Archivo: Smithsonian Magazine

Long periods without sunshine can play a role in a surprising variety of physical and mental disorders

A photographer teamed up with scientists to figure out the fluid dynamics behind patterns left in whisky glasses

Well, it depends on your definition of “wormhole” …

The hermit thrush prefers to sing in harmonic series, a fundamental component of human music

Ultrasound technology and micro-bubbles together have pried open one of the most resistant barriers in the body