Almost 200 Hispanic-American students had a live conversation with an astronaut they could relate to -- from onboard the International Space Station yesterday. Charles Fishburne has more in this WCVE Science Matters Report.
They were firing off water bottle rockets on the front lawn of the Science Museum of Virginia yesterday, teaming up with NASA and the University of Central Lancashire in an effort to set a world record for the greatest number of water rockets launched in one day.
A team from the University of Virginia has played a role in the discovery of a particle they believe holds the key to the origin of the universe. Charles Fishburne talked with Bradley Cox, a UVa physicist who was there when assembly began on the Hadron Collider and has led the university’s team on site since 2009.
The Science Museum of Virginia has been named a Silver winner in the 33rd Annual Telly Awards. They are presented to the best film and video productions created as programs, or commercials on line, and on TV.
An asteroid the size of a city block zipped past the earth last night, too far to cause any harm. But as Charles Fishburne tells us in this Science Matters report, this time, we got only two days warning.
NASA Langley is working to develop the next generation of Commercial Crew Transports to take Astronauts to Space. As Charles Fishburne tells us in this Science Matters Report, one of the designs from the 1980’s could be the one.