May 2018

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Liu Cun Yu, the director of the Beipiao Pterosaur Museum

The Great Sino Dino Boom

A gold rush of fossil-finding is turning China into the new epicenter of paleontology

Nizina Glacier

The Big Unknown

If dangling from a rope inside a melting glacier is your idea of a vacation, then come with us to Alaska's Wrangell-St. Elias

Albert and Elsa Einstein in Japan

Albert Einstein’s Mystery Tour

As he traveled through Asia, including a trip to Palestine, the brilliant scientist discovered much he didn’t understand

Potter envisioned Hill Top

Wild and Woolly

Shepherds and ecologists are butting heads over what's next for the beloved landscape

Formerly an arcade and office building

The Man Who Saved Havana



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Let There Be Lights

How a bright idea shaped our cities and gave the go-ahead to our love affair with the car

The Woman Who Isn’t There

Coming soon to the National Portrait Gallery, an old art form gets reinvented

The Lost Parrot

It hasn't been seen for a century. But will the bird species ever fly again?

The Sea Hunters

A wreck-diving archaeologist and his quest to discover a missing submarine

A Tale of Homegrown Terror

Twenty years ago, the courts gave Theodore Kaczynski four life sentences, thereby ending more than a decade of terror.

Resurrection City

Lenneal Henderson and thousands of other protesters occupied the National Mall for 42 days during the landmark civil rights protest

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