Magazine | Smithsonian feed for MagazineenThu, 23 Mar 2017 16:56:18 +0000By the Numbers: The United States of Refugees Trump’s order temporarily barring all refugees and many immigrants has ignited debate about U.S. policies toward outsidersThu, 23 Mar 2017 16:56:18 +0000A Modern Odyssey: Two Iraqi Refugees Tell Their Harrowing Story violence in Iraq, two close friends embarked on an epic journey across Europe—and ended up worlds apartThu, 23 Mar 2017 16:44:51 +0000Fighting the Nazis With Fake News new documentary rediscovers a World War II campaign that was stranger than nonfictionThu, 23 Mar 2017 15:00:00 +0000Discussion responses to our March issueThu, 23 Mar 2017 15:00:00 +0000The Simpson Family Made Its Television Debut 30 Years Ago they arrived on the Tracey Ullman show, their look was a little more raggedThu, 23 Mar 2017 14:33:34 +0000What Is Dark Matter and More Questions From Our Readers asked, we answeredWed, 22 Mar 2017 17:57:30 +0000How the Liberty Bell Won the Great War As it entered World War I, the United States was politically torn and financially challenged. An American icon came to the rescueWed, 22 Mar 2017 16:14:36 +0000Darwin Would Have Loved the Cliffs of Newfoundland, Where 500-Million-Years-Old Fossils Reside back in time half a billion years to a world of mysterious sea creatures that would have thrilled DarwinTue, 21 Mar 2017 16:19:51 +0000The Biggest Tree Canopy on the Planet Stretches Across Nearly Five Acres remote India, a visit to Thimmamma Marrimanu offers a spectacular lesson in the vital coexistence of living thingsTue, 21 Mar 2017 15:46:54 +0000Hawaii's Must-See Lava Flows Are Home to New, Startling Ecosystems stunning volcanoes are creating new islands of evolutionTue, 21 Mar 2017 15:40:00 +0000A New Photo Book Showcases the Absurd Extravagance of the World’s Wealthiest Citizens recession or not, there are few limits on the ways the mega-rich will flaunt their fortunesTue, 21 Mar 2017 15:00:00 +0000Ballerina Misty Copeland on Working With Prince, Her Must-See Dances, and Why She Wants to Bring "Ballet Across America" of a performance in Washington, D.C., the prima ballerina talks about ballerina bodies and misconceptions about the art formMon, 20 Mar 2017 17:34:33 +0000Emily Dickinson Was Fiercer Than You Think new biopic shows the poet as more than a mysterious recluseMon, 20 Mar 2017 15:23:43 +0000Smithsonian Researchers Are Bringing the Oryx Back to the Wild the species back to north-central Africa shows early signs of successMon, 20 Mar 2017 15:00:00 +0000Why Is Pennsylvania Ave D.C.'s Main Thoroughfare and More Questions From Our Readers questions answered by our expertsThu, 23 Feb 2017 16:00:00 +0000Why Did Greenland's Vikings Vanish? discovered evidence is upending our understanding of how early settlers made a life on the island -- and why they suddenly disappearedThu, 23 Feb 2017 16:00:00 +0000A Child From 17th-Century Europe Might Have Rewritten the History of Smallpox deadly scourge goes back for centuries, but how many?Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:00:00 +0000Discussion responses to our January/February issueThu, 23 Feb 2017 16:00:00 +0000Can a Video Game Capture the Magic of Walden? David Thoreau's famed retreat gets pixelatedWed, 22 Feb 2017 16:40:39 +0000To Save Giraffes, We May Need to Put Our Necks Out populations plummeting, researchers race to understand a beloved but enigmatic animalWed, 22 Feb 2017 16:37:12 +0000The Everlasting, Awe-Inspiring Power of Alaska 150 years, Alaska has been a part of the United States, and it's never ceased to amazeWed, 22 Feb 2017 16:21:50 +0000Vladimir Lenin's Return Journey to Russia Changed the World Forever the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, our writer set out from Zurich to relive this epic travelWed, 22 Feb 2017 16:15:01 +0000A New Age of Discovery Is Happening Right Now in the Remote Forests of Suriname’s explorers and scientists are identifying new species at a rate that would’ve amazed Charles DarwinTue, 21 Feb 2017 17:14:07 +0000The Lasting Influence Matisse Had on Richard Diebenkorn's Artwork great American painter owed a luminous debt to the French ModernistTue, 21 Feb 2017 16:31:35 +0000Andrew Jackson Was a Populist Even on His Deathbed lavishly decorated crypt was considered too ornate for the American presidentTue, 21 Feb 2017 16:00:00 +0000The Holocaust's Great Escape remarkable discovery in Lithuania brings a legendary tale of survival back to lifeTue, 21 Feb 2017 16:00:00 +0000