Jupiter: Basic facts
By: Kyle Everett
This is an article describing many features and facts about the largest planet in our solar system, Jupiter. I wrote this a few months ago and posted it on different forums and websites so people could learn more about this wonderful gas giant. I hope...
Converting Fahrenheit to Celsius
By: Louis Rosenfeld
Temperature is measured by the property of liquid expanding when it gets warmer (and contracting when it gets cooler). The original thermometers used mercury (a liquid metal), but since mercury has been discovered to be toxic, alcohol with a red or black dye is more...
By: Robert Waldvogel
1. Introduction Aerodynamics is the science of air in motion and explains how and why an aircraft flies. It can be compared to, and contrasted with, aerostatics. 2. Aerostatics Contrasted with aerodynamics, aerostatics is the science which explains how and why a hot air...
Reflections on the moon landing
By: Gary Betts
I was just a young man when the Eagle landed on the moon as Apollo 11 stayed in orbit. And who can't still remember those immortal words that Neil Armstrong spoke as he became the first human to set foot on the moon, "One small...
Could there be life on other planets?
By: David Stacey
The question of extraterrestrial existence has been asked for many years. Those with a skeptic syndrome have continually denied the possibility, even after seeing the photographic proof from NASA and JPL images. The claims are, "Rock and Shadows" or "just too blurry for vision to...
The chemical properties of vanadium
By: Chu Chin Kwok
This articles discusses the chemical properties of Vanadium, V only; the physical properties of this element can be found easily in any standard Chemistry textbook. Vanadium, atomic number 23, is a typical transition metal (the transition metals are best represented by elements from Sc...
Did man really land on the moon?
By: William Schietroma
Man did not land on the moon..... I believed that the united states was in competition ,with the Soviet Union because of the cold war, to prove they were the top the United States had to fake the Moon Landings at all cost.In...
By: Alison Bowler
It is not often that the scientific world gets a new chemical element. In June 2009, the International Union for Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) announced its official recognition of element 112. It fell to the discoverers of the element to decide on a new...
Fuel emissions: The difference between diesel and biodiesel exhaust
By: Bradley Wilson
Whether you grew up on a farm or in the city, at one time or another we've all had an up close and personal experience with diesel. Providing economical, reliable power delivery, diesel has powered much of the freedom of movement common to daily...
Sunspots and their effects on Earth
By: D. Bennett
Sunspots and their effects on earth Yes, our Sun has spots, and of course, they are called sunspots. They were first observed by Galileo as he observed the sun through a telescope, but they look darker, even to the naked eye. Sunspots are storms on...

 

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