The Smithsonian’s National Zoo welcomed a male lesser kudu calf born Mar. 28 at the Chetah Conservation Station. Photo Credit: Gil Myers, Smithsonian’s National Zoo.
Image courtesy of the Smithsonian American Art Museum; Photo by Albert Ting.
“The Co-Lab” in the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building, rendering courtesy Autodesk Inc. “Elevate ultimate mobility vehicle model” image courtesy of Hyundai Motor Group.
The outdoor “Food for the People: Eating and Activism in Greater Washington” exhibition on the front plaza of the Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum. Photo Credit: Samir Meghelli
Yoko Ono, “Wish Tree for Washington, DC,” 2007. Installed at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Photo by Jazmine Johnson.
Irene Hirano Inouye
New and improved plant sex: Plants produced attractive flowers containing sugary rewards for insects who carry pollen (basically the male sperm of the plants) to other flowers, helping plants reproduce. This strategy was so successful that flowering plants took over tropical forests, and the world.
Credit: Hace Tiempo. Un viaje paleontologico ilustrado por Colombia. Instituto Alexander von Humboldt e Instituto Smithsonian de Investigaciones Tropicales. Banco de Imágenes (BIA), Instituto Alexander von Humboldt.
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Gift of the Furious Flower Poetry Center, JMU
Tropical trees may grow to be more than 250 feet (77 meters) tall. Note person in red on the forest floor, below. Credit: Evan Gora, STRI
A view of M87’s supermassive black hole in polarized light. The lines mark the orientation of polarization, which is related to the magnetic field around the shadow of the black hole. Credit: EHT Collaboration
Artist rendering of the Wright Brothers exhibition. Credit: Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum
Image credit: duncan1890
Credit: Smithsonian Gardens
Diana Al-Hadid, photo by Lisa DeLong; Jacolby Satterwhite, portrait by photographer Sam Waxman; Teresita Fernandez, photo: Natalia Mantini, courtesy of the artist and Lehmann Maupin, New York, Hong Kong, Seoul and London; Catherine Opie, photo credit: Heather Rasmussen; Riva Lehrer, courtesy of the artist; Charles Gaines, © Charles Gaines, courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth, photo: Fredrik Nilsen.
To estimate recreational versus commercial crabbing, biologists outfitted crabs with these pink tags, offering a reward to crabbers who found them and reported the catch. Credit: Kim Richie, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Galaxy J0437+2456 is thought to be home to a supermassive moving black hole. Credit: Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS)
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