Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Humanity has been fascinated by the concept of longevity. In the past 200,000 years of residence on this planet we've implemented a lot of technological changes that impact nearly every aspect of our lives. Our ability to eat food comfortably, stay warm in cold weather, and even...
Topics Covered: age, aging, biology, florida, fruit flies, genetics, life systems, longevity, ponce de leon, question energy, Question Power, question your world, science, science museum of virginia, stem, the body human, immune system, medical research, physiology, health, FOXO genes, PGRP, Buck Institute
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Busted door knobs, broken heels, and cracked glasses are a few things that can be fixed using super glue. The quick bonding adhesive works on nearly everything, perhaps that's why this glue is considered to be super. As amazing as this glue is it still can't be used to help us...
Monday, January 6, 2014
For over a decade scientists around the world have been studying happiness and its impact on our physiology. Why would people spend so much time studying happiness? Maybe that makes them happy? So, what makes you happy? Rod Stewart loves soccer, Jennifer...
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Right around the holiday season we start to see a lot of top 10 lists that go over all the major highlights of the year. Entertainment, politics, sports, and day-to-day living are all discussed in the yearly recap. So, what happened in science this year? 2013 was a very productive...
Thursday, October 31, 2013
America's favorite doll is putting on some space gear and heading to Mars. NASA and Mattel join forces to bring us MARS EXPLORER BARBIE!
Topics Covered: Out of this World, Mars, Barbie, Ken, Toys, Dolls, Tea Party, Make Up, Cute, Humor, Fun, Silly, science, Pop Culture, Girls, women, Astronomy, space travel, Dangers, health, Data, technology, engineering, stem, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, RVA, space, solar system, Surface Tension, Force, Motion, energy, Matter, Life Processes, Living Systems, Interrelationships in Earth/Space Systems, Earth Patterns, Earth Cycles, Earth Change, Earth Resources, Life Science, Physical Science, Earth Science, biology, chemistry, physics
The human body, explored with numbers.
Topics Covered: the body human, B0D1E5, RVA, Bodies, health, wellness, Facts, Funny, Learning, Statistics, Math of Large Numbers, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, Data, Force, Motion, energy, Matter, Life Processes, Living Systems, Interrelationships in Earth/Space Systems, Life Science, biology, chemistry, nutrition, Respiratory System
Friday, June 28, 2013
This summer the Museum has challenged the community to boost their happiness, knowledge, strength and beyond through its newest permanent exhibition, Boost! With everything from walking a tightrope to composing your own music, Boost! makes improving yourself easy and fun…but how do you...
Friday, September 7, 2012
Super bowl science for you...priceless!
Singing about this number is a piece of...pie. 3.14159265!!
Topics Covered: Idea Factory, pi, Pie, Rock Song, music, Hey I'm only talking, 3.14159265, 3.14, 3.1415, home, health, Math, Song, New, Arts, Social, Performing, Communications, Visual, Pi Day, March 14, Nerd Humor, Geekin Out, RVA, Data, stem, science, technology, engineering, Mathematics, Geometry, Scientific Method
The 4th of July has some some pretty explosive numbers behind it! Enjoy!