Squirrel at Barro Colorado Island (BCI), Panama, STRI, 1987, by Carl C. Hansen, Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-009, Image no. 89-6121.

Link Love: 4/19/2019

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.

Squirrel at Barro Colorado Island (BCI), Panama, STRI

The winners of the Washington Post’s Squirrel Week Photo Contest have been announced! [via Washington Post]

Smithsonian Magazine delves into the glass plates that have revealed one hundred years of data for astronomers to pore over. [via Smithsonian Magazine]

Annie Jump Cannon (1863-1941), Smithsonian Institution Archives, SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-0648].

Check out some midwestern plants, newly digitized by the Indiana University Herbarium! [via infoDOCKET

Composer Julia Wolfe discusses the American soundscape in the newest episode of the Tenement Museum’s podcast. [via Tenement Museum]

Travel Noire has compiled a “must-see” list of pop-up exhibits, domestic and abroad! [via Travel Noire]

Gizmodo profiles a new Twitter account that corrects shoddy science journalism with the simple phrase “in mice.” [via Gizmodo]

The Atlantic features the 3D-mapping techniques that could help restore historic structures like Notre Dame. [via the Atlantic


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