Latest articles | Smithsonianhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/latest_articles/RSS feed for with the latest articlesenMon, 16 Apr 2018 18:04:03 +0000Five Things to Know About NASA's New Planet-Hunting Satellitehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/new-planet-hunting-satellite-ready-launch-180968804/TESS will scan the skies in search of the next crop of exoplanetsMon, 16 Apr 2018 18:04:03 +0000Movie Theaters Will Be Legal in Saudi Arabia Again After 35 Yearshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/movie-theaters-are-legal-saudi-arabia-again-after-35-years-180967523/'Black Panther' will be the first movie to be screened to mark the reopening of the country's cinemasFri, 15 Dec 2017 19:59:27 +0000A Statue of a Doctor Who Experimented on Enslaved People Was Removed From Central Parkhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/will-statues-doctor-who-experimented-enslaved-people-come-down-next-180964600/The discussion over the memorialization of James Marion Sims offers the opportunity to remember his victimsWed, 23 Aug 2017 13:20:56 +0000Where to See the Fabled Fabergé Imperial Easter Eggshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/where-you-can-see-fabled-imperial-russia-faberge-eggs-180954863/Remnants of a vanished past, Fabergé Easter eggs live on in museums and collections across the worldFri, 03 Apr 2015 12:05:43 +0000U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall Collection Will Get Its First State-Commissioned Statue of a Black Americanhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/us-capitols-statuary-hall-collection-will-get-its-first-statue-black-american-180968545/A statue of educator and civil rights activist Mary McLeod Bethune will replace a statue of a Confederate generalWed, 21 Mar 2018 10:00:00 +0000Cherry Blossom Forecast Update: When Will Washington, D.C. Reach Peak Bloom?https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/cherry-blossom-forecast-2018-washington-dc-festival-season-arriving-early-video-180968420/ Fri, 09 Mar 2018 21:35:59 +0000San Francisco Votes to Remove Statue with Racist Depiction of Native Americanshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/san-francisco-votes-remove-statue-racist-depiction-native-americans-180968372/The monument shows a Mexican vaquero and Franciscan monk towering over a Native American manWed, 07 Mar 2018 16:59:19 +0000Search Continues for Last American Slave Ship After Recent Wreck Ruled Outhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/last-american-slave-ship-search-continues-180967921/The <i>Clotilda</i> illegally transported 110 enslaved people from present-day Benin to Alabama more than 50 years after the U.S. outlawed the slave tradeWed, 24 Jan 2018 15:56:34 +0000The Meaning Behind the Many Colors of India's Holi Festivalhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/holi-festival-colors-meaning-180958119/From red to green to indigo, each color provides festival-goers with a sense of beauty, ritual and traditionFri, 26 Feb 2016 17:24:44 +0000How U.S. and German Art Experts Are Teaming Up to Solve Nazi-Era Mysterieshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/how-us-and-german-art-experts-are-teaming-solve-nazi-era-mysteries-180964955/Specialists in WWII art loss and restitution discuss provenance research Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:00:00 +0000