Cold-Blooded Creatures: How They Stay Warm

Cold-Blooded Creatures: How They Stay Warm

You might have seen it before – a lizard, or maybe even a snake, sitting proudly on a big rock soaking up the sunlight. Did you know they aren’t just out there for fun? Sure, laying in the sun feels good, but animals like lizards and snakes are cold-blooded...
The Science of Rainbows

The Science of Rainbows

Everyone has imagined the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow and seen that moment at the end of a rainstorm. But rainbows are much cooler and much more complicated than you might think. Rainbows are actually the result of the reflection and refraction of light. How...
The Science of Volcanoes

The Science of Volcanoes

So far in 2021 we have had over 50 volcanic eruptions around the world and there are over 1,500 potentially active volcanoes world-wide! This includes everything from plinian and vulcanian eruptions (the type in movies) to phreatic eruptions, those driven by the heat...

How Can We Make The Future Of Foods More Sustainable?

Sustainability. It’s been the word on everyone’s lips since scientists revealed just how severely climate change has begun to affect Earth’s environment and ecosystems. The future of our planet, and the human race, depends on the steps we take now to improve the...
Make it Grain in the month of August and WIN

Make it Grain in the month of August and WIN

Junior Scientists, schools and home brewing enthusiasts, get ready to Make it Grain in the month of August for the chance to win big! In celebration of National Science Week 2021, Street Science has teamed up with food technology innovators Earlee Products to...

Why Does Airline Food Taste So Bad?

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that eating airline food is often a disappointing culinary experience. When that dinner tray is placed in front of you on an airplane, the sight and smell alone may be indicative enough of why its taste is not appealing. But did...

Space Jam: How is Food Prepared for Astronauts?

Since Apollo 11 first landed on the moon over 50 years ago, space exploration has been considered one of mankind’s most awe-inspiring feats. Astronauts on mission will roam deep space for months, even years at a time, before returning to Earth.  But even in the most...