By: Morgan Johnson
The metalloid Boron (B) is a versatile and useful element that has found many different uses in domestic and industrial processes in more advanced cultures.Physical characteristics:Atomic number - 5Atomic mass - 10.811Atomic group IIIAOxidation state - +3Isotopic states - 14Stable Isotopes - 2Boron...
By: Raven Lebeau
The most common "every day" use of the element boron is in the cleaner known as Borax. This cleaning agent is a simple chemical compound called boric acid. Cheap and relatively nontoxic, it is an excellent antifungal agent and can help around the house with...
By: Vicki Phipps
Scientists are not unlike you and I when it comes to the frustration of dealing with dust, and in my way of thinking, dust is dust. Even so, science says space dust has a bigger impact on Earth than house dust does to your home...
By: Cicely Richard
Jupiter, the fifth planet from the Sun, is the largest in our solar system, measuring 44,423 miles. This is 11 times larger than Earth and twice as large as all the planets combined. It looks like a striped ball in the sky. It is...
By: Sandeep Hegde
Once you are able to identify the North Star, you will be able to find North. Simply trace a line from the star to the horizon, and that is North. To your right is East, straight behind you is South, and to your left is...
The next generation space propulsion system
By: Irrira Rikki
CONSIDER THIS...IN LIGHTWe need something that is easy to maneuver. It's called a Time Machine. It must at least travel at 6 x Earth's Given Time. For every six days man would take to travel in, we would take one for the same distance...
All you want to know about sun dogs
By: Effie Moore Salem
Sun dogs are astrological sun maneuvers caused by the sun shining through prisms of ice crystals. The sun reflects or refracts - bends - as it shines through cirrus or cirrostratus clouds while sending to astonished earth bound humanity a miraculous show of lights. Nothing...
By: Tenebris
A lightyear (abbreviated ly) is a unit of distance, defined as the distance light can travel in one year. At the maximum* speed of light, approximately 300,000 kilometres per second (186,000 miles per second), this translates to approximately 9.461 trillion kilometers, or...
By: Tenebris
Earth has been hit by meteors many times in its history. In fact, earth is hit by meteors many times each and every day, to the tune of over 18,000 meteors larger than ten grams per year. Including space dust, the total amount of...
The month in recorded history with no full moon
By: Peggy Barnett
Which month is the only month which can not have a full moon? Only the shortest month, February, is capable of passing through all of its days with no full moon. Even though the word month is derived from "moon-th", describing one complete lunar cycle...

 

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