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The Smithsonian is committed to enlarging our shared understanding of the mosaic that is our national identity by providing authoritative experiences that connect us to our history and our heritage as Americans and to promoting innovation, research and discovery in science. These commitments have been central to the Smithsonian since its founding more than 155 years ago.

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Smithsonian Institution Publishes Proceedings of International Polar Diving Workshop

10/17/2007 The Smithsonian Institution has announced the release of the Proceedings of the 2007 International Polar Diving Workshop, an IPY contribution from the polar scientific diving community. More

Smithsonian Conference, Oct. 31-Nov. 1: Making Science Global: Reconsidering the Social and Intellectual Implications of the IPYs and IGY

9/25/2007 This NSF-supported conference examines the impetus for the 1882-83 and 1932-33 polar years and the International Geophysical Year and their impacts upon science, society and culture. More

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