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How About This Cold Weather?

In the event you have not stepped outside in the last few weeks, let me tell you, it's been cold! Recently we experienced a 2-week severe cold snap that began during the last week of December and lasted through the first week of January. Real cold stuff, folks - like hitting 20 degrees below normal (that is, usual) winter temperatures in some VA cities! Many places even saw a record cold start to the new year.

What Science News Can We Expect in 2018?

Happy new year science fans! The science industry has a lot of great things in the works year-round. While we may take a moment to celebrate a new start and a new year, many teams of researchers and scientists are still continuing on the work they began long before the champagne toasts around midnight for New Year’s Eve. With that said, let’s ponder on a few things that scientists are excited to check out in the coming year.

What Did Astronomers Work on in 2017?

2017 was a huge year for news here on Earth, but astronomers spent the better portion of the year getting pumped about some astronomical firsts that happened in space! As the year comes to a close let’s explore some of the big astronomical firsts in 2017 by asking today’s big question: What did astronomers work on in 2017? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to learn more.


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