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#OTD SpaceX became the first civilian company to launch into space. Read more about the future of this company here http://s.si.edu/2a4zj6V
The spacecraft will run out of power around 2025, but where will it travel to first?
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Did you know that there's a cosmic speed limit? Learn more with the science of rainbows! http://s.si.edu/2d3G7F6
Summer's almost over, but birds are still chirping, and the Sun is still shining! Well… sometimes at least. It’s been a rainy summer here in Washington, DC, but with rain comes prime conditions for one of nature’s greatest shows: rainbows! The majestic, multicolored bows of light that lead to pots of gold and appear after rainstorms as if by magic—except it’s not magic, it’s physics! It might seem intimidating to unravel the secret of rainbows, b...
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Did you know that there's a cosmic speed limit? Learn more with the science of rainbows! http://s.si.edu/2d3G7F6
Summer's almost over, but birds are still chirping, and the Sun is still shining! Well… sometimes at least. It’s been a rainy summer here in Washington, DC, but with rain comes prime conditions for one of nature’s greatest shows: rainbows! The majestic, multicolored bows of light that lead to pots of gold and appear after rainstorms as if by magic—except it’s not magic, it’s physics! It might seem intimidating to unravel the secret of rainbows, b...
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Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the science and research of the Smithsonian!
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The mystery behind double rainbows revealed! http://s.si.edu/2d3G7F6
Summer's almost over, but birds are still chirping, and the Sun is still shining! Well… sometimes at least. It’s been a rainy summer here in Washington, DC, but with rain comes prime conditions for one of nature’s greatest shows: rainbows! The majestic, multicolored bows of light that lead to pots of gold and appear after rainstorms as if by magic—except it’s not magic, it’s physics! It might seem intimidating to unravel the secret of rainbows, b...
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Bats use second sense to hunt prey in noisy environments.

Learn more: http://s.si.edu/2ddlY2R
Like many predators, the fringe-lipped bat primarily uses its hearing to find its prey, but with human-generated noise on the rise, scientists are examining how …
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It might look like magic, but it's actually physics! Come unravel the mystery behind rainbows! http://s.si.edu/2d3G7F6
Summer's almost over, but birds are still chirping, and the Sun is still shining! Well… sometimes at least. It’s been a rainy summer here in Washington, DC, but with rain comes prime conditions for one of nature’s greatest shows: rainbows! The majestic, multicolored bows of light that lead to pots of gold and appear after rainstorms as if by magic—except it’s not magic, it’s physics! It might seem intimidating to unravel the secret of rainbows, b...
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Primate staff at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo are celebrating the birth of a male Bornean orangutan

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For the first time in 25 years, primate staff at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo are celebrating the birth of a male Bornean orangutan. He was …
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The mystery behind double rainbows revealed! http://s.si.edu/2d3G7F6
Summer's almost over, but birds are still chirping, and the Sun is still shining! Well… sometimes at least. It’s been a rainy summer here in Washington, DC, but with rain comes prime conditions for one of nature’s greatest shows: rainbows! The majestic, multicolored bows of light that lead to pots of gold and appear after rainstorms as if by magic—except it’s not magic, it’s physics! It might seem intimidating to unravel the secret of rainbows, b...
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The mystery behind double rainbows revealed! http://s.si.edu/2d3G7F6
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A huge breakthrough in STEM could be sitting in your front row. Sign up to create #MindblowingSTEM w/ @TeachersGuild h​ ttp://ideo.to/g0vcNV
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Teachers! Join us for a free, educators only IMAX screening of 'A Beautiful Planet' at our National Air and Space Museum on 10/5!

RSVP today! http://s.si.edu/2d2zXoG
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Smithsonian Science Education Center provides science education leadership development to:

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