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.
Earth from space is a beautiful sight. We can not only see pretty patterns created by our lights on the dark side of the planet, but over time we've also seen the amount of these lights on Earth grow. As of now, more people means more lights. A great opportunity to dig into today's big question: Is humanity using too much light?
Plan your menu, make your shopping list and dust off your chemistry set because it’s time to get cooking for Thanksgiving! Did I just say chemistry set? Yes, I did! But you don’t need fancy beakers and pipettes to cook your feast. There is already a ton of chemistry going on when you cook your traditional Thanksgiving meal.
Elections are opportunities we citizens have to voice our opinion on topics that matter. One of the biggest topics right now is our changing climate. This has impacts on agriculture, real estate, city planning, human health, and beyond. All very important topics for the nation to ponder. Will climate change be a part of future elections?
On Tuesday, October 30, NASA announced that the Kepler space telescope had run out of fuel and would be retired. With so much time and so many discoveries, it’s impossible to write a complete list of Kepler highlights that you can read in one sitting, so here is an incomplete countdown of interesting things Kepler found.
We often talk about plants and trees because they are simply that important! They all matter, the small ones to the big ones. Right now scientists are looking at the biggest one. What's going on with the largest living organism?