We are more than a museum. We’re a bunch of passionate, inquisitive, world-questioning folks who are awestruck at the amazing wonder that is our world. Join us as we muse about science, technology, engineering and math. Learn something new. Ponder a different theory. Pick up some facts for trivia night. And if we may be so bold – enrich your appreciation of science.
On Thursday, millions of Americans will gather around dinner tables for the big Thanksgiving meal. The giant festive feast is the centerpiece of this holiday, so let’s take a look at Thanksgiving foods through the lens of science.
According to the Neilson ratings, in the first three days of November, 15.8 million people watched the first episode of the Netflix original, Stranger Things! Fictional shows are all well and good, but the science world has some pretty strange facts to offer as well. What are the Stranger Things in science?
For a long time now, humanity has looked up at the stars and wondered if we would ever be visited. Well, we just were. What's the first thing to visit us from outside our solar system?
In a cool turn of events, Facebook “liked” us! The social media giant Facebook has just announced that it will be building its newest state-of-the-art data center right here in Virginia! Data centers require a lot of energy, but Facebook has some pretty cutting-edge plans for their new data center. What makes the new Virginia Facebook data center so cool?
One of the ingredients of humanity is bipedalism or the ability to walk upright on two appendages. For some time now, scientists have been exploring Africa looking for our most ancient ancestors to further the story of human evolution. However, a new discovery is questioning our slow bipedal evolution and raising a huge question: Did upright walking hominids come from Africa?