Astronaut Scott Kelly Discusses His Year in Space at Smithsonian Associates Event

October 24, 2017 Smithsonian Associates in collaboration with Politics and Prose Bookstore presents an exclusive interview with Scott Kelly, Friday, Nov. 3, at 7 p.m. at George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium, 730 21st St. N.W. In conversation with NPR science correspondent Joe Palca, Kelly will discuss his year aboard the …

How working transparently united our engineers

It’s incredible to think about how much has changed for technology companies in the last decade. Start ups pop up seemingly by the hour. The most financially successful company on earth freely shared an entire programming language. And the open source community is thriving in ways we didn’t think possible. …

Latest News: Letters About Literature Competition

The Letters About Literature program kicks off its 25th annual competition, run by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, with a special webinar for educators interested in learning more about the program and how to use it in a classroom. Also, a new book collects 52 letters …

Latest News: Swann Fellowships 2017-18

The Caroline and Erwin Swann Foundation for Caricature and Cartoon, administered by the Library of Congress, is awarding fellowships to four applicants for the academic year 2017-2018. Recipients are affiliated with Fordham, Boston and Cornell universities and the Graduate Center at New York University. Click here for more information.