• Air & Space and Smithsonian Magazine Archive

    Air & Space and Smithsonian Magazine Archive combines Air & Space Magazine and Smithsonian Magazine for the first time in a single, fully searchable digital archive. By bringing together the full history of both of these premiere magazines, decades of in-depth and expert coverage of high-demand topics and unique insights into aviation, space, innovation, history, science, technology, the arts, and culture are accessible in an integrated, intuitive display. This cross-curricular archive will engage users whether pursuing general topical information or developing deeper knowledge in a given subject area.

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    Smithsonian Magazine engages students and researchers with photographs and articles on science, history, art, and world culture. Undergraduate programs in Art History, American Studies, History, and Area Studies can easily be integrated into the classroom and the syllabus as the perfect way to introduce students to reading and working with reputable primary sources. Its depth of coverage and up-to-date content takes users from the pre-antebellum lives of rural Americans to the contemporary affairs of the U.S. government.

    Featured articles in science include:

    • Titanoboa - the largest snake ever to live on Earth
    • Insights into Black Holes
    • The fate of the world’s remaining cheetahs
    • When dinosaurs ruled Maryland

    Not just limited to the American experience, Smithsonian Magazine is a great source for those researching and traveling the world outside of the U.S. as well as an excellent repository of articles on important science and technological discoveries and advances.

    Featured articles in history, art, and culture include:

    • The assassination attempt on Teddy Roosevelt
    • Secrets of Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello estate
    • The art of George Catlin
    • Letters from the Hindenburg

    Air & Space Magazine provides an excellent opportunity for students and researchers in aeronautical and aerospace engineering, military science, military history, and the history of science and technology a single location to quickly search and browse the content critical to their research. With articles, photographs, and technical specifications, Air & Space Magazine is a great tool to leverage in the classroom and on course syllabi including subjects such as the history and beginning of flight, World Wars I and II, Cold War Era, and 20th and 21st century aviation, military and experimental aircraft, and space discovery and exploration.

    Example articles include:

    • Inside the International Space Station
    • Strange things restorers find in old aircraft
    • Biofuels in aviation
    • The next generation of stealth aircraft
    • Navigating in space
    • The mystery of the MiG