Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Our lovely and comfortable home here on Earth is a long way away from the end of our solar system. Here on Earth concepts of boundaries involve rivers, lakes, mountains, human imposed borders, and so on. However, this is not how the limits of our solar system ...
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Science is the process by which we can ask and answer questions about our natural world. Everything from your most routine activities all the way to the quest for our universe’s origins are fair game for the field of science! So, lets put science to the test and...
Monday, March 18, 2013
Everyone’s familiar with the old fable about the wolf in sheep’s clothing. In this story a wolf dresses up like a sheep and sneaks past the farmer to go straight to his fluffy targets. Well, a similar story is currently unfolding in the medical field and it could...
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Science and math fans around the world have been celebrating Pi day for a while now. Pi is the 3.14 number that helps us understand circles, so what better day to celebrate than March 14? So, the question is what makes Pi so special? From the wheels on your car to the orbit of...
Friday, September 7, 2012
We all know about the story involving the groundhog and its shadow, but there's more to this rodent than that tale. Enjoy some fun groundhog facts to ring in Groundhog Day!
Ssssssssome people are scared of snakes, but why? Here are some cool facts about snakes and your chances of a snakey run in with these reptiles in the state of Virginia
Cool trends come and go – a lot has changed in the last few decades, especially in the Arctic.
Super bowl science for you...priceless!
On this day we celebrate romance, love, and loyalty. These concepts extend past the human species. Check out a couple of examples of animals that mate for life. We hope you all have a good Valentine's Day!
Singing about this number is a piece of...pie. 3.14159265!!
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