By: Ernest Capraro
Modern-day cloaking technology, who would have guessed? Granted, current techniques only render objects invisible to a single wavelength (or narrow range of wavelengths) of light, so true invisibility is still a few steps away, but the potential is there - really, truly, almost tangibly within...
Mayan astronomy: the end of time or a new beginning in 2012?
By: Daniel Silvernail
"Therefore keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come. But understand this: If the owner of the house had known at what time of night the thief was coming, he would have kept watch and would not have let...
When lightning strikes an airplane
By: Jordan Cropper
Modern aircraft, particularly passenger jets, have a number of inbuilt or on-board features to protect them from damage due to lightening strikes.The first and most useful piece of equipment is called the Pilot. The pilot and a weatherman back on the ground will try...
Lhc will not Destroy Earth
By: Jordan Cropper
The Large Hadron Collider, or LHC, is indeed the most powerful particle accelerator built yet by mankind. It smashes protons together at speeds to mere thousandths of a percent off 'C', the speed of light that is famously unobtainable by anything except light itself. But...
Thoughts on the Hadron Collider
By: Daniel Silvernail
Anyone who understands physics understands that elctrons are constantly approcahing velocities near the speed of light in our everyday outer atmosphere. To think for one moment that a packet of electrons that are smaller than the head of a pin will create a massive blackhole...
By: SNorris
Balloons are a very popular gift amongst people all over the world. There are many different reasons someone might give a balloon to a friend, family member or colleague. Many people give balloons to congratulate someone, say happy birthday or get well soon, and though...
By: Matias W.
Osmosis is the movement of water molecules from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration across a semi-permeable membrane. It goes on until both solutions have the same water concentration.That's sure a mouthful and does not really tells us much...
By: Tony Chiodo
A working knowledge of the night-time sky can enormously enrich one's nocturnal hours and provide an exhilarating perspective on our very existence. Here is a basic guide to some of the more prominent celestial attractions. Spring The key grouping is the Big Dipper, an asterism...
Assessing UFO conspiracy theories
By: Samuel Fusco
Do You Believe? There are those who won't even entertain the thought that the earth has been visited by beings from another world. One might go as far as to say that most are non-believers. To date, the most common argument by skeptics is the...
When lightning strikes an airplane
By: Janet Farricelli CPDT-KA
The sky was darkening over the Kansas City Airport on a nippy October morning as a thunderstorm was approaching. As my husband and I got seated and ready for the average 3 hour and forty minute flight from Kansas City to Phoenix, an announcement was...

 

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