By: David Brown - 226423
The future is it here already? This is a debate in itself. At the same time, I think that the future is laid out by not what happens here on earth, but how mankind deals with space exploration and where he takes it to. What...
Is Time Real or Relative
By: Stephen Carter
The hardest thing to get your mind around concerning time is that it is not solely a subjective awareness of an action's 'duration', or the 'direction' of duration. Time is as much an elementary property of matter as physical dimensions, atomic weight, or the number...
By: Maurice Sassoon
The greatest scientist of the 20th Century, as is well known, was Albert Einstein. Besides his accomplishments as a scientist, he was also a violinist and played the violin as a favorite pastime.In the area of gravitation, in spite of the explanation advanced by...
By: Christine G.
MOON MAGIC (a traditional tale of the Haida Aboriginal Nation) There was once a young man who fell in love with a woman. She told him that she didn't like his hair, so he pulled it all out. When he returned to visit her, she...
By: J. Herman
The U.S. is running out of helium. And it's not something to make light of.The largest U.S. helium reserve is depleting as U.S. helium suppliers export the gas to an expanding international market. According to the International Balloon Association, in 2005...
By: Anne Christie
The Discovery of Neon The year is 1895, and while at the British Museum, Henry Meirs tells Sir William Ramsay about a mineral, cleveite, which gives off a gas which Meirs thinks is nitrogen. So, the Scottish Chemist sends his technician off to the minerals...
A look at the helium industry in the US economy
By: Effie Moore Salem
Helium is an important industry in the United States. So much so an important part of the economy of the United States that special legislation was passed in 1996 protecting its use and assuring it would be available as needed. (Helium Privatization Act, October 9...
Was the Apollo Moon Landing Real or a Hoax
By: Larry Nocella
I think I understand where people who claim the moon landing was a hoax are coming from. They are smart and know that over history, people have been deceived by their governments and the media time and time again from the smallest things to the...
By: Eve Redstone
Neon was named from the Greek word for new, neos, by its discoverer Sir William Ramsey.Sir William's main passions in life were far eastern and Greek culture and archeology but his fame came from his work in Chemistry. In 1898 Ramsey and his colleague...
By: Sean Wheeler
When we hear the word "hydrogen" in this age, we often are plagued with the image of alternative fuels. It would surprise most citizens that hydrogen is one of the most important elements found in the universe. The Sun, its light and warmth, are the...

 

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