Virtual Museum of Science
The Earth was small, light blue, and so touchingly alone, our home that must be defended like a holy relic. The Earth was absolutely round. I believe I never knew what the word round meant until I saw Earth from space. – Aleksei Leonov, USSR
Air and Space Museum
“If you stacked all the US currency together, you could probably reach the moon, but I bet the Apollo program was still more economical.” — Larry Baum.
Hall of Chemistry
An organic compound is one that is made up of of carbon and hydrogen. The compunds may also contain the atoms of other elements, such as oxygen, nitrogen, sulfur, and chlorine.
Hall of Elements
“People must understand that science is inherently neither a potential for good nor for evil. It is a potential to be harnessed by man to do his bidding.” — Glenn T. Seaborg .
Hall of Scientists & Inventors
“The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.” — Niels Bohr.