5 reasons why the James Webb Space Telescope is such a big deal
June 11, 2019, 10:30 a.m. by Gerri Miller
The highly anticipated successor to the Hubble Space Telescope is scheduled to launch in spring 2021.
'A Star-Spangled Story' about a flag, a song and a war
June 14, 2016, 1:14 p.m. by Gerri Miller
Smithsonian Channel special celebrates the surprising history behind the flag that inspired our national anthem.
Renowned climber Conrad Anker goes on a 'National Parks Adventure'
February 12, 2016, 12:48 p.m. by Gerri Miller
IMAX movie gets up close and personal with 40 national parks.
'Racing Extinction' sounds the alarm on Earth's disappearing species
November 30, 2015, 8:55 a.m. by Gerri Miller
Filmmakers behind 'The Cove' turn spotlight on habitat loss and the role of humans.
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
After 14 months without tourists, Kauai's North Shore tests the waters again
16 plants that repel unwanted insects
Camera trap captures rare high-definition photos of a jaguar in the wild
Fireflies! 12 things you didn't know about lightning bugs
This newly identified critter eats rocks and secretes them as sand