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.
There are a lot of concerns over technology taking human jobs, but in many cases, technology can actually help humans be better at their jobs. One quick example is drone technology used for disaster and emergency rescues. This technology has already been used to help find earthquake and hurricane survivors that are trapped or isolated in places that we can’t easily see, but now drones are also being used to save lives at the beach!
Training Norway rats to play basketball is pretty hard. But what might be more difficult is deciding what to name the seven new rat basketball trainees at the Science Museum of Virginia!
On Thursday, millions of Americans will gather around dinner tables for the big Thanksgiving meal. The giant festive feast is the centerpiece of this holiday, so let’s take a look at Thanksgiving foods through the lens of science.
According to the Neilson ratings, in the first three days of November, 15.8 million people watched the first episode of the Netflix original, Stranger Things! Fictional shows are all well and good, but the science world has some pretty strange facts to offer as well. What are the Stranger Things in science?
For a long time now, humanity has looked up at the stars and wondered if we would ever be visited. Well, we just were. What's the first thing to visit us from outside our solar system?