There’s a reason many people proudly refer to themselves as “tree huggers.” Trees are essential to a healthy environment, providing oxygen, shade, erosion protection, and a comfy home for many animals—not to mention the ones that offer tasty fruits and nuts for us to eat.
Beer isn’t just a favorite way to wash down a plate of game-night chicken wings. It’s been a part of the human experience for at least 7,000 years. In many different forms, it swept through the ancient civilizations of Egypt and China, through Europe, and onto the tables of our founding fathers to become America’s favorite alcoholic beverage.
The practical uses for augmented reality — which superimposes digital information onto real world surroundings — seem endless. Technologists have envisioned futuristic applications such as glasses that allow wearers to visualize turn-by-turn navigation in real time and immersive gaming headsets.
As the spring makes way for summer there are a few things we can usually look forward to. Spring cleaning chores, pollen, and lots of rain! Spring cleaning is what it is and downsizing is a pretty mentally healthy thing after a long winter spent mostly indoors. Pollen, we happened to have just done a piece on pollen recently, so check that out to lear more on our regional pollen intensity. That leaves, rain!
NOVA Wonders takes viewers on a journey to the frontiers of science, where researchers are tackling some of the biggest questions about life and the cosmos.
There are billions of people that get around every single day using all kinds of modes of transportations. For moving the most people at once we still rely on the conventional trains, plans, and automobiles, but all that could change thanks to new innovations in the transportation technology industry. Every day researchers and scientists are looking for ways to develop new 21st century options for how we move around.