Science Sunday: The Science Behind Geiger Counters

We are talking about the science behind… Geiger counters… Okay, while the name might seem a bit unfamiliar, the sound is something you have probably heard in some of your favorite science fiction movies. Geiger counters measure radiation, and today we are going to test out some different materials to see if we can find …

Science Behind Science Fiction: How do Teenage Turtles become Mutant Ninjas?

When Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird created the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in 1984 they couldn’t possibly have imagined the incoming cultural explosion they had on their hands. In fact the turtles of today are dramatically different from their early comics.  The first TMNT drawings by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird It’s true, the Teenage …