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An aerial view of regenerating secondary tropical forest in the Barro Colorado Nature Monument, Panama. Credit: Christian Ziegler, Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior
Andean bear Brienne gave birth to two cubs Nov. 15 at Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute in Washington, D.C. Credit: Roshan Patel, Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute
New observations of WASP-39 b with the JWST have provided a clearer picture of the exoplanet, showing the presence of sodium, potassium, water, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide and sulfur dioxide in the planet's atmosphere. This artist's illustration also displays newly detected patches of clouds scattered across the planet. Credit: Melissa Weiss/Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian
Native Cinema Showcase; Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian
Credit: Eric Long, Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum
Trees festively decorated with brightly colored lights dazzle visitors at ZooLights, powered by Pepco, at Smithsonian’s National Zoo. Credit: Skip Brown, Smithsonian’s National Zoo
Emcee Stephanie Ruhle, MSNBC host; artist Jeff Koons, Dan Sallick, chair of the Hirshhorn Board of Trustees; Steve Case, Chair, Smithsonian Board of Regents; Melissa Chiu, director, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; first lady Dr. Jill Biden; Hiroshi Sugimoto, artist and architect of the Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden revitalization, artists Adam Pendleton and Laurie Anderson at the Nov. 16 groundbreaking on the National Mall.
Courtesy of the Hirshhorn. Photo by Tony Powell.
Credit: Johnson Publishing Company Archive. Courtesy J. Paul Getty Trust and Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Staff from SERC and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation dump oysters off the SERC docks, to add to SERC’s restoration reef in the Rhode River. (Credit: Karen McDonald/SERC)
Credit: Honorees and presenters of the 2022 Portrait of a Nation Gala at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. Photo by Paul Morigi / Getty Images for the National Portrait Gallery.
Cpl. Joseph O. “Jose” Quintero with his flag. Credit: Smithsonian Institution
Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum/Jim Preston
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