December 17, 2014

The Abbe Museum, in affiliation with the Smithsonian Institution, is pleased to announce its participation in the Youth Capture the Colorful Cosmos II (YCCC II) program.

solar wall at Cooper-Hewitt
December 12, 2014

On Friday, Dec. 12, 1902, Andrew Carnegie moved into his just-finished home at 91st Street and Fifth Avenue, with his wife, Louise, and his 5-year-old daughter, Margaret, to whom he handed the key. By the lights of Manhattan society, the house was in nowheresville, near a former shantytown with only a lemonade stand by way of local shopping.

Jonathan McDowell
December 10, 2014

On Friday, NASA successfully launched its next-generation spaceship farther than any astronaut has flown since the Apollo program of the 1960s.