Magazine | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/magazine/RSS feed for MagazineenWed, 20 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000The Starship Enterprise Is Coming in for a New Landing at the Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/starship-enterprise-new-landing-smithsonian-180958788/This artifact in the Air and Space Museum collections boldly returns to public viewWed, 20 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000Inside the Grand Plan to Send Humans to Marshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/inside-nasa-plan-send-humans-mars-180958787/NASA's innovative deputy administrator Dava Newman explains just how close we are to sending astronauts far, far awayWed, 20 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000The NASA Robot That Failed to Do Its Jobhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/nasa-robot-failed-do-its-job-180958784/A cautionary tale about the android who just wasn't suited for the task at handWed, 20 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000The Future of Cars Is Already Herehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/future-cars-already-here-180958777/Even before the "Jetsons," people dreamed of flying cars. Now breakthroughs in technology are helping all kinds of vehicles get off the groundWed, 20 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000An Oral History of "Star Trek"http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/oral-history-star-trek-180958779/The trail-blazing sci-fi series debuted 50 years ago and has taken countless fans where none had gone beforeWed, 20 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000Your Questions for Astronaut Tom Jones, Answeredhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/questions-astronaut-tom-jones-answered-180958776/Just a sampling of what we can learn from those who have been to spaceWed, 20 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000Discussionhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/magazine/discussion-may-2016-180958785/Reader responses to our April issueWed, 20 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000How a Psychedelic Concert Poster Rocked the Worldhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/psychedelic-concert-poster-rocked-world-180958780/C'mon baby light my flierWed, 20 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000Fashion Photographer Klaus Mitteldorf Captures the Chaos of Modern Identityhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/fashion-photographer-klaus-mitteldorf-captures-modern-identity-180958781/These images evoke a world of endless distractionWed, 20 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000The Deadly Cunning of the Black Widow's Color Schemehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/deadly-cunning-black-widow-color-scheme-180958778/Why did the spider evolve to have that crimson hourglass on its back?Wed, 20 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000Can Proteins From Living Cells Solve Problems That Vex Supercomputers?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/proteins-living-cells-solve-problems-that-vex-supercomputers-180958783/When nature knows bestWed, 20 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000Who Really Wrote "Citizen Kane"?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/who-really-wrote-citizen-kane-180958782/Two new books offer divergent theories on the authorship of the much-heralded filmWed, 20 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000Why Benedict Arnold Turned Traitor Against the American Revolutionhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/benedict-arnold-turned-traitor-american-revolution-180958786/The story behind the most famous betrayal in U.S. history shows the complicated politics of the nation's earliest daysWed, 20 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000For Those Clutching Pearls Over Buzzfeed: A History of Newspapers Reveals That It's Always Been This Wayhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/history-newspapers-reveal-always-been-like-buzzfeed-180958789/From user-generated content to political screeds, the future of news happens to look a lot like the pastWed, 20 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000How to Plug In Your Brainhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/how-to-plug-in-your-brain-180958775/If neuroscientists are right, you’ll soon be able to sharpen your focus and boost your memory by recharging your brain—with electricityWed, 20 Apr 2016 15:00:00 +0000What's It Like in Space? Ariel Waldman Has the Answershttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/whats-like-space-ariel-waldman-180958498/The NASA adviser and author of a new book gives some insight on living beyond the Earth's atmosphereWed, 23 Mar 2016 17:52:56 +0000What Elephants, Zebras and Lions Do When They Think No One's Watchinghttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/hidden-camera-stunning-photographs-african-wildlife-180958496/The stunning results when a photographer uses remote cameras to capture Africa's great beastsWed, 23 Mar 2016 16:05:49 +0000Meet Molly Crabapple, an Artist, Activist, Reporter, and Fire-Eater All in Onehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/molly-crabapple-artist-arctivist-reporter-fire-eater-180958502/With pen and brush, the talented journalist fights for justice in the Middle East, and closer to homeWed, 23 Mar 2016 16:00:00 +0000Discussionhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/magazine/discussion-april-2016-180958500/Reader responses to our March issueWed, 23 Mar 2016 15:00:00 +0000