Science fact or fantasy: Avatar and the trip to Pandora
By: Wes Kelly
Perhaps the most successful practitioner of science fiction was one of its originators, French lawyer and mathematician Jules Verne. Writing “From the Earth to the Moon” in the 1860s, his Florida-based moon shot eerily resembled the flight of Apollo 8 a century later. Verne...
By: Muhammad Baihaqi
Why does Moon on the horizon look bigger than when it is high in the sky?To stand on the seashore or an open plain and watch the huge globe of the moon appear majestically over over the horizon is a commonplace but wonderful experience...
By: Nish Laverz
What is string theory?String theory is an incomplete mathematical approach to theoretical physics. It's building blocks are one-dimensional extended objects called strings, instead of the zero-dimensional point particles that form the basis of the standard model of particle physics. By replacing the point-like particles...
Is Time Real or Relative
By: Sam Beever
Time is definitely real, only our experience of time is subjective. We can observe this by focusing on how we perceive time - distinguishing two events.We use all our senses to distinguish events and hence experience time. When a ball falls, we see it...
By: R K vanderHoek
"The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible." -Albert Einstein Any present day viable scientific explanation of how the universe formed would have to incorporate and explain the, “Inflationary Big Bang”, universal creation hypothesis. Throughout history, it was assumed...
Comets: An overview
By: Rex Trulove
For millennium, one of the most fascinating objects observable in the night sky, and sometimes even in the daytime, have been comets. They have been believed to be the harbingers of disasters and signs of good luck. Regardless of how they've been perceived, they have...
Wormholes and FTL travel: Is science fiction and science edging closer together?
By: Nish Laverz
Will we ever be able to explore the universe, travel to other worlds and find new races? In this article I explore this. Worm Holes and Faster Than Light travel have been used in Science Fiction for a long time. Shows Like Star Trek ans...
By: Nicole Oickle
The very first speculations of other worldly beings arose many eons ago presumably when humankind was first making headway on our own planet. Strange structures such as the Pyramids at Gaza in Egypt were said to be erected by unknown beings because of their perfection...
By: Nish Laverz
Have you ever asked yourself these questions?Is it time travel possible?If it is what would happen if you changed something in the past?The English mathematician, Stephen Hawking once proposed a very interesting question on Time Travel. He asked: "If you could have...
Flash point - What is it, and what's its relevance?
By: Michael Capraro
Flash point is the lowest temperature at which a flammable liquid evolves sufficient vapor to form an ignitable mixture of those vapors in air.Well, that's about it. Short article. So, what's it to you? Consider an example you already (hopefully) know - you should...

 

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