Smart News Ideas & Innovations | Smithsonian feed for Smart News Ideas & InnovationsenFri, 20 Apr 2018 17:04:34 +0000Cache of Benjamin Franklin's Original Manuscripts—Doodles and All—Gets Digitized Library of Congress recently released approximately 8,000 letters, drafts and documents from the founding fatherFri, 20 Apr 2018 17:04:34 +0000Pocket-Sized Exhibition Shows Museum Experience Is Not One Size Fits All Singh's 'Museum Bhavan' won the coveted Infinity Award this month for offering the public a way to intimately and innovatively interact with artThu, 19 Apr 2018 17:06:32 +0000Check Out the World’s Largest Archive Digitally Preserving At-Risk Heritage Sites Heritage features 27 sites in 18 countries with more locations to be added in the futureMon, 16 Apr 2018 16:20:02 +0000The Hottest Place to Play Retro Handheld Computer Games? Try the Internet Archive new project hopes to save vintage technology before it is gone forever by preserving playable versions of your favorite old-school gamesThu, 12 Apr 2018 16:51:51 +0000Looking Back at Curiosity’s 2,000 Martian Days on the Red Planet rover has taken incredible images and made wild discoveries since landing in 2012Thu, 22 Mar 2018 21:04:13 +0000Graphene Hair Dye Is Gentle on Your Locks. But Is It Safe? traditional hair dyes, graphene coats the hair surface without chemically altering itWed, 21 Mar 2018 15:37:34 +0000Why Some People "Hear" Silent GIFs week, researchers published their findings on the largest study to date on the phenomenon, which is called visually evoked auditory response or vEARWed, 21 Mar 2018 10:00:00 +0000Kids Are Drawing Women Scientists More Often Than They Did Decades Ago analysis of studies over the past 50 years show that sketches of male scientists still dominateTue, 20 Mar 2018 20:54:21 +0000High-Powered X-Rays Reveal What's Beneath 11th-Century Religious Text hidden text is a translation of ancient Greek medical philosopher Galen's writingThu, 15 Mar 2018 18:38:23 +0000NASA Plans to Send High-Definition Video of Mars to Earth With Lasers 2022, NASA will launch the Psyche mission, carrying sophisticated communication technologyThu, 15 Mar 2018 17:47:25 +0000This Swiss Town Is Protecting Its Glacier With a Blanket a high-tech solution might be on the wayMon, 12 Mar 2018 18:30:09 +0000Get a "Hot Ticket" to Send Your Name to the Sun up to have your name placed on a microchip that will travel on board the Parker Solar ProbeFri, 09 Mar 2018 16:09:33 +0000Dubai Wants to DNA Test Its Millions of Residents to Prevent Genetic Disease ambitious plan is part of its Dubai 10X Initiative to improve health in the cityFri, 02 Mar 2018 13:49:39 +0000A Space Hotel Could Be Coming Soon to Skies Near You Aerospace wants to launch two inflatable modules for a space habit as early as 2021Thu, 01 Mar 2018 11:00:00 +0000Construction Underway on Clock That Will Keep Time for 10,000 Years by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the $42 million mechanical timekeeper will be located inside a mountain in west TexasTue, 27 Feb 2018 20:42:45 +0000This Account is Reclaiming the Indigenous Names for Mountains One Geotag at a Time Navajo climber is leading a social media campaign to spread awareness of the indigenous names of peaksThu, 22 Feb 2018 16:55:59 +0000