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.
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?
In a cool turn of events, Facebook “liked” us! The social media giant Facebook has just announced that it will be building its newest state-of-the-art data center right here in Virginia! Data centers require a lot of energy, but Facebook has some pretty cutting-edge plans for their new data center. What makes the new Virginia Facebook data center so cool?
One of the ingredients of humanity is bipedalism or the ability to walk upright on two appendages. For some time now, scientists have been exploring Africa looking for our most ancient ancestors to further the story of human evolution. However, a new discovery is questioning our slow bipedal evolution and raising a huge question: Did upright walking hominids come from Africa?
Hurricane Maria left Puerto Rico decimated in September 2017. While recovery efforts are underway, the island still faces many challenges to truly get things up and running. Google has offered to help bring the hurricane battered island some help in their communication infrastructure using a pretty awesome approach. How is Google helping Puerto Rico's communication needs?
The Science Museum of Virginia just installed Richmond’s newest piece of equipment capable of making observations of the area’s weather – and it’s already broadcasting the data over the internet for us all to observe!