On Thursday (11/23) millions of Americans will gather around dinner tables for the big Thanksgiving meal. The giant festive feast is the centerpiece of this holiday, so let’s take a look Thanksgiving foods through the lens of science.
According to the Neilson ratings, in the first three days of November 15.8 million people watched the first episode of the Netflix original, Stranger Things! Also, 326,000 binge watchers watched the entire second season on the day it was released! Fictional shows are good and well, but the science world has some pretty strange facts to offer as well. What are the Stranger Things in science? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.
For a long time now humanity has looked up at the stars and wondered if we would ever get visited. Well, we just did. What's the first thing to visit us from outside our solar system? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to learn more.
Teachers, come on down to Sesame Street! Join Science Matters at 23 Sesame Street for our first Scratch ED RVA Meetup on November 8 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
‘Tis the season for something scary, right? As we head towards Halloween we love thinking about the science behind what makes us so scared and why? Evolution's done some pretty awesome things to help us survive, including giving us the ability to get scared. With that said, let’s ask a very fundamental question, why do we get scared? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.