Question Your World

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

In the past three decades, we've seen technological growth from landline-only access to millions of web-wielding mobile devices. The capability to get access nearly anywhere is not the only major change, we've also significantly enhanced the rate at which we can transfer data. Despite the...

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Snowstorms are pretty fun except for the occasional bouts of extreme cabin fever and dealing with the frozen roads the next morning. Scientists are working on a cure for at least one of those issues. Today's big question is about post-storm roadway safety -  how could we deal better with...

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Roses are red, violets are blue, and flowers grown in space are worth thinking about too. The astronauts on board the International Space Station have sent down a photo of a blooming flower in space, which prompts today's big question - can we grow food in space?   Humans...

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

To better understand our origins, we send robots to study parts of the solar system, but occasionally parts of the solar system come to us. Recently a meteorite was discovered that predates the Earth itself! How old is our solar system?   Roughly 4.6 billion years ago, our...

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Happy New Year! As the world enters a new year, many people are looking at new calendars. Some scientists have recently been looking at a very old calendar and have arrived at a pretty amazing discovery. History and science come together to answer today's big question - what did the ancient...

Monday, December 28, 2015

Aside from light sabers, controversial striped dresses and Miss Universe mishaps there were lots of big science related headlines this year. 2015 was an innovative year for the science community and we could not close out the year without sharing some of our favorite science moments....

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

There are a lot of challenges in going to other planets. One of the biggest issues is how to get people back from other places to Earth. A new rocket test by SpaceX just became a huge game changer in that conversation by helping answer today's question - how can we visit other planets?...

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

As our technological progress moves ahead, we see more and more "smart" devices. Phones, cars, and tables have all been made more high tech in the past few years. The same has happened in the medical field, ranging from big complex processes to small household items, like band-aids. What...

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Tis the season for online holiday shopping, so let's look at some technology in the works to make the gift delivery process way more advanced. What's the future of delivering presents?   Cyber Monday is the first Monday that follows Thanksgiving. In 2015, shoppers spent over...

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

In an ever changing world, better understanding how our climate impacts all life on Earth is vastly important. Energy consumption is one of the most important topics for our growing population. As more energy is used, we put more CO2 into our atmosphere thus drastically altering the natural cycles...

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