Magazine | Smithsonian feed for MagazineenThu, 22 Aug 2019 14:00:00 +0000Readers Respond to Our July-August issue thoughts on tourism in the Holy Land, Herman Melville and invasive pythonsThu, 22 Aug 2019 14:00:00 +0000How to Read Like Mark Twain one: Pretend you don't like booksThu, 22 Aug 2019 13:00:00 +0000Why Spain Is Seeking to Catalog All of Its Historic Shipwrecks deep dive into the archives yields hundreds of long-forgotten journeysThu, 22 Aug 2019 13:00:00 +0000A Chunk of Trinitite Reminds Us of the Sheer, Devastating Power of the Atomic Bomb the Smithsonian's collections exists a telltale trace of the weapon that would change the world foreverThu, 22 Aug 2019 12:00:00 +0000A 42,000-Year-Old Man Finally Goes Home long last, the remains of Mungo Man are at rest after an agonizing clash between modern science and an ancient spiritualityThu, 22 Aug 2019 12:00:00 +0000Dramatic New Photographs Recreate Scenes of Artists at Work Broom's series brings vitality to how we think about the likes of Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner or Mark TwainThu, 22 Aug 2019 11:00:00 +0000Do Goats Really Love to Jump? And More Questions From Our Readers've got questions, we've got expertsThu, 22 Aug 2019 10:00:00 +0000Why Americans Love Their Apple Pie did a humble dessert become a recipe for democracy?Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:00:00 +0000John Steinbeck's Epic Ocean Voyage Rewrote the Rules of Ecology legendary writer, a quirky biologist and their jolly adventure in the Sea of CortezWed, 21 Aug 2019 11:00:00 +0000Saturn Could Lose Its Rings in Less Than 100 Million Years discoveries suggest that the planet's distinctive feature may be gone in the cosmic blink of an eyeTue, 20 Aug 2019 12:00:00 +0000The New Treasures of Pompeii gorgeous artworks to grimacing corpses, archaeologists are still uncovering the truth about life—and death—in the doomed cityTue, 20 Aug 2019 11:00:00 +0000In 1870, Henrietta Wood Sued for Reparations—and Won $2,500 verdict, the largest ever of its kind, offers evidence of the generational impact such awards can haveMon, 19 Aug 2019 17:06:26 +0000