What is Dr. Universe’s favorite experiment? -Garrett, 8th grade, Eastern Washington
You know, your question reminds me of a couple other science questions from curious readers. Evangeline, age 7, wants to know why her hair is black. Sureya, age 8, wants to know why some people have curly hair.
It just so happens that one of my favorite science projects explores our questions about what makes us unique. It has to do with our DNA, or the blueprint for life. » More …
Dear Dr. Universe, Why do we age? -Logan, 12, Pullman, WA
It’s usually later in life that we see the more dramatic signs of aging, like gray hair, wrinkles, and lots of birthday candles on our cake. But we really start growing older from the time we are born. » More …