By: Jon Wagner
We have all been walking through a store or a crowded area and all of the sudden a wondrous aroma hits your nose. This fragrant smell sends shivers up and down your spine and draws you in wanting more. You search around to realize that...
Green chemistry: Fuels
By: Jon Clark
Green fuels are of particular interest to us in the early part of the 21st century for two reasons - the traditional fossil fuels such as petrol (gasoline) and gas that we have used are running out and becoming far too expensive - also the...
Should we Colonize Mars
By: M. Andrew Sprong
I agree with Doctor Stephen Hawking about the subject of extraterrestrial colonization. In order for humanity to survive minor cosmic events, such as asteroid or cometary collisions with Earth, we need to prepare a second seat of civilization. We are in constant peril of extinction...
Explanation of the Big Bang
By: Charles Loveless
A Universe Beginning "Imagination is more important than knowledge." Albert Einstein I am not an educated scientist. I'm just a man who likes to think. I've explained an idea here in the terms that I understand. It might be fiction by the standards of...
What are ions?
By: Louis Rosenfeld
Ions are electrically-charged atoms or groups of atoms. Atoms are made of protons, neutrons, and electrons. Protons have an electrical charge of +1 and a mass of one atomic mass unit. Neutrons have no charge and also have a mass of one atomic mass unit...
By: Alison Bowler
Transparent aluminum, well it certainly sounds like Science fiction rather than science fact. Until very recently it was a figment of the imagination of writers of the scripts for the Star Trek movies and television programs, according to memory alpha, in the world of Star...
By: Xen
I was a believer when I was young. When I was young enough to have already read through all the books my elementary library had on the paranormal (a few times), I was witness to the Great Hudson Valley UFO. It was not a...
Jupiter: Basic facts
By: Anja Emerson
Far more massive than all the other planets combined, this magnificent gas giant graces the night sky as a guardian of the solar system. Named after the principal god of Roman mythology, it was known since prehistoric times and viewed as a symbol of power...
By: T. Scott Randolph
Let me state first and foremost, I don't have a clue how many "astronauts" there are on Earth these days. Not everyone of them can be a Neil Armstrong or a Buzz Aldrin. Now that the use of the shuttles have made trips to the...
Biography: Marie Curie
By: Wendy R.
Madame Curie was born in 1868 as Marie Sklodowska in Warsaw Poland, the fifth child of teachers. Marie stayed in Poland until she was 24 at which time she went to study in Paris. She became a physicist and chemist and eventually became the first...

 

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