By: Michelle Tuesday
As most people know from experience, oil and water do not mix. As a result, oils cannot be removed from soiled dishes, laundry, or other household items by water alone. Soap must be added to the water to dissolve the oils. In order to understand...
Ancient solar astronomy
By: Kody Hackbusch
The planet earth resides within a "solar system," defined as the sun together with the bodies orbiting around it, thus reinforcing a fact we all know, the sun is and has always been the center. Knowing this it is not therefore surprising that ancient...
By: Shaz Slaughter
Solar astronomy is the scientific study of the celestial star we refer to as the sun and the phenomena that surround it. The main concerns of solar astronomy are the physics, chemistry, meteorology, motion and evolution of the sun as well as its place in...
By: Adam Feneley
The spectrohelioscope was invented in 1924 by George Ellery Hale, it is used to detect sudden outbursts of activity on the surface of the sun. The name Spectrohelioscope can be directly derived from three latin words; Spectro, which refers to the electromagnetic spectrum, Helio, which...
The scoop on the uncertainty principle
By: James Boyd
The scoop on the uncertainty principleHeisenberg's Uncertainty Principle (using capital letters to begin the words emphasizes that this is Important, as opposed to merely important) states, briefly summarized, that it is not possible to know with complete accuracy the position and the momentum of an...
Observing the Sun by radioastronomy
By: Adam Feneley
Radioastronomy is a branch of astronomy which looks at the radiowaves emitted from various astronomical objects. Stars, galaxies, pulsars and masers all emit types of radio waves. The discovery of CMBR (Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation) was a major step forward in this branch of science...
By: Elisabeta Ploscaru
I am from Romania, a country filled with tradition.In our country the first day of spring is called "martisor". it is celebrated for thousands of years...the first day of spring is women's favorite because they receive gifts with white and red ribbons.these...
Understanding net ionic equations in chemistry
By: Michelle Tuesday
Understanding net ionic equations in chemistry requires first understanding ionic exchange reactions, and in particular, precipitation reactions. Ionic exchange reactions, including precipitation reactions, take place in water, referred to in chemistry as "aqueous solution." When an ionic compound is dissolved in water, it ionizes...
How self defense products work
By: Morgan Carlson
There are many products available to consumers that help guarantee their safety from various forms of predators, human and animal alike. Most typically self defense deals with human targets as it is typical for a human to human encounter to happen far more frequently than...
Was the Apollo Moon Landing Real or a Hoax
By: James Douglas Doorsman
I was reading articles regarding the "supposed" Apollo moon mission and landing and recalling my memories as a young boy of the "televised" space travel and I had to laugh. 83% of the people writing articles believe that a man walked on the moon. I'm...

 

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