The global energy dialogue is a very important one. As the population grows at a faster and faster rate we rely more and more on the limited resources here on Earth. While many go on TV or online video-casts talking about the powers of green energy, others are taking the message to the streets, all over the world. The latest example of that is a potential world record breaker that will circumnavigate the globe to spread the word about renewable energy resources. So, what exactly is the Solar Impulse 2 all about?
2015 marks the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein’s groundbreaking work on general relativity being published. In many aspects of the science industry ideas are expanded upon or proven incorrect over the years, but how’s general relativity doing a 100 years later? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to learn more.
Bon Secours Heart and Vascular Institute has recently become the first in Central Virginia to perform surgery to repair a leaking heart valve with a simple clip. 88.8 WCVE’s Charles Fishburne has this Science Matters report.
A pair of high-intensity robotics tournaments are heating up the winter landscape in Richmond, as top scholastic teams from across Virginia and beyond are drawn to the contests.
Long and lush eyelashes have been associated with great beauty since before the time of Cleopatra. Recently some researchers looked at the science behind eyelashes and came to an eye opening conclusion! So, why do we have eyelashes? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to learn more.
Arun Subramanian, an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University has just been awarded a half-a-million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation, to build a better battery to help your smart phone work better and even power your car.