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Question Your World: Can Light Cause Problems?

In 1879 Thomas Edison unveiled the light bulb at a dramatic ceremony in Times Square. Since then humanity has been obsessed with our 24 hour access to light. We’ve filled our homes, cars, streets, highways, and parking lots with an abundance of lights. While controlled light has been very handy in keeping us safe and entertained at night, there have been some pretty big issues as well.

Question Your World: Can We Have Air Conditioning Without Electricity?

As summer temperatures begin to rise we turn to our old friend air conditioning, but what about all those people around the world without electricity? Extreme heat causes many problems and impacts millions of people around the world. A new idea was recently proposed to cool off homes without electricity and clean up trash at the same time.

Question Your World: Will "Finding Dory" Impact Marine Life?

Disney’s “Finding Dory” is about to make quite the splash at the box office. The film franchise started in 2003 with “Finding Nemo” and has made a pretty big impact in the worlds of family entertainment and marine ecosystems. Will "“Finding Dory” impact marine life? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.

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