As the Museum enters our summer of dinosaurs, Pride Month seems like the perfect time to highlight some LGBTQ+ professionals within the field of paleontology.
It's Pollinator Week and we're celebrating by revisiting some of our science stories and activities about butterflies, bees, bats, and more.
Once upon a time, red wolves used to roam the southeastern portion of our nation, including in Virginia. However, since 1980 the species was considered extinct in the wild. Now scientists are working to give the American red wolf a chance at making a comeback.
Summer is coming, and so are cicadas. In addition to the annual cicadas, parts of Virginia will also see Brood X periodical cicadas this year. To celebrate, we put together a list of interesting science facts about the big bugs.
Merging technology into the human body may sound like science fiction, but it happens all the time. There’s hearing aids, pacemakers, contact lenses, and many other examples of technology physically being used within our bodies. But what about the most mysterious part of our body, the brain?