"Great American Diamonds" displays several of the largest and finest diamonds ever discovered in the United States, including the Freedom Diamond (second from left) and the Uncle Sam Diamond (third from left). Image courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution.
Courtesy of Artlab
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Scurlock family
George Brinton McClellan and Mary Ellen Marcy McClellan, Mathew Brady Studio, modern albumen silver print from c. 1864 wet
collodion negative. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.
Monica Rickert-Bolter (Prairie Band Potawatomi, Black, and German, b. 1986) Hair Stories, 2021. Digital painting. Photo by the artist.
Starting today, visitors can view the Zoo’s new binturong exhibit at Claws and Paws Pathway. Credit: Skip Brown, Smithsonian’s National Zoo
Credit: Jaclyn Nash
Adam Langley, an ecologist at Villanova, takes soil elevation measurements at the Global Change Research Wetland. Credit: Mikayla Manyin
Northeast Australia’s relict tropical rainforests, one of the oldest and most isolated rainforests in the world. Credit: Alexander Shenkin
The research team, including Murilo Pastana (center) and William Ohara (right), collect fishes from a seine net by the river bank near Apuí, Amazonas State, Brazil. Credit: Murilo N.L. Pastana & Willian M. Ohara
Photo by Alan Karchmer for the National Museum of the American Indian
First image of the black hole at the center of the Milky Way. Credit: EHT Collaboration
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