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His name is Frank, short for Frankenstein of course, and although he doesn't run, jump or fight, Frank does sport bionic body parts and implantable synthetic organs. And he's on display at the National Air and Space Museum this fall.
The Smithsonian Institution has appointed a marine science expert from the College of William and Mary to direct a global network of observatories monitoring climate change and human impacts on ocean life.
During Watson Adventure scavenger hunts, participants piece together a series of clues hidden in works of art throughout the museum and left behind by a "murdered curator."
Neil Armstrong's space suit gloves and visor worn during his historic first walk on the moon are going on temporary display at the Smithsonian Institution following the pioneering astronaut's death.
The Smithsonian Institution has agreed to take over custodial care of the National Park Service's natural history collections to make them available to outside researchers for the first time.
The Smithsonian Institution is requesting an increase of nearly $47 million in President Barack Obama's budget proposal as it builds a new National Museum of African American History and Culture and renovates other facilities.