Topic: energy

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...

Thursday, November 12, 2015

As technology and scientific research progresses, we see more and more options on how to better power large groups of people. While countries around the world are all trying to become the first to go 100% green energy, there are still some major steps necessary to make that a reality. Perhaps this...

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

There are about four people born every single second. As our expanding population's energy needs grow, the more we will need clean, reliable, and sustainable energy to power our future. So, who's doing something about renewable energy?   Around the mid- to late 1920's,...

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Humanity can't seem to sit still. From our earliest days in Africa to now, we have always been on the move. In modern times there is no greater symbol for our mobility than the car. However, with our growing population and energy needs, how eco-friendly can cars get?   Transportation...

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

With an ever growing population, access to energy becomes a large factor in planning for the future. Many individuals and organizations have tried to bring alternative power methods to the table, but none have caught on just yet. A new option, the Power Wall, was recently introduced to the world...

Thursday, April 2, 2015

2015 represents the 30th Year that Outstanding Scientists in Virginia have been recognized by the Governor and the Science Museum of Virginia. During this period, world renowned men and women have improved our quality of life through their research efforts in biology, engineering,...

Monday, March 16, 2015

2015 marks the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein's groundbreaking work on general relativity. In many aspects of the science industry, ideas are expanded upon or proven incorrect over the years, but how's general relativity doing 100 years later?   After a century of...

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Long and lush eyelashes have been associated with great beauty since before the time of Cleopatra. Recently some researchers looked at the science behind eyelashes and came to an eye opening conclusion! So, why do we have eyelashes?   For quite a long time eyelashes have been considered...

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Sometimes great ideas are born before the world is ready for them.  The story of the electric car battery would be a great example of that exact occurrence.  Currently we live in a world that is about to usher in many more electric cars in the very near future. So, what was the first...

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Halloween is an awesome time of year to show off your creativity and crafty costume making skills right? Well, the world of science is no exception to that. While pirates, zombies and scary monsters are commonly found walking around on Oct 31st, there is plenty of room for other awesome costumes...

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