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The present conditions of the red dwarf are particularly favorable -- LHS 1140 spins more slowly and emits less high-energy radiation than other similar low-mass stars.feedback
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Apr 19 2017
Ted R. Schultz, Matthew Bailes and Lonnie Bunch, are the people who have been quoted the greatest number of times about Smithsonian. You can find them on this page and an additional total of 28 people who have something to say about this topic. All the 42 quotes on this page are sorted by date and by name. You can also have access to the articles to get the context of the quotes. The most recent quote from Ted R. Schultz is: “In lower ant agriculture, the ants are obligate symbiotes – they have to grow fungus to survive. But the fungi, they are perfectly capable of living without the ants.”.
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Jacobus J. Boomsma

The 'out of the rain forest' domestication result is also very interesting. That really changes the way we think about the history of ant farming.feedback

Ted R. Schultz

For 60 million years, the ants have been doing this. If you want to be an agriculturist, why wouldn't you want to look at some other successful agriculturalists?feedback

Adrienne Crosier

The average litter size is three, so this time we've got an incredible pile of cubs. In just one week, we increased the number of cheetahs at SCBI by 50 percent. Each and every cub plays a significant role in improving the health of the population of cheetahs in human care and represents hope for the species overall.feedback

Lonnie Bunch

It is a distinct honor to have these photographs that tell an important part of America's history. We are pleased and humbled to work with the Library of Congress to ensure that this rare and significant collection will be preserved and made accessible to the American public.feedback

Paula Jones

We have collected food history for many years, so when we were doing the research for the exhibition, which is all about big changes in the post WWII era in how and what we eat, one thing we were curious about is the craft beer movement. We were looking at wine, coffee, cheese, artisanal bread, and farmers markets. Well, this movement with small-scale, local regional beer is part of the ethos.feedback

Theresa McCulla

Smithsonian has already used food as a very critical and successful entry point into talking with the public about much bigger questions relating to American history. We really feel quite strongly that beer is a very effective lens into much bigger questions about American history. If you look at the history of beer, you can understand stories related to immigration and industrialization and urbanization. You can look at advertising and the history of consumer culture and changing consumer taste. Brewing is integrated into all facets of American history.feedback

Theresa McCulla

One common stereotype about American beer is its identity as largely, if not exclusively, masculine. But the history shows us that the very first brewers were women and enslaved peoples who brewed beer in the home.feedback

Mike Ness

Around the house, my father liked country and my mother was more rock & roll. I remember a lot of Johnny Cash, the Dillards and Buck Owens. Country music was just always in the background and I absorbed all of it. Also, this was in the period of the folk revival, so we had that big Smithsonian box set [The Anthology of American Folk Music] where I distinctly remember hearing the Carter Family for the first time. Their tones and that style of music really resonated with me as a kid. Early on, I wanted Social D to be the Carter Family with electric guitars.feedback

Lonnie Bunch

Anytime you have a new president, you want this person to care about the Smithsonian.feedback

Elizabeth Cottrell

I liked knowing and understanding how things worked. This planet started as a big, mixed-up ball of metal and rock. How did we get from stardust to skyscrapers . . .? I love geology's ability to explain the world around me. Kids are often amazed to find out how much we don't know, and how much they can contribute.feedback

Shami Chatterjee

I am not exaggerating when I say there are more models for what FRBs could be than there are FRBs.feedback

Avi Loeb

An artificial origin is worth contemplating and checking. Deciding what's likely ahead of time limits the possibilities. It's worth putting ideas out there and letting the data be the judge.feedback

Matthew Bailes

Duncan Lorimer and I were just completely gobsmacked. The day we discovered the first FRB we couldn't sleep.feedback

Manasvi Lingam

That's big enough to carry living passengers across interstellar or even intergalactic distances.feedback

Matthew Bailes

We don't have a convincing model for FRBs at the moment. The leading model is some form of very exotic neutron star.feedback

Mary Jo Arnoldi

Some of them are too big, some of them are too fragile and some just don't fit into the stories we are telling in the current exhibits.feedback

James Guillochon

For most of the time we've been looking at this object, it has been growing rapidly. This tells us something unusual -- like a star twice as heavy as our Sun -- is being fed into the black hole.feedback

LeBron James

Every professional athlete, regardless of race and gender, owes a huge debt of gratitude to Muhammad Ali. His legacy deserves to be studied and revered by every generation. I am honored to partner with the Smithsonian to celebrate one of the most influential figures in our nation's history who, along with Jackie Robinson and Jesse Owens, used the power of sports to advance our civil rights.feedback

Howard-John Wesley

It's a beautiful thing, especially in this day and time when we're fighting to remind ourselves how important black lives are.feedback

Donald Sparks

Hopefully this grand occasion allows the rest of the nation to come out and see a building that's not just for African-Americans, it's for all of America. I'm just elated and can't express how much joy and gratitude I have to be here today and witness history.feedback

Robert L. Wilkins

It's been 100 years in the making. So many people have dreamed about this, fought for this and wanted this to happen.feedback

David J. Skorton

Opening now, at a time when social and political discord remind us that racism is not, unfortunately, a thing of the past, this museum can, and I believe will, help us advance the public conversation.feedback

Shaun Williams - National Transportation Safety Board

Remains of a bald eagle was found on the tail of the aircraft. Remains were sent to the Feather Identification Lab at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. There, they were able to determine that the portions of feather and other material came from an immature bald eagle.feedback

Steve Brusatte

Timurlengia would be a frightening creature, in the same way that a lion is pretty frightening to us. But if you were somehow transported into an alternate dimension and had a choice between facing down a Timurlengia or a T. rex, you would go with Timurlengia anytime.feedback

Barack Obama

This won't apply to the benefits folks get through Social Security, Medicaid or Medicare. And it won't apply to our national security including benefits for veterans. But it will apply to all other discretionary government programmes.feedback

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