Jeremy Hoffman, chief scientist at the Science Museum of Virginia in Richmond, said, “It’s amazing how much you can learn from a data set that the people who live in [the area] generate.” (Whitney Pipkin)

Is air cleaner on other side of the block? Museum, residents to test theory

By: Whitney Pipkin, Bayjournal.com Richmond institution, city volunteers to monitor air pollution in urban neighborhoods Summer temperatures in Richmond can

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Patuxent Appeal Elementary Campus Fifth Grader Brooklyn Meza, 10, learns about electricity during the "Physics is Phun" portion of Destination College at the CSM Prince Frederick Campus.

Students from Patuxent Appeal Elementary Campus Arrive at Destination College

News Release, College of Southern Maryland “Raise your hands to show me how many of you are here at the

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Pei-Chih Lee, reproductive biologist at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, dehydrating domestic cat ovarian tissue for storage above freezing temperatures. Photo: Pierre Comizzoli/Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

Smithsonian Scientists Dry and Store Live Ovarian Tissues Above Freezing Temperatures for the First Time

News Release, Smithsonian Institutes Scientists at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) have preserved complex ovarian tissues in domestic cats

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A report from the Environmental Integrity Project claims that Pennsylvania made cuts to its Department of Environmental Protection during a time of “unprecedented environmental challenges,” including a surge in hydraulic fracturing for natural gas. (Pete Stern/FrackTracker)

Report says 4 of 6 Bay states cut funding, staff for top agencies handling pollution

By: Ad Crable, BayJournal.com Four of 6 states in the Chesapeake Bay region cut funding or staff to their main

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The top panel shows a schematic of a Coronal Mass Ejection (CME), during which a burst of material with as much mass as Lake Michigan is ejected from the Sun. These can pose a threat to astronauts and space satellites, but IS?IS scientists discovered that tiny energetic particles rush ahead of the ejected mass, providing advance warning of the incoming threat.

First NASA Parker Solar Probe Results Reveal Surprising Details About Our Sun

News Release, NASA The Sun is revealing itself in dramatic detail and shedding light on how other stars may form

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