Best times to view the Leonids meteor shower 2010
By: Daniah Hathaway
Throughout the year there are many meteor showers, some with a very low hourly rate of meteors and others with considerable higher figures. The Leonids is one of the better showers, as its hourly rate of visible meteors is in the region of 40. The...
Scientists propose one-way trips to Mars
By: Anthony Megna
The latest news on the scientific front is the announcement that scientists are proposing one-way trips to Mars for the purpose of colonizing the red planet! Can you believe it? A one-way trip to Mars! The fear of us destroying our home planet, or the...
The specific gravity of helium
By: Cathy Wieder
The Specific Gravity (SG) of Helium is 0.138 at normal temperature and pressure (NTP). Helium is slightly more than 7 times lighter than air, which is why helium filled balloons rise into the atmosphere and float away. -Characteristics of Helium- Helium, which is abbreviated...
Why time travel is impossible
By: Paris Kaye
The very thought of time travel has captivated the human imagination for many centuries. Who among us has not thought of traveling back through time to prevent an epic disaster, or to enhance a memorable event in our lives or to somehow erase a regrettable...
By: Joshua Horn - 257112
Batteries are an electrochemical system that generates an electrical current by taking advantage of the electron movement between different metals submersed in a conductive liquid. This net flow of electrons provides power to electronics. They are critical to our modern, technology driven society. There are...
A physics first: Captured anti-matter particles much longer-lived
By: Terrence Aym
For months speculation has mounted over the gigantic strides forward CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Switzerland might make. Breakthroughs in particle physics have been anticipated by the world's physicists like the eagerness exhibited by small children during the approaching holidays.Christmas has arrived early...
By: Phyllis Logie
Marie Curie, nee Sklodowski, was born in Warsaw, Poland on the 7th November 1867 to parents who were both educators. When Marie was growing up, Poland was in the grips of Russians and German occupation. This in practical terms meant that the ‘Strangers’ as...
By: Brandon Romines
The benefits of deep space exploration are truly astronomical. As the human race continues rapidly growing, we will soon have no choice. Deep space is the next frontier, allowing for both our continued economic and population growth. Resources, as is space, are limited on...
An introduction to inertial guidance
By: Jesse Vorton
Inertial guidance is a form of navigation employed to lead rockets, airplanes, submarines, as well other vehicular bodies. Inertial guidance is unique because it is not dependent on those viewing of the stars, or land, or any radio or radar transmissions. The system called inertial...
By: D. Vogt
One of the most irritating aspects of popular science fiction in movies and television is that the aliens almost always end up looking pretty much like us. There are valid reasons for that on screen - it's a lot cheaper to mess around with some...

 

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