Fifty-five years of animatronics, from Pirates of the Caribbean to pirates of the Outer Rim.
For centuries, people have reportedly seen this mythical, huge primate-like animal in the woods of North America.
Damien Chazelle's biopic dispels mythology and makes the moon landing a uniquely personal affair.
Facts you may not know about the day that lives in infamy.
After years of neglect, two refurbished Mission Control consoles debut in anticipation of Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary.
Rides may be faster and taller over the centuries, but the rules of physics still apply.
These two English flintlock dueling pistols changed America forever, and now they’re going on display.
It’s just a matter of time before we build a machine that can take us into the far future.
After a millennia of wondering, humanity can finally search out intelligent alien life—and SETI is leading the charge.
Space elevators, tiny machine “swarms,” flying cars, and human/machine mind melds are just the beginning of the future.
Their huge size is only outdone by their huge importance.
Disney World's Hall of Presidents has a strange 60-year history, and soon, they'll be adding a 44th robot commander-in-chief.
An iconic movie car, trapped between its complicated past and its improbable future.
There are no aliens at America's most famous top-secret military base, but what is there is just as interesting.
In 1920, a Kansas woman took her first flight—and soon changed the world.
After thousands of years of research, solar eclipses still have a lot to teach us.
For millennia, humans have used solar eclipses to learn about the universe. We are still learning.
How Thaddeus Lowe took the skies and invented aerial reconnaissance before the age of airplanes.
There's no better way to start your day—in space.
Although it tracks where we walk, GPS's greatest benefit could be what it sees under our feet.
Secrets haunt the still-classified Operation Ivy Bells, a daring Cold War wiretapping operation conducted 400 feet underwater.
A new IMAX film 'Dream Big' believes the solution to engineering's diversity problem is just waiting to be inspired.
Smithsonian's Nick Pyenson is bringing the world's most comprehensive marine mammal collection to the people.