Articles by Valerie Jablow

Bringing Up Baby

Scientists zero in on the caring and cunning ways of a seldom-seen waterbird

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Mapping Galactic Foam

Smithsonian astronomer Margaret Geller plotted the bubble structure of the universe. Now she's working to find out how it got that way

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Presidential Designs

Re-created at the Smithsonian, the White House's Cross Hall tells a tale of changing styles

The Ant planetary nebula. Ejecting gas from the dying central star shows symmetrical patterns unlike the chaotic patterns of ordinary explosions.

A Celestial News Bureau

Three Smithsonian astronomers run a worldwide news service about what is happening overhead

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Othmar Ammann's Glory

Genius, willpower and thousands of miles of steel wire went into the George Washington Bridge

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Tea and Sisterhood

In 1848 when it came time to declare the rights of women, this tilt-top table provided solid support

Samples of rock from Chicxulub Crater

A Tale of Two Rocks

Retrieved from a mile beneath the earth's surface 65 million years after their creation, they bear witness to a cataclysm - and the death of the dinosaurs

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