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)
Michael Hurwitz, Twelve Leaf Resin Table, 2012, Ash, wenge and epoxy resin, 16 x 40 x 40 in.
Sunshine and Shadow, 1930, 89 x 86 in., Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Faith and Stephen Brown. Image courtesy of Faith and Stephen Brown
Two vials and Nurse Sandra Lindsay’s vaccine record card. Courtesy of the National Museum of America History
Photo credit: Gil Myers, Smithsonian’s National Zoo
Dr. Anthony S. Fauci holds his personal 3D-printed model of the SARS-CoV-2 virion during the “Great Americans Awards Program.” Photo courtesy of the National Museum of American History
Photo by Jim Preston, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
“The Bias Inside Us” is a community engagement project from the Smithsonian about the psychology of implicit bias, the impact of this bias and what people can do about it. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service
Eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) taken from the Choptank River on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Credit: Sarah Donelan
The "Great Americans" medal, Smithsonian National Museum of American History.
Saad Ahmed, the Mosul Cultural Museum’s head of conservation (left), and Zaid Ghazi Saadullah, the museum’s director, examine a wood cenotaph in the Mosul Cultural Museum’s Islamic Hall in February 2019. Credit: Sebastian Meyer
Rahama Wright served in the Peace Corps in Mali from 2002 to 2004. Photo courtesy of Rahama Wright.
Collage created from magazine cut-outs, by Lelia Cartier
A preivew of the Jay I. Kislak World War II in the Air gallery, part of the museum's transformation.
Smithsonian Arts + Industries Building by Roy Blunt
Debora Moore, Cherry (detail), from the series Arboria, 2018, blown and sculpted glass and natural boulder, approx. 90 x 28 x 20 in., Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Rozarii Lynch.
LMSP fellows Anarrubenia Capellin Ortega and Oriana Gonzales practice handling objects at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, 2018.
Credit: Jennifer Renteria
Waikiki, dir. Christopher Kahunahana, 2020.
Vampire bat pup receives regurgitated food from an unrelated female bat. Credit: Gerry Carter lab surveillance camera video.
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Duke Ellington composing at the piano, 1928. Valentino Sarra, Duke Ellington Collection. Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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