Perhaps you have heard of Project Implicit. It is a Virginia-connected research operation that’s been making huge strides uncovering bias and prejudice. (Often of the type that most of us never knew we had.)
APOGEE (Apache Point Observatory Galactic Evolution Experiment) gives scientists views of the universe never before seen. We meet APOGEE astronomers. We talk with three of the Virginia scientists who have been instrumental in making this revolution in star gazing possible.
Federal workers in northern Virginia. Military folk on the coast. Defense contractors across the commonwealth. A lot of Virginia paychecks flow from Washington. And how those checks get spent might even effect your job.