By: Steve Cortinas
On a little more of application levels I want to submit this idea to change the world for the better. The day seems to be coming when fossil fuels will actually be a thing of the past for Earth endeavors and be used only in...
By: Eve Redstone
Helium 5 is an artificially produced isotope of the naturally occurring helium gas. Helium is the second lightest element, and heads the noble gas group of the periodic table. It occurs naturally as the helium-2 and helium-3 isotopes, the main sources being the natural gas...
By: Tricia Lye
Calcium, a white silvery soft alkaline metal, forms about 3% of the earth's crust and is placed 22nd in the periodic table, after magnesium. Rarely found in its raw form, it is often sequestered or locked in limestone, fluorite and gypsum. It is abundantly found...
Helium's place in the universe and astronomical sciences
By: Effie Moore Salem
Helium (He) plays an exceptionally large role in the universe since the sun is composed of twenty-five percent of it; the other seventy-five percent is hydrogen. Helium is second only to hydrogen in being the lightest and most plentiful of all chemicals. Actually, the sun...
By: Lora Pfundheller
Just hearing the word helium brings thoughts of party balloons and squeaky voices. Helium, however, is serious business. Many fields of endeavor rely on a consistent supply of helium to function. Although many people are unaware of it, we are in the midst of a...
By: Basel Varsally
Is this really true? No life out there nothing but big empty void filled with darkness and we are the only ones shedding light into everything? If this is true then the views of the universe would be really different. But open your mind and...
By: Fiona Thompson
The discovery of Neon by Sir William Ramsay and Morris Travers in 1898 was the culmination of years of scientific research with the purpose of determining the constituents of air. It had already been proven that air consisted mainly of nitrogen and oxygen. By means...
By: Eve Redstone
Low energy ion implantation is a technique used to discover the structure of crystals, and the structures of the surfaces of substances. The electrical and magnetic properties of substances can be studied in the same way.The basic principle is that a low energy-emitting isotope...
By: Nicole Oickle
The Clarke Belt has become the term used to describe a Geostationary Orbit from a Science Fiction author, Arthur C. Clarke in 1945 who popularized this orbit as an ideal for communications satellites. A Geostationary Orbit is a Geosynchronous Orbit which is located at a...
By: Dori Beldi
In one decade, Russia has recovered from the abyss of economic depression to become one of the world's strongest economies, primarily due to the increased demand for natural resources such as oil. Because Russia's economy is so heavily dependent on exporting these resources, their vested...

 

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