How a candle burns
By: Currie Jean
The most important thing to remember about how a candle burns is that it requires steady fuel, as well as a container. Brilliantly, the wax of a candle acts as both fuel and container, and while some fuel leaks from the edges of a free-standing...
Why Pluto is not a planet anymore
By: Kenneth W. McCarty
Why Pluto is not a planet anymoreWell, it is only sort of not a planet anymore. There is still controversy surrounding the decision. Pluto is still categorized as a "dwarf planet" by the International Astronomical Union (IAU). According to them, the term dwarf planet does...
How gravity actually works
By: Bryan Belrad
General Relativity tells us that gravity is the effect of a distortion in time-space caused by the presence of matter. The basic idea is that if a mass is placed in space, it will bend it in a fashion very much like a heavy object...
By: Paola Fanutti
A missed period is one of the first signs of pregnancy, but by no means the only one. A woman who misses her period is doubtlessly anxious to find out if she is pregnant as soon as possible, even before making that crucial doctor's appointment...
By: Jane Allyson
The British physicist and chemist Robert Boyle was an important intellectual of his time and is credited as being one of the founders of modern chemistry. He is also credited with defining the theory known as "Boyle's Law" for which he remains most famous.This...
Time Travel being Theoretically Feasable
By: Reveigh Gautier
I am no scientist, and cannot make this article overly complicated, full of high brow definition and literary recitals of einsteins theorum, or any other scientist for that matter.What I can provide is a more feasable explanation for my conclusion from a lamens view...
By: Mikalyn
The Maya were a great civilization who excelled at numerous tasks - building, navigation, irrigation, and the most famous being astronomy, of course. They mapped the sky probably better than they mapped their own earth. In addition to their cartography of the heavens, they understood...
By: Earl King
Ancient Roman road construction lessonsFor modern engineers Can it be possible that ancient Roman engineers were ahead of their modern day counterparts in some areas? I've read recently that we have not been giving ancient societies enough credit for their technology development. Let's explore the...
Science projects you can do at home
By: Tiffany Belle
Doing science projects at home with your kids can be really rewarding. You can have a fun time with our kids experimenting with the science project and at the same time you will be teaching your child something new. Maybe your children ask a lot...
What causes black holes
By: William Montgomery
Black holes are not really "holes," but are rather best described as a gravitational anomaly. The theoretical black hole is a point in space which is so massive that the object has literally collapsed in on itself. In terms of actual size, a black...

 

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