Smithsonian podcasts delve into the life of Edmonia Lewis, how astronauts sleep, the evolution of the human brain; and drop in on painter Kay WalkingStick
Fans are making plans to visit the Smithsonian this December when the show's signature signpost goes on view in the new exhibition "Entertainment Nation"
Hear about the colonial period postal service in the latest "Portraits" podcast
A look back at some remarkable rescues
To mark the premiere of Amazon's "Paper Girls," we delved into the surprisingly murky history of bicycle-riding newspaper carriers
The podcast 'Sidedoor' goes behind-the-scenes with the Smithsonian Culture Rescue Initiative and its heroic efforts to safeguard the nation’s heritage
From the beauty of bodies in motion to the symbiotic behaviors of insects, these photographers captured fascinating moments in time
This full-size movie prop helped the Rebel Alliance defeat the Galactic Empire.
Stunt pilot Paul Mantz’s speedy P-51, <i>Excalibur III</i>.
His ride: the Curtiss 1A Gulfhawk
The Bell UH-1H Iroquois was a single-engine workhorse.
In George Clooney's <i>The Midnight Sky</i>, the Crew of a Planetary Exploration Mission Faces an Impossible Choice
Actors David Oyelowo and Demián Bechir discuss their roles as astronauts investigating a potentially habitable Jovian moon.
Descended from a Glenn Curtiss design, this speedster had a short run.
America’s first swept-wing fighter won the skies over North Korea.
Plus, you could build it yourself.
Say hello to my little friend.
Frequently imitated but never surpassed, this seriously funny disaster flick made a mockery of itself.
Steve Carell's Netflix Comedy Series <i>Space Force</i> Should've Waited For More Favorable Launch Conditions
Carell and <i>The Office</i> creator Greg Daniels reunite for a satire that hasn't yet reached orbit.
A Prize-Winning Song Written by Two Utah High Schoolers Celebrates the Enduring Love of Annie and John Glenn
Annie Glenn died this week, two years after finalists in an NEA songwriting competition paid tribute to her and her astronaut husband.
With the New Movie <em>Ad Astra,</em> James Gray and Brad Pitt Offer a "Plausible" Vision of Late-21st Century Space Travel
Shuttle astronaut Garrett Reisman helped writer-director Gray make his space adventure authentic(ish).