By: Joe DeShon
Even though Mercury is one of our closest celestial neighbors, we know less about it than most other planets. It has inspired legends and mysteries through the ages and is only recently beginning to yield its secrets. Let's look at this strange little world.The...
By: Peggy Barnett
Tunguska As the anniversary of one hundred years approaches, a re-examination of the events of 1908 in the Tunguska region of Siberia may once again raise questions as to what occurred there in June of that year. Many explanations have been offered, but no definitive...
By: Slavica Homoki
Are There Aliens On Our WorldThe initial answer to that question is either yes or no. For the no crowd when asked the above, in majority of instances their negative response is immediately followed by statements such as " well now that I think of...
By: Johnny Flucker
There are many research groups, scientists, and schools, which receive untold millions of dollars each year from the federal government, in order to continue with their pursuit of whatever truth is eluding them. Some of them receive twenty million dollars a year to research things...
By: Yamuna Baral
Phonons are produced by atomic vibrations and propagate through the media at the velocity of sound (At least acoustic one). They can also be produced by interaction of a material with particles or fields. For example, when an electron is moving in a medium, it...
By: Tula Paudel
Gigahertz is the unit of a frequency. Frequency is the number of complete cycle per unit time. Imagine you are going around something, lets say a pole, and you take 2 seconds to make complete cycle around it, ie you go 1/2 round in per...
By: Stephen H
Nothing has captured the popular imagination like time travel. For years, authors such as H G Wells and Stephen Baxter have written novels of adventures in time, perhaps the Time Machine being the most well known. Since movies began, science fiction has featured heavily in...
By: Thomas Dickinson
When a sun dies after all the hydrogen in the inner core has been burnt out it turns into a red giant.To explain this phenomenon I will go back to the last hours of the sun before it becomes a red giant.The sun...
By: Lane Lundeby
IntroductionSolid-state 13C NMR characterization of soil and sediment samples is difficult for several reasons. Molecules in the solid state are "frozen" in a variety of different physical conformations. Since NMR gives information on the chemical environment of an atom, slightly different ordering of the molecules...
By: Robert Williscroft
In all the episodes of the original "Star Trek" series, not once did Captain Kirk actually use the words: "Beam me up, Scotty!" It might be interesting to examine not only why he never said this, but also why he never could have said...

 

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