The Buffalo Museum of Science recently discovered a rare elephant bird egg, which has been in the museum’s possession since 1939, is actually real, after being mislabeled as a model for decades. The egg is about a foot long, 2 feet 4 inches in circumference and weighs 3 pounds 5 ounces.
The Virgin Hyperloop One, which is essentially a floating train in a tube predicted to reach speeds over 600 mph, has the potential to change the way people travel. Billionaire businessmen and engineer Elon Musk first introduced the idea as a “fifth mode of transpiration.”
This week on the Buffalo Review (May 4), we covered comfort care kits for sexual assault victims, an animal abuse registry in Chautauqua County, the discovery of a rare elephant bird egg and a big week in Buffalo sports.
Imagine a room full of talented young students who could one day become the next Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla or Elon Musk. That room was a reality April 29 at the Buffalo Museum of Science during the 16th annual Western New York Invention Convention.
This week on the Buffalo Review (April 27), we covered internet addiction, the western New York Invention Convention, the use of virtual lab rats and the growing popularity of the veganism.
Forensic geology takes Earthen materials, such as soil or plants, and uses them to answer questions or provide evidence to solve crimes. Elisa Bergslien, associate professor and chair of the Earth Sciences and Science Education department at SUNY Buffalo State, published a book six years ago on the subject.
China’s first space-station, the Tiangong-1, crash-landed in the southern Pacific Ocean April around 8:16 p.m eastern time. China launched the Tiangong-1, which translates to “Heavenly Palace,” in 2011 as a prototype for a permanent space station to be launched by 2022.