By: Stephanie Sublett
This epitomizes what true science is about: refining our knowledge to better understand nature. At first, only Pluto's motion across the sky was known. Then the size and distance were estimated. Then its moon was resolved and later the moon was shown to be a...
The enigma revealed: The paradox of reality in quantum theory
By: W. Diane Van Zwol
Dimino Dynasty: Crossover to the Positive The enigma of the positive has always been a mystery and still remains a realm of discovery.We see many different realms in terms of polarity and seldom stop to think about what kind of a phenomenon is happening...
By: Victoria Jeffrey
Often when we think of the search of Extra Terrestrial Intelligence we think and speak in awed, golden tones of how wondrous it would be to meet an alien civilization; to understand their culture(s), their language(s), architecture, art, music, their history, their philosophies and religions...
By: Scott Workman
Ampacity, or AMPERE CAPACITY, is the rated maximum number of amperes an electrical device can safely convey, switch, limit or otherwise utilize by design without the device being altered, overheated or destroyed.Ampacity is synonymous with AMPERES, a reasonably complex mathematical measurement of electrical current...
By: Gary Gagne
The first thing to do is to toss whatever it is you're smoking, drop and roll or duck and cover, whichever is more appropriate.The second thing, is to take out your cell phone and get lots of pictures. Nobody's going to believe you without...
By: Michael Grossman
The majority of writers who chose to respond to this essay seem to have misunderstood special relativity and gotten lost in the so-called Twin Paradox without discussing the physiological effects of living in space on the human body.Now that I mention it, it is...
By: Jimmy Nightingale
Remember the haunting sounds of Der-der-der-der-DUM when we communicated with aliens in "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"? Nice stuff, Mr Spielberg. Well, I've never been to Wyoming, but anyone who has ever spent a lot of time out at sea at night will have...
By: Eddie French
The Gravity of the Dark Matter ProblemThe composition of dark matter has people from many disciplines of science scratching their heads in wonder.What exactly is Dark Matter?If we are to answer this question I propose that we first change its name to something...
By: Pat Lunsford
According to the Mayan long count calendar the world as we know it ends on December 21, 2012. New age groups believe it will bring spiritual awakening while a number of people believe it will bring global chaos in the way of mega earthquakes, hurricanes...
By: Lydia Black
The story of the atom begins over two thousand years ago in ancient Greece, when the philosopher Democritus first postulated that matter is made up of fundamental building blocks that cannot be split apart. He called these blocks "atoms", which in ancient Greek meant "indivisible"...

 

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