Repairing and Installing Egyptian Mummy Cases, 1910, Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 12-492, Image no. SIA2012-6455

Link Love: 4/12/2019

Link Love: a weekly post with links to interesting videos and stories about archival issues, technology and culture, and Washington D.C. and American history.

Tomorrow, April 13, is Citizen Science Day! [via American Library Association]

The BBC takes up the topics of digital preservation and web archiving. [via BBC]

Home Page of the Smithsonian's First Website

Researchers recently discovered the fossil of an ancient sea cucumber that would have resembled a tiny Cthulhu. [via Yale News]

While the Anacostia Community Museum is closed for renovations, six DC Public Library branches will host satellites of its exhibit on gentrification. [via WAMU]

Artsy profiles a Getty initiative studying the portraits buried with Egyptian mummies! [via Artsy

Repairing and Installing Egyptian Mummy Cases

Science Magazine examines how natural historians relied on the labor of enslaved people well into the 19th century. [via Science]

ICYMI DTBEBBH*, the Event Horizon Telescope has yielded the first image of a black hole! [via New York Times]

*Due To Being Engulfed By a Black Hole

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