SpaceX Launches Astronauts to the Space Station!

Connecticut Science Center Podcast : SpaceX Launches Astronauts to the Space Station! Special Down To A Science feature. We were so excited about the recent SpaceX Launch that we just had to put together this Down To A Science Podcast special. Hear from Educators Andrew Fotta and Nick Villagra as they discuss the exciting news of the first …

How Our Changing Climate Impacts the Past (And How Citizen Science Can Help)

When we think about our changing Earth, we might focus on impacts to human health or our food supply. But, we may fail to think about the ways that climate change affects the past, or rather, affects material remains. Whether bones or stones, these remnants help us to understand how people from the past lived. …

The Best Way to Stay Healthy Now- And Always!

Washing your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds is the best way to keep healthy. But do you know how to wash your hands so that you get all of the germs? The Connecticut Science Center and WFSB teamed up to run an experiment to show how effective handwashing can …

Rebuilding Marine Life Worldwide

Around 1844,  the Great Auk, a flightless bird, disappeared from Earth. Found in the North Atlantic, the seabird was hunted out of existence. Though it had always been valued for its meat and eggs, hunting of the Great Auk sharply increased in Newfoundland around 1500. Scientists recently studied DNA samples to see if the presumed …