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Spotlight on Science

 

Spotlight on Science at the Smithsonian was a bi-weekly electronic newsletter about Science at the Smithsonian which was produced for the Smithsonian community by the Office of the Under Secretary for Science. It ceased production in 2007.

Recent Submissions

  • Evans, David L. (Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for Science., 2006-01-03)
    Introduction from Dr. David Evans, Smithsonian UnderSecretary for Science --
  • Evans, David L. (Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for Science., 2005-12-20)
    Introduction from Dr. David Evans, Smithsonian Under Secretary for Science -- Explore the Cultural and Spiritual Significance of Columbian Gold -- Provide a new Focus for Einstein's Galactic Lenses -- Catch a New Species ...
  • Evans, David L. (Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for Science., 2005-12-05)
    Welcome from Dr. David Evans, Smithsonian Under Secretary for Science -- Predicting Success in College Chemistry -- The Discovery of Frozen Microbes and Their Implications in Finding Life on Mars -- Hearty New Weed that ...
  • Evans, David L. (Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for Science., 2007-03-16)
    Introduction from Dr. David Evans, Smithsonian Under Secretary for Science -- Lending an Ear to the Search for E.T. -- Brain Evolution: Is small sometimes beautiful? -- A Trove of New Species in the Eastern Pacific
  • Evans, David L. (Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for Science., 2007-02-23)
    Introduction from Dr. David Evans, Smithsonian Under Secretary for Science -- Orbiting Galaxies Provide Clues to the Mily Way's Dark Halo -- Oysters, Jellyfish, and the Chesapeake Food Web -- Ancient Global Warming Led to ...
  • Evans, David L. (Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for Science., 2007-02-9)
    Introduction from Dr. David Evans, Smithsonian Under Secretary for Science -- Measuring a Black Hole's Spin -- Spreading Mosquitoes and Disease -- Electronic Guides for Field Researchers
  • Evans, David L. (Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for Science., 2007-01-26)
    Introduction from Dr. David Evans, Smithsonian Under Secretary for Sciences -- Starlight Carries Clues About Orbiting Planets -- When Giant 'Roos Ruled -- Biodiversity Quickly Withers in Forest Fragments
  • Evans, David L. (Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for Science., 2007-01-12)
    Introduction from Dr. David Evans, Smithsonian Under Secretary for Science -- Molluscan Macroevolution -- The Sands of Mars: Size Matters -- Multiple Pathways for Parasites
  • Evans, David L. (Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for Science., 2006-12-22)
    Introduction from Dr. David Evans, Smithsonian Under Secretary for Science -- Looking Beneath the Sands of Mars -- White-eyed on Indian Ocean Islands -- Bee Evolution: Out of Africa
  • Evans, David L. (Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for Science., 2006-12-8)
    Introduction from Dr. David Evans, Smithsonian Under Secretary for Science -- Predicting the Path of a Bird Flu Invasion -- Dead Bird Birds Tell Tales -- Shifting Genes Help Track a Killer
  • Evans, David L. (Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for Science., 2006-11-24)
    Introduction from Dr. David Evans, Smithsonian Under Secretary for Science -- A Deep Sea Haven from Extinction? When the Jaguars are Gone -- Mercury in Lakes: Old or New?
  • Evans, David L. (Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for Science., 2006-11-10)
    Introduction from Dr. David Evans, Smithsonian Under Secretary for Science -- Orchids and Fungi: A Marriage Meant to Last? -- An "Hourglass" Magnetic Field -- Evolution in Tidal Marshes
  • Evans, David L. (Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for Science., 2006-01-17)
    Commentary from Dr. David Evans, Smithsonian Under Secretary for Science -- Deciphering the Distribution of Infectious Diseases -- Looking Deep Into the Moon's Past -- "Prey Rolling" Behavior of Coatis -- Exploring the ...
  • Evans, David L. (Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for Science., 2006-10-27)
    Introduction from Dr. David Evans, Smithsonian Under Secretary for Science -- Why are there so many species of herbivorous insects in tropical rainforests? -- National Zoo Study Sheds Light on Cat and Human Infertility -- ...
  • Evans, David L. (Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for Science., 2006-10-06)
    Introduction from Dr. David Evans, Smithsonian Under Secretary for Science -- A Supersonic Galaxy -- Fish Cross Impassable Barrier -- Dominant Meerkats Render Rivals Infertile -- Backyard Biologists Go High Tech
  • Evans, David L. (Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for Science., 2006-9-22)
    Introduction from Dr. David Evans, Smithsonian Under Secretary for Science -- A Universe Aglow with Light -- Freeing the Genie from the Bottle -- Ant Gardeners and that Morning Cup of Java
  • Evans, David L. (Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for Science., 2006-08-25)
    Introduction from Dr. David Evans, Smithsonian Under Secretary for Science -- A Habitable World in Space: Earth -- Smithsonian Scientists Provide Hi-Tech Method to Study Endangered Species -- Bigger is Not Always Better
  • Evans, David L. (Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for Science., 2006-06-30)
    Introduction from Dr. David Evans, Smithsonian Under Secretary for Science -- Neptune-like Planets May Be Common -- New Information from Old Drawings -- Tigers Born at the National Zoo -- Tungara Frog Vocal Anatomy
  • Evans, David L. (Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for Science., 2006-05-26)
    Introduction from Dr. David Evan, Smithsonian Under Secretary for Science -- Measuring a Protoplanetary Disk -- The Sun's Magnetic Ropes -- The Future of Tropical Forests -- Planktonic Foraminifera Tell of Earth's Past
  • Evans, David L. (Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Under Secretary for Science., 2006-05-12)
    Introduction from Dr. David Evans, Smithsonian Under Secretary for Science -- The Supernova Problem -- Permian/ Triassic Mass Extinction -- Neotropical Plant Diversity -- Monitoring Shifting Sands

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