Topic: science museum of virginia

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Tis the season for online holiday shopping, so let's look at some technology in the works to make the gift delivery process way more advanced. What's the future of delivering presents?   Cyber Monday is the first Monday that follows Thanksgiving. In 2015, shoppers spent over...

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

In an ever changing world, better understanding how our climate impacts all life on Earth is vastly important. Energy consumption is one of the most important topics for our growing population. As more energy is used, we put more CO2 into our atmosphere thus drastically altering the natural cycles...

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Every November millions of Americans celebrate Thanksgiving. Since we are obviously big fans of science and math, this is a great opportunity to look at some of the numbers behind the holiday. After all, metric accounting is a great way to answer today's big question: What really happens for...

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Humans have had relationships with many animals including the current hot topic of the science world, honeybees. The bee population right now is experiencing some pretty drastic changes so knowing our relationship with them is more important than ever. With that said, let's tackle today's...

Thursday, November 12, 2015

As technology and scientific research progresses, we see more and more options on how to better power large groups of people. While countries around the world are all trying to become the first to go 100% green energy, there are still some major steps necessary to make that a reality. Perhaps this...

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Humans and animals have had quite the relationship. Throughout the years, we've used animals to serve many valuable functions in our lives ranging from food to companionship to research and beyond. However, in an ever changing climate pattern, there could be new uses for animals in our lives....

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

It's almost Halloween again, a great opportunity to get into some scary things in the science world! While ghouls and goblins don't scare most of us, there are some very frightening things that science has been trying to tackle for some time now. Some of them have to do with dangers that...

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

From caves and mammoth skin tents to our asphalt-paved plastic and steel world, our relationships to materials have greatly impacted the way we live. Every now and then a new material is produced that changes the world. Since we build upon the knowledge of the past, there is no doubt that a new...

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

There are about four people born every single second. As our expanding population's energy needs grow, the more we will need clean, reliable, and sustainable energy to power our future. So, who's doing something about renewable energy?   Around the mid- to late 1920's,...

Thursday, October 1, 2015

On September 28, 2015, NASA scientists announced there is currently liquid water flowing on the surface of Mars. This opens the door to a myriad of other questions and thoughts. We've yet to send humans to the red planet nor do we have tangible proof of liquid water, so how do we know there is...

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