We are more than a museum. We’re a bunch of passionate, inquisitive, world-questioning folks who are awestruck at the amazing wonder that is our world. Join us as we muse about science, technology, engineering and math. Learn something new. Ponder a different theory. Pick up some facts for trivia night. And if we may be so bold – enrich your appreciation of science.
Humans have transplanted crops all over the globe and have ushered in the era of modern agriculture, but what happens when the environment for specific crops changes? No better way to dig into this than by asking today’s big question: Why are Virginia scientists planting African crops?
You might never guess who or what is an emerging leader in the renewable energy transition in our lovely state. Who’s a leader in Virginia’s solar installations?
Generosity is a vital part of human society. We give blood, we help strangers with directions, we donate to our favorite nonprofits, and sometimes we give advice even if no one asked for it! But why? Why are humans generous?
Our planet is full of life. Trees are among some of the most resilient and incredible living things to ever grace our planet. How much do we really know about trees?
Humanity, as we know it, has been using the hashtag on social media for about 11 years now, but how long has the symbol really been used? A recent study answered today’s big question: Who used the first hashtag?