Metro Grand Rapids that includes Grand Haven, Holland and Muskegon is home to a remarkable number of companies and individuals who know how to make anything from precision fuel injectors to tasty power bars.

West Michigan is also harbors a treasure trove of science phenomena that includes mastadon teeth, waterspouts and spontaneous combustion. 

This website launched in 2011 is devoted to coverage of those subjects, with particular emphasis on events taking place in West Michigan. Here are a couple of the earliest stories about our coverage: Exploding hay bales and Fishing for Lightning