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...
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Decisions, decisions, decisions! Our lives are basically a series of decisions, one after the other. The big and small decisions we make shape and guide everything in our lives. So, the big question right now is, how does the brain make decisions? What...
Monday, November 25, 2013
Everyone has had at least one cranky moment over being hungry, right? Those moments are where the temperament of the mind has been altered by a need of the body, but what about other times? Are there other occasions where brain function is impacted due to stomach related issues? Can...
Monday, November 18, 2013
From laptops to mobile devices to smoke detectors and beyond, batteries play a very important role in our lives. They've become stronger and longer lasting throughout the years. The question now is how do we make batteries even more efficient? ...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Ever since humans first started to open their eyes some 200,000 years ago, we've looked up at the night sky and wondered what all was out there? As science and technology progressed we were able to learn more and more about the natural world beyond the Earth. So, the big question...
Topics Covered: Out of this World, space, Astronomy, science, habitable, goldilocks, zone, stars, Planets, aliens, life, biology, cosmology, physics, stem, Data, numbers, Billions, drake equation, star formation, NASA, Kepler, telescope, Asteroids, moons, comets, quantum theory, light year, equation, formula, method, virginia, RVA, question your world, science museum of virginia
Monday, November 4, 2013
The brain has a pretty awesome resume. Everything from the Magna Carta to Snuggies are byproducts of the brain's pretty impressive range of applications. So, how does the brain really work? Consider the vastness of output from the brain: the wheel, agriculture, the...
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Think Gravity is just about being stranded in space? The movie actually packs a good amount of accurate physics and astronomy-related science. Check out our review of the STEM in his blockbuster film!
Topics Covered: Out of this World, Gravity, Movie, science, Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Astronomy, stars, Humor, Comedy, Film Review, Spoiler, Spoilers, Alert, ISS, Shuttle, Explorer, NASA, Hubble, Doctor, Reel Science, physics, Gravity Movie, RVA, Zero gravity, Newton's Laws, orbits, Orbit, Earth Science, solar system, space, Space Exploration, International Space Station, Data, stem, Scientific Method, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Problem Solving, Cinema, Drama, Scientific Investigation, Reasoning, Logic, 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, biology, chemistry
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
Did you know one billion chicken wings are consumed during the big game?
Topics Covered: SuperBowl, science, Football, Ravens, 49ers, Sanfran, sports, numbers, Chicken wings, San francisco, Baltimore Ravens, Superbowl Commercials, NFL, Priceless Science, Data, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, RVA, Washington Redskins, Redskins, Matter, biology, chemistry, nutrition