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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Ever since humans first started to open their eyes some 200,000 years ago, we've looked up at the night sky and wondered what all was out there?  As science and technology progressed we were able to learn more and more about the natural world beyond the Earth.  So, the big question...

Friday, September 21, 2012

The Science Museum of Virginia has great spaces that are perfect for everything from a professional meeting to a gala for more than 600 guests. Our on-site event planners work with you to ensure every detail is covered, whether you're looking for dramatic elegance or casual fun. Your guests...
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Friday, September 7, 2012

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!
What do pennies, tennis balls and roses have in common? They can all be shattered after liquid nitrogen is poured on them. Now that’s supercool!

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Fall foliage season is here! According to the Virginia Department of Forestry, the trees producing this beautiful display are:Ash - yellow, maroon leaves Beech - yellow to orange leaves Dogwood - scarlet to purple leaves Hickory - golden bronze leaves Oak - red, brown or...

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Ah, summer at the beach. What is your favorite beach activity? Swimming? Surfing? Volleyball? How about beachcombing? Do you like to collect seashells? Here is a brief guide to shells and other treasures you might discover on Virginia beaches. (To see the real thing, without a trip to the beach,...

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Maps are invaluable tools whether you are looking for adventure or just trying to find the nearest fast food. Many of our original maps were produced by brave explorers who ventured beyond their known world. Think about it: would you want to board a small ship to sail across an ocean when you had...
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