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Volunteer with Smithsonian Gardens in the new exhibition "Orchids: Interlocking Science and Beauty"

In January 2015, Smithsonian Gardens, the U.S. Botanical Garden, and the National Museum of Natural History will open a new temporary exhibit, Orchids: Interlocking Science and Beauty… 239 more words

Orchids

Invertebrate of the Week #9 - Bigfin Squid (Magnapinnidae)

On November 7, 2007 a Shell Oil Company ROV team was working to retrieve drilling equipment on the seabed near the Perdido project in the Gulf of Mexico… 718 more words

Invertebrate Of The Week

Postcard Portfolio: National Museum of Natural History

A popular topic of discussion among EMPs is out of town museum experiences. Museum professionals seem to enjoy visiting museums in other parts of the world and dissecting their experience. 178 more words

Travel

The National Museum of Natural History and The National Air and Space Museum

When British scientist James Smithson passed away and left the majority of his wealth to be used for an establishment “for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men” in Washington, DC, an Amiercan diplomat was dispatched to England and returned with 105 sacks containing gold sovereigns.   428 more words

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