By: Raven Lebeau
Atoms are composed of three basic subatomic particles. The proton, neutron, and electron. I think of etymology when I have to learn new science terms. The etymology of proton is like "pro" or "for", like if you're "pro" on a political issue than you are...
By: Brian Wernick
Particle accelerators (PA's) are used in many countries, which are trying to learn about and possibly discover particles, whether it is where they originated, or to just try to recreate natural phenomenon's such as a black hole. The most recent one, which is also getting...
By: Erinn Soule
The task of buying jewelry today can be a bit confusing when it comes to the different types of gold available. There are many kinds of gold. There is white gold, yellow gold, rose gold, pink gold and even green gold.Genuine gold will always...
By: John Carter
Making IronThe simplest way of making iron is with the so-called Catalan forge named after the Catalan district in Spain Although the basics of the process has been known for thousands of years. In this method the iron ore, an oxide of iron, was mixed...
By: Dave Jackson
35 years before I became an aircraft mechanic, I asked myself this same question. My friends and I finally decided that some serious magic is involved. Today, watching a 747 rise off the runway is still a magical sight. Physics provides a more accurate explanation...
By: Kenneth W. McCarty
Explanations of the Big Bang' tend to be primarily speculative. All we know for sure is that the universe seems to be expanding at an accelerated rate from what appears to be a single point in space/time (roughly 13.7 billion years ago). The discovery...
By: Chris Visco
I was eight years old when John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth. Glued to the television set, my mind was made up. I was going to be an astronaut. Of course my parents thought it was very amusing, and didn't take...
By: Tara Rijon
Eric Von Daniken wrote, "that between 10,000 and 40,000 years ago the earth was visited by extra-terrestrials who bred with early humans to produce Homo Sapiens." That may be just a bit extreme, but the question as to whether or not we...
By: Francis Jock
Applied electronics is a term that requires a bit of definition before delving into the theoretical side of electronic theory. Generally, the term refers to the physical phenomena involved in electronic conduction or current flow. It also refers to various ways in which these phenomena...
By: John Devera
There are two authors who have contributed mightily to the idea that earth was visiten by ancient astronauts: Erich von Daniken and Arthur C. Clarke. Now, I hear you scoff in front of your computer monitor. Von Daniken, of course, even Sitchin, perhaps, but Clarke...

 

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