By: Paul Lines
The world is awash with machines, but most of these have evolved from, or still use the basic principles of 5 simple machines. These are: -1) Pulleys - Pulleys allow you to move loads or objects that would prove difficult. The pulley can operate in...
By: Lynn Koh
Forget your high school chemistry textbooks. Learning the atoms and molecules isn't going to help you get that coffee stain off your shirt or pants.In our daily routine life, Chemistry may not seem a big deal to many of us. But the truth is...
By: Patty Inglish
Relativity, The Special and the General Theoryby Albert Einstein (1920), with an introduction by Niger Calder (2006)Publisher: Penguin Classics Science fiction is based in science possibility, and some scientists have tried to help the general population, students, and the interested science hobbyist to understand their...
By: Tom Dickinson
This article on nuclear fusion is to help the people who aren't very scientific, who would like to know just how nuclear energy works as it is a prime issue in today's society.Hopefully this will also raise questions and awareness about how serious this...
By: MeteorWriter
There has been much speculation about this subject over the years, especially since the advent of the internet and 'cable tv' where people all have equal ability to express their own opinions and to try to convince others.The main argument of the conspiracy theorists...
By: Dolphyn Wisdom
What amazes me is man's audacity to believe that we are alone in the universe. Or, that we are the only universe! We are a mere drop in the bucket of existence so small, that we would fit on the head of a cosmic push...
By: MeteorWriter
A very long trip indeed. How long, depends on your perspective. From a mathematical point of view, according to space.com the Moon is about 384,403km (240,252 miles) from Earth. Travelling in a car at 60mph, it would take over 166 days to...
By: Asher Isbrucker
You have seen it in the movies, read about it in comic books, and fantasized about it in your dreams. Now it can be a reality.Invisibility has been a fantasy for Billions of people for hundreds of years. It has appeared in movies, books...
By: fishcantswim
HOW DID THE UNIVERSE FORM?No-one knows for sure is the answer, although there are several thoeries, some more popular and more favoured than others. The Big Bang Hypothesis is the most widely cited and on balance the most likely candidate.The Big BangThe age...
By: James Savik
An atom is the smallest discrete division of an element that can maintain the properties of that element.The general idea of the atom is ancient. First proposed by the Greek philosopher Democritus in the fifth century BC, the word "atom" originally comes from the...

 

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