Ask Smithsonian | Smithsonian feed for Ask SmithsonianenWed, 18 Jan 2017 14:56:41 +0000Can Humans Ever Harness the Power of Hibernation? want to know if astronauts can hibernate during long spaceflights. Frst, they need to understand what hibernation isWed, 18 Jan 2017 14:56:41 +0000Why Were Electric Cars Once Advertised as "Ladies' Cars"? questions answered by our expertsThu, 05 Jan 2017 16:15:07 +0000Did Ellis Island Officials Really Change the Names of Immigrants? the 125th anniversary of the famous portal to the U.S., history shows inspectors were not the ones changing people's namesWed, 28 Dec 2016 14:00:00 +0000