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.
Hello, science lovers. Niki Yarger here. While I miss my spot leading astronomy shows in The Dome, I’m happy to get the chance to share community science opportunities with you here.
Recently scientists were doing a study on discarded edible items and ended up with some pretty interesting food for thought. How much food do we waste?
Understanding the COVID-19 virus is more important than ever for our nation's ability to combat the spread. Virginia scientists are making headlines for a new approach to learning more about where Virginia cases are coming from. Can genetics help fight the spread of COVID-19?
Last week we shared a list of recommendations for STEM-filled movies, podcasts, books and shows our staff suggested enjoying during this stay-home period. There were so many great suggestions that we split the ideas into two parts. Here's another round of entertaining, educational and inspiring content to distract your mind and fill some quarantine time.
Due to the global pandemic, human activity around the globe is vastly reduced. The lack of regular human activity is now noticeable in the air, on land, and in our waterways. How is COVID-19 impacting the natural world?