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  • Question Your World: Have you seen the black panther?

    For the last few months, Marvel’s Black Panther has been getting a lot of Oscar buzz. Meanwhile in Kenya, a real life black panther has been making some big news headlines as well. How interesting that a real life black panther is making news in the land that inspired the story of Wakanda! What a timely opportunity to ask today’s big question: Have you seen the black panther?

  • Question Your World: How is AI discovering extinct human relatives?

    Over centuries, thanks to advances in science and technology, we have been piecing together the story of our own human evolution. The twists and turns in the story of our origins have made headlines for quite a while now, but when brand new technology is involved, the discoveries become even more remarkable! How is AI discovering extinct human relatives?

  • Question Your World: Is humanity using too much light?

    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?

  • Question Your World: What's going on with the largest living organism?

    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?

  • Question Your World: Why are humans generous?

    Generosity is a vital part of human society. We give blood, we help strangers with directions, we donate to our favorite nonprofits, and sometimes we give advice even if no one asked for it! But why? Why are humans generous?