Recorded Webcasts and Video
Fifth in the Chasing Venus lecture series, "Public Reaction to the Transit of Venus, 1882", was given by David DeVorkin, Curator of History of Astronomy, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC on June 3, 2004 in conjunction with the exhibition Chasing Venus and the transit.
On October 29, 2015, the Smithsonian Libraries held a Periscope tour of the Dibner Library for the History of Science and Technology with Lilla Vekerdy, head of Special Collections, to take a look at Eerie Anatomy rare books for Halloween week. The Periscope, which had some audio problems during the broadcast, has been archived to YouTube.
On February 26, 2015, Dr. David Carr joined us for a discussion about the potential of, and challenges facing, a cultural institution in the modern age. Carr speaks, writes, and teaches about the value of cultural institutions as essential instruments for nourishing public imaginations in democratic societies.