Fred Whipple’s Empire is about how one man’s love of comets and meteors helped catalyze space science and grew into one of the world’s leading astronomical institutions, the Harvard–Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.
Smithsonian paleontologists discover the first tooth of giant beaver found in Maryland, recovered from Chesapeake Bay's Tilghman Island, which is being devoured by wave erosion. Read about this and their other amazing prehistoric finds in SISP's newest paleobiology publication.
It’s known that SANUs (South American Native Ungulates) were widely distributed across South America during the Cenozoic Era. However, most SANU fossils were only unearthed in high regions, which compromised our understanding of how diverse they might have been.
…Until now! Read about these scientists’ breakthrough and their historic hoofed specimens.