Astronomers now predict killer asteroid will hit Earth in 2036
By: W. H. Lindgren
According to "Ria Novosti" in a Jan. 26, 2011 story, Russian astronomers have predicted that an asteroid may impact Earth on Friday, April 13, 2036. But first, the asteroid named "Apophis" will transit within 37,000 to 38,000 kilometers (about 23,000 miles) on...
By: Melody Elizabeth
Janus: A Half Moon of Saturn Two Astronomers, One Discovery In the winter of 1966, two separate Astronomers discovered two halves of an ancient moon that had once been whole but were now circling Saturn in a practically identical orbit. Within days of each other...
By: Shawn Wells
The planet Saturn has over sixty moons making orbit around the gas giant. Even considering that Saturn is ten times the size of Earth, and has a mass 95 times that of our little blue planet, sixty moons is a staggering number. Saturn’s moons...
By: Asra Arshad
Water is the most essential compound in the world. The earth contains a total of 75% water, whereas the other 25% is land, desert or anything other than water. Water is mostly responsible for all life forms that are found on planet Earth. Humans, animals...
New superglass is stronger, tougher than steel
By: Bruce Tyson
Broken iPhones, windows, and dinnerware may soon become extinct now that a new super-glass has been created. By combining five different elements, scientists have come up with a new type of glass which is said to be stronger than steel. Formulated to bend rather than...
Chemistry projects: Creating carbon dioxide using sugar and yeast
By: michael88
Yeast or Saccharomyces Cerevisiae is a microorganism that converts the household sugar into Ethanol and Carbon-dioxide. Ethanol in the whole world is made by this method. Here’s how to perform this reaction: You will need: 1) A plastic bottle with air-tight cap. Preferably a...
Are Ufos Real
By: Betty Johnson
To me, this is a foolish question and I have to stop and remind myself that some still believe that UFOs are a hoax. I find it strange, that if one witnesses a murder, their word is construed as 'proof'. If five more witnesses are...
Factors that influence rate of chemical reaction
By: michael88
Here are the main factors that affect the rate of reaction: Temperature: The higher the temperature, the more will particles move and the faster will be the reaction. This is because all the heat energy given to reactants turn to kinetic energy in them; the...
The space shuttle Challenger disaster
By: James Boyd
The Challenger It is the 25th anniversary of the space shuttle Challenger catastrophe. I heard about it on the radio when it happened, and went home and watched it on television. It was not just an accident. Space travel is inherently dangerous. What might be...
By: Terrence Aym
Materials scientists working on a collaborative project between the California Institute of Technology and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have managed to produce an incredible breakthrough: a new type of metallic glass.What's even more amazing is the new...

 

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