A recent article in Richmond Bizsense outlined a potentially huge solar energy array for a data center near Chester, VA.
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Scientists have recently announced the discovery of fossil remains of some pretty old fungi that's making them look at the world in a whole different way.
A recent study on air quality has helped shed some light on a possible health impact on children. Does cleaning the air really make a difference?
Virginia often makes it onto cool national lists. Our beautiful mountains, incredible art hubs, music festivals, breweries, blue crabs, and a myriad of other Virginia treasures have put us on the map. However, our latest ranking on a national list has a lot of scientists concerned.
CRISPr gene editing technology has been met with a lot of controversy over whether we should or should not be able to manipulate our own genetic variables. Today's Question Your World has it all! Venom, giant jelly fish, and high tech gene editing! What can CRISPr teach us about ourselves?
Science involves a lot of work. It’s not just sitting around studying stuff, but sometimes science does involve studying how much people are sitting around. Recently some researchers published their work on how the nation is spending more time than ever sitting. How often do we sit? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.
Recently there was some big news in the science world, really big. Every now and then scientists work on something so big that it catches a lot of attention for the size alone. If a big new innovation also happens to serve a game changing purpose, then it becomes even cooler! That's exactly what today's story is all about. To begin the story we must start with a really big question.
Every now and then we have to get into some trash-talk. No, I'm not talking about cut downs and jokes at others expense. I'm talking about literally the trash we create.
This week, humanity was able to share its first photo of a black hole! This is a pretty huge project that spanned years, involved thousands of bright thinkers, and over 800 computers!
Ah yes, springtime is here! The weather starts to warm, the trees and plants begin to bloom, and a lot of us begin our annual run in with seasonal allergies! This time of year there are a lot of people taking allergy medicines, but what’s going on when you take these pills? How do allergy medicines work? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.