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Question Your World: What is the Solar Impulse 2 All About?

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?

Question Your World: Theory of General Relativity 100 Years Later

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.