Topic: technology

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...

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...

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...

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 20, 2015

Marty McFly time traveled from 1989 to October 21, 2015 in the movie Back To The Future 2. There are tons of new pieces of technology that were put on display in the film, but the most noticeable one is flying cars. Since it's 2015, it's now fair game to ask the question: Where are all...

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

From caves and mammoth skin tents to our asphalt-paved plastic and steel world, our relationships to materials have greatly impacted the way we live. Every now and then a new material is produced that changes the world. Since we build upon the knowledge of the past, there is no doubt that a new...

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