Thursday, October 31, 2013
Check out how a textile loom from the 1800s has something in common with your laptop! Years and years of work by several individuals help bridge the gap between these distant relatives!
Topics Covered: Question Power, Loom, Final, Render, science, Babbage, Jacquard, Laptop, Computers, Weave, Textile, Tapestry, Inventions, IBM, Calculator, Census, Animation, Illustration, Science Facts, Data, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, history, Building, Economics, Patents, Copyright, evolution, Weaving, Cotton, History of Technology, RVA, Matter, Industrial Revolution
Is the world ending on Dec 21, 2012? The Mayan Calendar says it is, but if you look into the physics, astronomy, geology, and chemistry behind this prediction you may notice a different outcome!
Topics Covered: Bad, predictions, end of the world, Mayan Calendar, Dec 21 2012, Mayan, Calendar, End of the world dec 21 2012, Nabiru, bad predictions, Doomsday, science, Asteroids, Meteors, Meteoroid, Meteroid, Sun flair, Sun Flare, Disaster, Comedy, Humor, Animation, Calendars, Astronomy, Data, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, Accuracy, history, Anthropology, RVA, Scientific Investigation, Reasoning, Logic, Force Motion, energy, Matter, Life Processes, Living Sytems, Interrelationships in Earth/Space Systems, Earth Patterns, Cycles, Change, Earth Resources, Life Science, Physical Science, Earth Science, physics
You know what they call Kinetic Friction in France? Friction is a huge player in our day to day lives from parking to cooking to...umm...a lot of things.
Topics Covered: Question Power, Pulp Fiction, Pulp Friction, Friction, Pulp, Parody, Humor, Laughs, Copy Cat, Samuel L Jackson, John Travolta, Quentin Tarantino, kool and the gang, Gangsters, Quarter Pounder with Cheese, Royale with Cheese, Pulp Fiction Parody, Static, Kinetic, science, RVA, richmond, Movie, Cinema, Force, Motion, energy, Physical Science, physics, Drama, Data, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, Funny
All life on Earth relies on this bond, Covalent Bond!
Topics Covered: Question Power, Covalent Bond, Bond, James Bond, 007, Skyfall, science, chemistry, H20, Bad Guys, Evil Plots, Humor, World Takeover, Eyepatch, Parody, RVA, Comedy, Funny, Matter, Ionic Bond, Data, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, Life Processes, Living Systems, Earth Resources, Life Science, Earth Science, biology, physics
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.
Monday, October 28, 2013
The human brain continues to be one of the most mysterious and impressive topics in the science field. In addition to creating nearly all of our day to day experiences the brain continues to impress scientists as they discover new things about the brain. A recent study asked another...
Saturday, October 19, 2013
Life is unpredictable and often shifts our plans around. We catch up on a lot of things, including sleep, but is catching up on lost z's good for you? How helpful is recovery sleep? Time is easily one of our most precious resources. The unpredictability of life gives us...