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We call it a blue moon but it's not blue or even sad. @SmithsonianMag explains: bit.ly/1IyZnoq
What kind of ice cream to astronauts eat? The regular kind. Freeze-dried “astronaut ice cream,” while popular with our visitors to @airandspacemuseum, was not popular with actual astronauts (too crumbly). The real deal has been taking off since 2006. Here astronaut Sunita Williams enjoys some with f
It's the last day of #NationalIceCreamMonth. You can even scoop in space (via @airandspace) s.si.edu/1HaiEqF
Just to clear up any confusion about which Armstrong suit we will be conserving. #RebootTheSuit #InternTakeover
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State-of-the-art home security, 14th-C Japan style s.si.edu/1JApQCT via @FreerSackler
It's still hot. This seal in an ice hole in Antarctica gets it. One scientist's journey there: s.si.edu/1JyKDGS
Kandula’s ready to move away from mom. Seems like just yesterday he was a 300-lb baby: s.si.edu/1IsUMQ5
This book from @amhistorymuseum mapped out a safe route for African American travelers during Jim Crow segregation, pointing them to safe gas stations, eateries and motels. It was published annually from 1937-1964 and grew from 16 pages to nearly 100 in that time. It was at atlas of self-reliance, i
This atlas at @amhistorymuseum, pub. 1937-1964, guided black travelers through segregation s.si.edu/1IuxddY
Romance or #friendzone? @ArchivesAmerArt intern looks at an artist's letters from a ballerina s.si.edu/1Is9I0K
Heat index at 100 in D.C. #CurrentVibes Girl with Ice Cream Cone, 1963. Artist: Wayne Thiebaud. via @hirshhorn
Heat index at 100. Current vibes (Artist: Wayne Thiebaud via @hirshhorn s.si.edu/1OCfilP)
Take an interactive 3D tour of the site with @NMNH's forensic anthropologists at 3d.si.edu #SIForensic
ICYMI: @NMNH discovered four early Jamestown leaders buried in a historic church s.si.edu/1MtPdqJ #SIForensic
Yesterday, @SmithsonianNMNH announced they had identified of four early Jamestown, Va. leaders discovered in the ruins of a historic church. The four men were likely Rev. Robert Hunt, the chaplain at Jamestown and the colony’s Anglican minister, who died at age 39 in 1608 Capt. Gabriel Archer, wh
DYK only 3200 tigers exist in the wild? @NationalZoo is working to save them s.si.edu/1I927VL #GlobalTigerDay
Read the full story on how the @NMNH & Jamestown solved this mystery smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-in… #SIForensic
You can explore the burial site in 3D on @3D_Digi_SI's website 3d.si.edu #SIForensic
News: @NMNH & Jamestown ID 4 lost leaders of colony buried in historic church s.si.edu/1HYnds5 #SIForensic
Ancient fossils trapped in amber reveal community stability of Caribbean lizard s.si.edu/1fDqzHf
So what’s next? Mission continues w/spacesuit worn by 1st American in space: ow.ly/Q3xxv #RebootTheSuit
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Mission success! Thank you for helping @airandspace reach the goal. Now we can #RebootTheSuit kck.st/1gTlTxT
We're only $1000 away from @airandspace's #RebootTheSuit goal! RT and help us get there kck.st/1gSLG9p
Live with #StarWarsCostumes curator Laela French, now! Send us your costume questions! #StarWars
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