Thursday, October 31, 2013
Pretty big! We're putting a little perspective on a huge number!
Check out the complex and interesting inner workings of some mammalian optics!
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.
Sunday, September 22, 2013
In ten years even slow animals like turtles can clock a good amount of miles, so why do our rovers on Mars move even slower than that? Why can't these Mars rovers move any faster? There are a lot of science fiction movies ranging from early more-primitive film...
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Consider the history of printing. From very early fragile letters to recent developments in modern printing, this technological journey is pretty remarkable. Modern day printers are pushing the limits of both technology and biological research. So, can they print organs yet? Let'...
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
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Every living thing on this planet is subject to evolution and extinction. The natural evolutionary process dictates the beginning and end of various species. So, what happens when we start to advance our technological capabilities and introduce the process of de- extinction?...
Monday, July 1, 2013
For a long time humanity has employed animals to assist us in living a bit more comfortably. We’re familiar with the use of cows, horses, and dogs, but what about cockroaches? Throughout human history animals have played an important role in our technological progress. For...
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 ...