On the 46th anniversary of humanity's first steps on the moon, Kickstarter and the Smithsonian team up to save -- and display -- a vital piece of space history.
Technically Incorrect: Citing safety concerns, the Smithsonian goes draconian on the world's latest essential gadget.
The big demo at the "Future is Here Festival" over the weekend came courtesy of a hydrogen-peroxide-powered jetpack.
A film crew making a Smithsonian Channel documentary about bees captures slo-mo footage of an attacking swarm of angry killer bees that will you make you thankful you're not a documentary-film maker.
The museum's new online 3D viewer lets you examine such objects as the life mask of Abraham Lincoln, the Wright brothers' first plane, and Amelia Earhart's flight suit.
The Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum adds an iPad app to its collection. But how do you exhibit and preserve software? Apparently, the same way you run a panda-breeding program.
Astronaut Neil Armstrong's widow uncovers long-lost space gear that went to the moon and back, and now it's on display at the Smithsonian.
A hidden treasure trove of gear flown on the Apollo 11 mission to the moon sees the light of day after Neil Armstrong's widow shares the find with the Smithsonian.
A new effort at the Smithsonian will create digital 3D models and physical 3D printed of many of the objects in its archives, a step that could help researchers and educators alike.
Scientists from the Carnegie and Smithsonian museums, as well as the University of Utah, have unveiled a new dinosaur they have dubbed the "chicken from hell."