Dear Science: Dino DNA

We have received so many amazing questions through our Dear Science campaign, including this one from Scott. Can scientists actually clone a dinosaur from bird DNA? I’m sure by this point we have all seen at least one of the Jurassic Park movies about what the modern world could look like with dinosaurs living once again. …

Dear Science: Hurricanes

We have received so many amazing questions through our Dear Science campaign, including this one from Parker in Enfield. How do hurricanes form? Connecticut was just impacted by Hurricane Henri last weekend. So, how do storms such as these form in the middle of the ocean? For answers to these questions and more watch the full …

Dear Science: How Hot is the Sun?

We have received so many amazing questions through our Dear Science campaign, including this one from Gia and Sophia. How hot is the Sun? We all know the sun is responsible for keeping the earth warm but how hot is it really? What powers the sun and what makes it so hot? What is the …

Dear Science: Why Does Yeast Rise?

We have received so many amazing questions through our Dear Science campaign, including this one from Oli, age 10. Why does yeast rise? You might know that yeast is used a lot in baking, especially in baking bread. There is something very special about yeast that causes it to rise, do you know what that special …