Every year scientists discover newer and newer things about our Earth. There are constantly new stories on discovering unknown creatures, plant life, meteorological happenings, and beyond. While we’re learning new things about our home we are also keeping an eye on things we’ve known of for a while, like the global change in climate.
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Join the Petersburg Public Library as they host the Sciencetellers, on Tuesday, July 7th at 2:00 p.m., at the Tabernacle Community Life Center – 444 Halifax Street, Petersburg, Virginia. This educational and engaging event is free and open to the public. No registration is required.
College students, high level business execs, parents, and just about anyone that does anything are always wishing they had more time. Lucky for us, our wishes have been granted in 2015. This year will officially be one second longer. Why did we add an extra second this year? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.
Why isn’t there a male contraceptive pill? Researchers at the University of Virginia are making progress in developing an effective male “contraceptive pill” that has eluded scientists for years. Charles Fishburne of 88.9 WCVE has more in this Science Matters report.
Charles Fishburne: The Pill for women has been around for 50 years. A male equivalent is much more difficult to produce.
Dr. Herr: And really the main reason is that most women ovulate only 1 egg each month.