By: SEG
While twenty first century Quantum mechanics is highly abstract and counter-intuitive it’s not that difficult to glean a fundamental understanding of this branch of modern physics by following its history. If we alter our usual ways of thinking that is because our adaptive thinking...
By: Terrence Aym
Recently the US media created a hoopla and hand-wringing with the revelation that Russia had a new-generation fighter jet, the MIG-29, China's new J-20 stealth plane could fly circles around the Lockheed F-117a.Well the Russians and Chinese better wipe the smug looks off their...
Science and the law of entropy
By: Kenneth Andrews
The law of entropy, or the second law of thermodynamics, holds that in a closed system, entropy always increases (or remains constant, but increases in the end). The first law of thermodynamics runs that energy can be neither created nor destroyed, merely transformed from one...
By: Dean Traylor
A Russian scientist who was quoted in a news article claiming to have predicted the exact date an asteroid will impact Earth is now stating that he was misquoted by the news organization that filed the story. The story titled “Russian astronomers predict Apophis-Earth...
By: Terrence Aym
Edwards Air Force Base, California: The US Air Force has nothing on the US Navy. While it's true the USAF has top guns slipping their superstealth aircraft through layers of enemy radar—snapping photos from 100,000 feet of the enemy enjoying an afternoon tea&mdash...
By: Kyriakos Anastasiadis
The Apollo program led to the greatest achievement of mankind to date. To visit another world and return back safely home. It was an unprecedented endeavor that besides its historical significance offered great technological innovations, inspiration, and vision. Most of all, the program proved that...
By: Eileen Eva
An inductor comprises a coil of conductive wire, such as copper, that produces a magnetic field which supports the normal flow of current. The wire is wound onto a material referred to as the core - both should be conductive to allow the free flow...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The US military has officially reached the future. In an amazing revelation, Marine Corps Lt. Col. Dave Thompson, project manager for the joint project office for robotics systems discussed the "insatiable" demand for robotic everything, from flying vehicles to terrain eating walkers. Now, robots comprise...
By: Bruce Tyson
Robots are the new face of warfare according to reports stating that 2% of soldiers deployed in Afghanistan are non-human. Wired Magazine cites those reports, suggesting that the armed forces of the future are among us now. The war of the groundbots So-called groundbots first...
By: John E. Patterson
Inductors form the cornerstone of our technological world. From the generation and transmission of electrical power in the United States to the design and manufacture of virtually every electronic device in wide use today, inductors are a key component What is an inductor? A simple...

 

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