Thursday, October 31, 2013
Is the world ending on Dec 21, 2012? The Mayan Calendar says it is, but if you look into the physics, astronomy, geology, and chemistry behind this prediction you may notice a different outcome!
Topics Covered: Bad, predictions, end of the world, Mayan Calendar, Dec 21 2012, Mayan, Calendar, End of the world dec 21 2012, Nabiru, bad predictions, Doomsday, science, Asteroids, Meteors, Meteoroid, Meteroid, Sun flair, Sun Flare, Disaster, Comedy, Humor, Animation, Calendars, Astronomy, Data, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, Accuracy, history, Anthropology, RVA, Scientific Investigation, Reasoning, Logic, Force Motion, energy, Matter, Life Processes, Living Sytems, Interrelationships in Earth/Space Systems, Earth Patterns, Cycles, Change, Earth Resources, Life Science, Physical Science, Earth Science, physics
You know what they call Kinetic Friction in France? Friction is a huge player in our day to day lives from parking to cooking to...umm...a lot of things.
Topics Covered: Question Power, Pulp Fiction, Pulp Friction, Friction, Pulp, Parody, Humor, Laughs, Copy Cat, Samuel L Jackson, John Travolta, Quentin Tarantino, kool and the gang, Gangsters, Quarter Pounder with Cheese, Royale with Cheese, Pulp Fiction Parody, Static, Kinetic, science, RVA, richmond, Movie, Cinema, Force, Motion, energy, Physical Science, physics, Drama, Data, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, Funny
The pressure's on! Literally everywhere. Check out how various levels of air pressure have an effect of everything around you!
Topics Covered: Idea Factory, Air Pressure, science, Combustion, Lab, Experiment, Laboratory, Air, Pressure, Atmospheric Pressure, Match, Fire, Balloon, RVA, Data, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, Scientific Investigation, Reasoning, Logic, Force, Motion, energy, Matter, Physical Science, chemistry, physics, Explosion
We're positive that you'll have a good time learning about negative charges.
Thursday, September 5, 2013
The race for the most efficient way to power our planet is happening right now. There are many options ranging from wind to nuclear to hydro power. Sometimes science has to turn to nature for inspiration, after all trees have been using solar energy to survive for millions upon millions of years...
Thursday, August 22, 2013
Transportation has been a huge part of humanity. Initially we moved out of Africa and into all corners of the world, then we started to connect locations better by taming animals, building ships, trains, cars, planes, and we’ve even been to the moon! So, it’s no surprise that...
Topics Covered: Out of this World, Question Power, Idea Factory, science museum of virginia, question your world, stem, RVA, Transportation, Hyperloop, technology, travel, speed, evolution, space, air pockets, california, elon, energy, holiday travel, musk, pay pal, power, science, spacex, system, trains, vacation
Friday, August 2, 2013
Science and technology have been leading the way for massive changes throughout human history. We are healthier and more connected to each other than ever thanks to the many individuals working in the science industries. So,how about our meals? Can we more efficiently feed the...
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
There are currently over seven billion humans on this planet. As this population grows we'll need more and more homes for all these people. With limited resources and a constant watch over our impact on the environment, a big question gets brought up frequently for future...
Friday, September 7, 2012
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!
Topics Covered: Question Power, Supercool, Cool, live science, Demonstration, Experiment, Science Experiment, virginia, United States, Liquid Nitrogen, Lab, Laboratory, science, Shatter penny, RVA, Data, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, Force, Motion, energy, Matter, Physical Science, chemistry, physics
All of our planets are pretty interesting celestial bodies. Some are warm and little while others are huge and freezing cold! Here's a quick walk through of the planets in our neighborhood.
Topics Covered: Out of this World, planet, Planets, solar system, Astronomy, Mercury, Mars, Venus, earth, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Pluto, Cerces, comet, Neptune, Milky Way, science, space, RVA, Data, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, Force, Motion, energy, Matter, Interrelationships in Earth/Space Systems, Physical Science, Earth Science, chemistry, physics