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There's More to That
There's More to That
Smithsonian Magazine

Smithsonian magazine covers history, science and culture in the way only it can — through a lens on the world that is... more

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How Artificial Intelligence Is Making 2,000-Year-Old Scrolls Readable Again

When Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 C.E., it covered the ancient cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum under tons of ash.... more

02 May 2024 · 35 minutes
Roads Scholars

As highways encroach ever further into animal habitats, drivers and wildlife are in greater danger than ever. And off the... more

18 Apr 2024 · 25 minutes
Why We Love Eclipses

Eclipses have been a subject of fascination throughout human history, and the fact that we now have a clearer understanding... more

02 Apr 2024 · 28 minutes
The Man Behind "Manhunt"

Before it was even published in 2006, historian James Swanson’s book Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer attracted the... more

21 Mar 2024 · 32 minutes
Before Beyoncé and Taylor Swift Ran the World, There Was Joan Baez

Taylor Swift and Beyoncé have achieved a degree of power in the music industry that singer/songwriters of earlier eras like... more

07 Mar 2024 · 32 minutes
How to Separate Fact From Myth in the Extraordinary Story of Sojourner Truth

The facts of Sojourner Truth’s life are inspiring: Born into slavery in the late 1790s, she became an influential abolitionist... more

22 Feb 2024 · 38 minutes
How We See Oppenheimer (redux)

Christopher Nolan's epic new film "Oppenheimer" is no mere biopic… nor is it the first attempt to capture the father... more

23 Jan 2024 · 18 minutes
The Books We Loved

You can describe what a journalist does in any number of ways. One definition that’s as accurate as any is... more

21 Dec 2023 · 33 minutes
When Your Great-Great-Great-Grandfather Is a Civil War Hero

Photographer Drew Gardner has a passion for history. His long-term project, “The Descendants,” wherein he recreates famous portraits of historical figures featuring... more

14 Dec 2023 · 27 minutes
Why Wildfires Are Burning Hotter and Longer

The 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP28, begins this week in Dubai. A new topic on the agenda... more

30 Nov 2023 · 33 minutes
There's More to That
How Artificial Intelligence Is Making 2,000-Year-Old Scrolls Readable Again
There's More to That