Friday, October 24, 2014
Remote controllers, cars, laptops and smoke detectors are just a some of the many things in our lives that rely on batteries to function. In the past few decades battery technology has made leaps and bounds, but people still complain about how long their devices can hold a charge. So, how...
Topics Covered: battery, Chemicals, energy, News, power, question energy, Question Power, question your world, renewable, science, science museum of virginia, stem, sustainable, design, amazing, gel, addition, technology, remote, controls, waste, chemistry, Singapore, charging, phones, devices, research, Time, lithium, UV, recharge, storage, models, nanotubes, structures, plans
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Though we can’t totally see it, the effects of the sun’s UV rays are a pretty big deal, so sunscreen becomes pretty important to us humans. But what about other animals - do animals ever need sunscreen? Located some 92 million miles away...
Topics Covered: brain, cones, Creatures, Critters, evolution, Eyes, light, Out of this World, protection, question your world, rods, science, science museum of virginia, screen, skin, spectrum, stem, sun, UV, Vision, biology, zoology, crustacean, marine, tropics, coral, photoreceptors, mycosporin, amino acids