While it may be true that Virginia is currently ranked 17th in nation for the total amount of solar capacity it has installed and that less than 1% of the energy that we use as a Commonwealth comes from solar, you might never guess who or what is an emerging leader in the renewable energy transition in our lovely state? Who’s a leader in Virginia’s solar capabilities? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.
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Generosity is a vital part of our entire human society. We give blood, we help strangers with directions, we donate to our favorite non profits, and sometimes we even give each other advice even if no one asked for it!
Here’s a great activity to do at home and sneak in some cool science. You can build a 2- wheel balloon car and use your breath to power it!
What motivates people to donate their bodies, and how has medical voluntarism changed over the last century? Susan Lederer, Professor of History of Medicine and Bioethics shared her scholarship on this fascinating topic in her talk “The Philanthropy of The Body.”