Topic: question your world

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...

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Marty McFly time traveled from 1989 to October 21, 2015 in the movie Back To The Future 2. There are tons of new pieces of technology that were put on display in the film, but the most noticeable one is flying cars. Since it's 2015, it's now fair game to ask the question: Where are all...

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...

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

In the vastness of space, there are huge galactic clusters, super-sized galaxies, massive black holes, and gigantic planets. Perhaps living on a relatively small planet impacts our take on moons. These natural satellites serve pretty important purposes, but we rarely think of them as...

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