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The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 9:51am -- WCVE

The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements is an exciting series about one of the great adventures in the history of science: the long and continuing quest to understand what the world is made of. Three episodes tell the story of seven of history’s most important scientists as they seek to identify, understand and organize the basic building blocks of matter.

Question Your World: Why Do Scientists Study History?

In an ever changing world of newer and newer technology, the past sometimes seems very irrelevant. However, sometimes things that took place in the past serve as an amazing resource to help tackle tomorrow’s concerns. Why do scientists study history? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.