Topic: history

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Birthday parties, graduations, engagements, and most other milestones in our life get captured by photographs. The camera has revolutionized how we as a species document things, ranging from scientific research to a simple selfie with a friend at lunch. These days most people have access...

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

In an ever changing world of newer and newer technology, the past sometimes seems very irrelevant. However, sometimes things that took place in the past serve as an amazing resource to help tackle tomorrow's concerns. So, let's explore the big question: Why do scientists study history?...

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Paleontology is a great gateway to science because it ties together so many disciplines.  Medical, biological, geological, physical, and atmospheric sciences are just a few of the means by which scientists put together the story of life here on Earth. Dinosaurs ruled this planet for hundreds...
From GPS units to TV broadcasts to exploring the furthest reaches of space, rockets have become very important parts of those projects. We use rockets to escape the bounds of gravity in hopes of providing humanity with a better understanding of the natural world while also putting satellites in...

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Virginia's relationship with science started thousands of years ago and still continues to blossom as new ideas create new opportunities in various industries.  From engineering to agriculture to computer sciences and beyond, we've seen a lot of minds involved with scientific...

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Space, the final frontier…if you can get there, that is. The United States has decommissioned the space shuttle program. So, how can we take our astronauts and scientists off the Earth to continue their research work?  How will Americans go to space?    In 2011...

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

One of humanity's most unique traits is verbal language. All over the world people wake up every morning and greet each other in a myriad of different languages.  Our languages determine cultural understanding, education and many more aspects of life including growth and development. So,...

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

A long time ago the notion of a robot was usually surrounded by sheer fiction and fantasy, then slowly we started to see robots in their early bulky shapes, and after many decades of technological growth, we currently have highly accurate and durable robots that are commonly used in a myriad of...

Thursday, April 17, 2014

New species of dinosaurs are still being discovered. Check out this clip on Yongjinglong, the latest member of the dino family! Get more info on our current science blog, Question Your World.

Monday, February 10, 2014

For a long time we've been fascinated by dinosaurs.  Makes total sense, they're awesome, some were huge, some were tiny, and they certainly rile up the imagination.  But, are there still new species being discovered?    All the way back in the late 1800...

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