A View Inside Hidden Smithsonian’s Archives Shows the Incredible Richness of Their Collections

By |2019-06-16T13:32:05+03:00April 26th, 2016|Categories: Inspirational|Tags: , , |

A quest for knowledge has been the spiritus movens of the scientific community throughout the history. For centuries, scientists strived to solve the world's mysteries and explain the unknown. As the knowledge accumulated, the first museums opened. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that when the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History opened one of the reasons for opening it was "the increase and diffusion of knowledge". The museum was founded as the "United States National Museum" in 1846, but it changed its name to its