By: Christina Pomoni
Backscatter x-ray technology is extensively used for airport security purposes. Originally introduced by Dr. Steven W. Smith in 1992 mostly as commercial devices, backscatter scanners detect radiation that bounces off the surface of the body and create its image with the x-rays. Advanced imaging technology...
By: Tenebris
“Colonel Sandurz: ‘Now’, sir. You’re looking at ‘now’. Everything happening now is happening ‘now’.“Dark Helmet: What happened to ‘then’?“Colonel Sandurz: We passed ‘then’.“Dark Helmet: When!?“Colonel Sandurz: Just now. We’re...
Insight into alien abductions
By: Lorraine Carter
They live in a little white cottage, on the corner of a quiet street, in a rural town of less than 5000 people. Everyone knows them by sight or name and yes this is a friendly mid-west country town. They keep to themselves a lot...
Why the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) may not be a good idea
By: Wayne Myers
If, against all odds, the acronymical SETI Program had produced any tangible results beyond the ungodly amount of dollars squandered in the pursuit of something ridiculously intangible, if intelligent life had been discovered "out there" and contact had been initiated would we, the human race...
By: Lenna Gonya
There are two main classifications of fireworks, consumer fireworks that are less powerful, and are used by the average 4th of July party host at their annual backyard barbecue, and display fireworks. These are the heavy duty, extremely volatile variety that should only be used...
By: Nish Laverz
How Does the Theory of Relativity Apply to Plane Travel? In his General Theory of Relativity, Einstein treats space and time as one four-dimensional object. He called this space time. In his theory he states that time is not absolute and flows differently for different...
Is reincarnation scientifically possible?
By: Wayne Myers
Hidden within man's religions, hidden within his poetry, his science and his philosophies, hidden within the very marrow of his bones is a deep and abiding fear of death. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the case of reincarnation, a concept founded upon a...
Extra solar entities
By: D. Vogt
Extrasolar entities are, by definition, biological (or possibly artificial) beings originating from outside of our own solar system. To date, no such extrasolar entities have ever been identified or made known to us in a verifiable and scientifically accepted way. However, there is both a...
The chemistry of fireworks
By: Clarence Robert
All the great colors that fireworks poses would make it seem simple to achieve but it is actually very complex. The colored points of light emitted when fireworks explode require an oxygen producer, fuel, color producer, and a binder to keep everything in its place...
Could time travel be possible in the future
By: T.S. Garp
Time Machine Possibly the ultimate journey of all time would be not to travel to the stars or to another planet or even under the great depths of the ocean but rather through time itself. Time travelers could explore all of history, past, present, and...

 

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