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.
As millions of Americans finally warm up after last week’s polar vortex event, air temperature is on a lot of people’s minds, especially climate scientists. The chilly polar air made some headlines for sure, but the infrequency of cold snaps has scientists asking a pretty big question, are our winters getting warmer?
Over centuries, thanks to advances in science and technology, we have been piecing together the story of our own human evolution. The twists and turns in the story of our origins have made headlines for quite a while now, but when brand new technology is involved, the discoveries become even more remarkable! How is AI discovering extinct human relatives?
As science and technology grow, so do the possibilities of how we humans communicate with one another. For example, only two decades ago it was nearly impossible to send a friend a photo of where you were standing, waiting for them, in real time. This leads people to ask a pretty big question though - When will communications technology be implanted in humans?
Recently scientists worked on a new way to engineer plants to be more productive and spend less energy while cleaning up occasional cellular messes. How can we make plants more efficient?
Happy new year everyone! As our global family kicks off a brand new year, let's take a moment to get a snapshot of our big family by asking the big question: How’s the population doing?