Great for birds and for people, The Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center developed the world’s first and only 100% organic and shade-grown coffee certification.
10,000 years of volcanic activity at your fingertips. Includes weekly updates on volcanic activity.
Fun games and apps for learning about science.
Did you know? The Smithsonian works in India teaching Tibetan monks and nuns about Western science and science education.
The epidemic of obesity-related diseases such as heart disease and type-2 diabetes may be a result of an advantageous process gone awry.
The Smithsonian's mineral and gem collection at the National Museum of Natural History is one of the largest of its kind in the world.
Best known as the “Mother of the Hubble Space Telescope, Roman was not a “hidden figure,” but rather a recognized leader in her field.
Saw-whet owls are barely the size of a human hand, with golden eyes, chocolate-brown feathers, and faces that have inspired some to call them “kittens with wings.”
Learn about these incredible animals—and the ecosystems in which they play a role.
Amphibian skin bacteria is more diverse in cold and variable environments according to global survey.
Forget the reservations, white tablecloth, mother-of-pearl caviar spoons and the like. There is a lot to learn about the art of fine dining—zoo style.
His job as a time traveler is to make discoveries about the past that can help shape our future.
With climate change ramping up, wetlands can protect people in more ways than one—if given enough breathing room.
Place “camera traps” in your community to assist researchers in answering questions about mammal distribution and abundance.
Scientists study how to transform degraded landscapes into healthy forests, clean water, and eco-friendly ranches.
Be a biologist in your own backyard! Neighborhood Nestwatch participants help answer questions related to the survival of bird populations.