop of a Smithsonian art tour next year.