By: Andrew Post
Among the elder civilizations, the Greeks had quite a few myths concerning the stars. It is a testament to the power of those legends that, millennia later, we still use the names the Greeks gave to the constellations: Pegasus, Cassiopeia, Orion, Leo, Taurus, Cancer, the...
By: Steve Lussing
We tend to think of the sun when we think of the hottest possible temperatures. The temperature in the sun's interior is estimated to be about 15 million degrees Kelvin. A thermonuclear explosion can generate even higher temperatures, at most about a hundred million degrees...
By: Dean L. Sinclair
Why Einstein was correct, when he was, in his "Relativity" theorizing, was often because hidden facets of mathematics and of the definitions used in physics allowed the ideas to be usable, even if his reasonings were fallacious. In other words, often, he was lucky.Einstein's...
By: Jae Baeli
Flatheads RejoiceAfter about the 3rd century B.C., no one really thought the earth was flat. that idea became popular with the publication of The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus by Washington Irving.There is, however, a Flat Earth Society, which sprang from interpretations...
By: S.C. Kleinhans
Uranium is a very interesting element because it has been utilized in vastly different ways. Some of them have been very violent while others have been exceptionally peaceful and productive ways. I'm an inquisitive person so I was rather curious about the information provided by...
By: Mike Saunders
Polymers are substances that are made up of molecules with a large mass, connected by covalent chemical bonds. They are used throughout society for a variety of different functions. Contrary to popular belief, the polymer material is not limited to plastic. Polymers are used for...
Is Time Real or Relative
By: Taha Saeed
Time:What are you time? The nothingness that masses from one even after another? Are you infinite? I have yet to decide if you are infinite or not. you are just a concept that humans have invented. Days. Seconds. Minutes. Years. Hours. All just rulers that...
By: Yincris
What is nanotechnology? Nanotechnology is the science and the engineering achieving the manipulation of matters from atoms and molecules unit level. The physical dimension of nanotechnology is expressed in nanometer. A nanometer (nm) is one billionth of a meter. An analogy made between a meter...
By: Earl King
Energy is all around. It is part of the environment. Without it the universe would come to a standstill. Another major part of our environment is matter. Matter is anything you can see and touch. The work of Albert Einstein has shown that matter and...
By: Keith Hamburger
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) operates using the physical properties of the hydrogen nucleus to create an image of internal body parts without damaging radiation. Previously called Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging the naming convention was changed to reduce fears about nuclear radiation. Those fears are erroneous...

 

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