By: Alison Bowler
Bromine Symbol: Br Atomic Number: 35 Atomic Mass: 79.904 amu (atomic mass units) Melting Point: minus 7.2°C (265.95 K, 19.04°F) Boiling Point: 58.78°C (331.93 K, 137.804°F) Number of Protons: 35 Number of Electrons: 35...
By: Sammy Stein
I think if there really were little green men or if we really were being visited by creatures from other worlds that we would have all seen them by now. I mean, how daft are we to believe that spaceships, UFOs or whatever you want...
Assessing UFO conspiracy theories
By: Angel Sosa
Alright, alright, alright - the majority of us have seen some crazy lights flashing through the atmosphere at one point or another right? Could one have just witnessed a UFO [Unidentified Flying Object]? OF COURSE! The real statement that this could be a living being...
By: Alison Bowler
Selenium Symbol: Se Atomic Number: 34 Atomic Mass: 78.96 amu (atomic mass units) Melting Point: 217.0 C (490.15 K, 422.6 F) Boiling Point: 684.9 C (958.05 K, 1264.82 F) Number of Protons: 34 Number of Electrons: 34 Number...
Could there be life on other planets?
By: Matt Lipford
N=RV fpVneVflVfiVfcVLorThe Drake EquationThere is a question that has captured the human mind since ancient times: is there life out there? In fact, as far back as 300 B.C., the Greek philosopher Epicurus wrote that "there are infinite worlds both like and unlike this...
The Moon Landing did Happen
By: Tabitha Hergest
Ahhh, that flag... Skeptics of the Neil Armstrong's famous small step in 1969 point to the fact that Old Glory was stuck out like a morning glory as proof positive that it was filmed in some back-lot somewhere in Hollywood. But really, this says more...
By: Alison Bowler
Deep-Space-1 was a space probe launched by NASA on 24 October 1998. The spacecraft, lifted into space that day by a Delta rocket, carried twelve new technologies, which were designed for deep-space usage. The mission objectives were to try out all the technologies that might...
By: Janet Grischy
The sun is the nearest star to Earth, and the source of the energy that powers life on Earth. It is made mostly of hydrogen and helium, the predominant building blocks of the universe, glowing with inconceivable heat. The sun may be 5,600 degrees...
An overview about the chemical element Niobium
By: Susan Kristoff
Niobium is an element that in its pure form is a dull grey ductile metal. In the periodic table, niobium has the symbol Nb and the atomic number 41, and is considered a paramagnetic metal in group 5 of table. Niobium is the 33rd most...
How a SLOWPOKE nuclear reactor works
By: Mishra Planeswalker
A SLOWPOKE nuclear reactor is a Canadian-made research reactor that is present in many universities across Canada and the world. SLOWPOKE is an acronym for Safe LOW-POwer Kritical Experiment, and although it was developed by Atomic Energy of Canada in the 1960's, it still has...

 

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