By: Gordon D Easingwood
Specific heat capacity, also known as specific heat is the measure of heat or thermal energy that is required to heat a specific unit quantity of a given substance by a given amount usually one degree. This will tell you how much heat energy is...
How heat travels
By: Gordon D Easingwood
Heat is the most commonly found form of energy found also called thermal energy. There are three ways in which heat travels, these are convection, conduction and radiation. Heat generally transfers itself in the most efficient manner possible. Heat always transfers itself from the hotter...
By: Alison Bowler
For many thousands of years, humans have known and valued the metallic element gold (Au).Too soft for use in making weapons or tools it was for its beauty and rarity that man searched for this metal. Gold’s atomic number of 79 puts the...
The Large Hadron Collider: Greatest physics experiment in the world
By: Dean L. Sinclair
The Large Hadron Collider: Greatest Physics Experiment in the World Introductory summary: This writer takes the view that, although the Hadron Collider is, undoubtedly, the "Greatest Physics Experiment in the World," it may also go down in history as the most expensive, colossal failure...
By: Wayne Leon Learmond
There are two answers to the question of whether or not the human race is ready for contact. The first answer is that in this day and age, when crafts of 'unknown origin' are being seen regularly, there are many people who have come to...
The chemical properties of nitrogen
By: Joshua Horn - 257112
Nitrogen is one of the most common elements and it makes up nearly 80% of the Earth's atmosphere. With its unique set of chemical properties, it is a critical component of life as we understand it. Understanding these chemical properties provides some insight into the...
Element facts: Nitrogen
By: Joshua Horn - 257112
Nitrogen, with the chemical symbol N, is a common element that makes up nearly 80% of the Earth's atmosphere. It has an atomic number of 7, with five electrons in its outer shell. This leaves three unpaired electrons for bonding and reactions. Because of this...
An overview about the chemical element Nitrogen
By: Joshua Horn - 257112
Nitrogen is a nonmetal found throughout our world. It is a common and critical component of living organisms. It's unique properties make it necessary for life, but also as a tool and reactant in industry as well. Below is an overview of its properties and...
By: Joshua Horn - 257112
Nitrogen is a nonmetal found throughout our world. It is common in organisms, especially in proteins, which are rich with amine groups. It is also the most common element of our air, in the form of nitrogen gas. The unique physical and chemical properties of...
A biography: Nikola Tesla
By: Annalyn Andriyenko
Nikola Tesla, is the great "creator" of electricity. He is best known for making marketable use of electricity and even other advances with the use of electricity and electromagnetism, which was a great find at the time and marked a great point in history. Nikola's...

 

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