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.
A recent study has determined the rise and fall of the Roman Empire by studying the ancient climate in ice cores. How cool is that? Ice cold, of course. This brings up today’s big question: What can ice cores tell us about human history?
As of last year nearly 80% of American house holds have domesticated dogs or cats. These familiar pets are just some examples of the 1.2 million species of living things knows by science.
If you’ve visited The Dome for one of our planetarium shows, there’s a good chance you’ve heard a little about one of the most exciting topics in modern astronomy: exoplanets.
With summertime rapidly approaching, Virginians are bracing for those days of the year that kind of feel like we’re living inside of someone’s mouth, hot, sticky, and socially uncomfortable.
Health continues to be a major issue for the human species. So when a remarkable find in the medical community happens, we take it upon ourselves to let you know! Scientist have been taking a close look at the diet of hunter-gatherer populations in Africa and noticing that they have a significantly healthier gut bacteria landscape, which gives them a huge health advantage over the western world. So, let's dig in by asking today''s big question: Are there health benefits to the hunter-gatherer diet? '