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Question Your World: Why Was Monday's Eclipse So Important?

On Monday (8/21) a large portion of the nation got to experience a total solar eclipse! While all those people with eclipse glasses were looking up at the sun, scientists were studying some pretty awesome things too! Why was Monday's eclipse so important? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.

Question Your World: How Many Races Of People Are There?

From space the view of the Earth is simply mesmerizing. As beautiful as our blue marble is the history of events on Earth are not always so. Humanity has often struggled to understand itself and thus clashes have erupted over cultural differences, struggles of resources and varying ideologies. Here in the United States of America one of our biggest issues has been regarding our views on race.

Question Your World: Can Climate Change Undo Civilizations?

There are ruins from ancient civilizations scattered throughout the globe. Some of those civilizations fell to diseases and war, but some of them were undone because of a changing climate.  By studying climate change's impact on some of the most severe droughts on Earth, scientists are now showing increasing concern regarding the dire problems facing the Middle East.

Question Your World: What's the World's Most Indestructible Species?

When we think about tough animals we think about great white sharks, grizzly bears, rhinos, or something along those lines, right? However, if you had to pick just one animal, what do you think the world's most indestructible species would beListen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.

Question Your World: Can Chocolate Really Impact The Brain?

In a recent study some researchers looked into all of the information that’s available regarding the impacts of chocolate on the human brain. To dig into this sweet-science topic let’s ask a big question: Can chocolate really impact the brain? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to learn more.

Question Your World: What's Humanity's Next Transportation Breakthrough?

Humans have been on the move since day one. Our history is built from various journeys and treks that have taken us to new places, enhanced our understanding of the world, and sharpened our technological savvy. As technology increases we'll find more efficient ways of exploring the world, including travel. What is humanity's next transportation breakthrough? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to learn more.

Question Your World: How Are Richmond’s Climate Resiliency Efforts Going?

Richmond, VA’s mayor Levar Stoney recently announced that the river city will reduce its heat trapping gas emissions a whopping 80% by the year 2050! The Office of Sustainability has also just released the 2017 annual progress report. So, let’s look at ourselves and see how we’re doing. How are Richmond’s climate resiliency efforts going? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.

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