An overview on time standards based on Earth's rotation
By: Amanda Mittra
History held its breath between the sixth hour and the ninth hourA person struggling on his death bed, counts every second...If only I had more time !People from time immemorial have been influenced by time and the effects of time. A simple word, yet...
Is dowsing fact or fiction?
By: David Brown - 226423
Dowsing, is it fact or fiction? Well, this is going to be up to how you, the reader decides. If you have never seen dowsing in action, then it might be hard to determine the answer. This writer does not have a full understanding of...
By: Morgan Carlson
Science saves the planet, science destroys it; either concept is solely defined by human terms. What is it that defines positive and negative change in the planet when it is still just another form of "change", something that the planet is well associated with in...
An overview on time standards based on Earth's rotation
By: Adam Clark - 500327
There are four main time standards based on the earth's rotation of which each has had it's own day in the sun so to speak. All of these time telling methods use celestial bodies to calculate the earth's rotational position within an approximated day. The...
By: S.C. Kleinhans
Often people are only tempted to look at superficial facts or trivial numbers. They don't take the time to delve deeply into a problem, task or situation. I'm guilty of that sometimes. But the more I think about the most populated cities in the world...
By: Rick Bavera
Geography is the study of the earth's surface and human interactions with the earth. Geography as an interest can originate as it did for the author: growing up in a Navy family, and moving often, means that there is a new place that will be...
Martian Chronicles Visitors
By: xe
Why would we risk the danger of extinguishing all human lives by sending a few travelers to Mars? I strongly believe, as an engineer with personal experience working in the space program, that human space travel to Mars would be far too great a risk...
By: Cameron Foster
Given that there are literally thousands of NEAs (Near Earth Asteroids) roaming within a few million miles of Earth, it's only a matter of time until another one crashes into our world. Some of theses rocks in space have huge elliptical orbits around the Earth...
Can science save the planet?
By: Cameron Foster
Some branches of science are truly making the world a safer place. Meteorology, with its Doppler weather radar and satellites, complex computer models and hurricane trackers, has greatly reduced the loss of life from severe weather. Research into better ways for building homes and apartments...
The mythology of natural disasters
By: Jordan Cropper
Humans have always needed stories to reassure them about what is really in the dark. Historically, no culture has yet been able to separate itself from myths, legends, religions and the other lore any society seems to love. We see that myths have arisen to...

 

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