5 reasons why the James Webb Space Telescope is such a big deal
June 28, 2018, 12:46 p.m. by Gerri Miller
The highly anticipated successor to the Hubble Space Telescope is scheduled to launch in spring 2020.
'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.
Viking ship detected under Norwegian field
What is the blue hour? Learn about this magic time between daylight and darkness
Fishermen discover massive skull and antlers from ancient 'Irish elk'
New England is experiencing a squirrel boom
In 1972, a computer model predicted the end of the world — and we're on track
Wild mushrooms: What to eat, what to avoid