Science is Inspiring!

Science is Inspiring!  Sorry we’ve been gone so long, but with the current scientific climate, our adventures ( and yours) through the world of science have become even more critical.  That is why were back!!   We plan to explore such topics as the return of the Galapagos tortoises, the effect of music on our…

Natural Born Scientist!

The problem is not scientifically illiterate kids; it is scientifically illiterate adults. Kids are born curious about the natural world. They are always turning over rocks, jumping with two feet into mud puddles and playing with the tablecloth and fine china. ~Neil deGrasse Tyson~   Citation: BrainyQuote

Keep Moving Forward Jack Andraka!

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”~ThomasEdison~ When a beloved family friend died of pancreatic cancer, brilliant teen Jack Andraka set out on a mission. to find an early stage detection for pancreatic cancer. Finding out too late is why so many pancreatic cancer patients don’t make it five years…

Thriving in Extremes!

Where are you most and least comfortable? Basically, the average human survives in a nice, safe place with food, oxygen, radiation protection, and naturally room temperature. Well, some organisms aren’t nearly as picky about their environments. They might live in briny pools, deep underground, or by the Chernobyl reactor meltdown site. They have the superhuman…

To Infinity and Beyond!

I’m sure that if you’re reading this, you’ve seen a show or movie, read a book, or at least heard about the theory of extraterrestrial life, a.k.a. “space aliens”. I wonder why many so people (including me) suddenly jump to the conclusion that there is life out there, that we just don’t have advanced enough…

Aim for The Stars Little Scientist!

                    “Aim for the Stars”!!  A principal instilled in young Shirley A. Jackson by her supportive dad!  Shirley A. Jackson (Aug. 5, 1946- present) PhD, was the first African American woman to receive a PhD in Physics at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). That alone points…