What is taurine?
By: Lisa Carey
You may recognize the word 'taurine' from seeing it on the label of many different types of energy drink cans such as RedBull or Monster, but what is taurine and what does it do for your body? First, contrary to urban legend, taurine is not...
Is Time Real or Relative
By: John Traveler
Time, in terms of the greater universal cosmic reality, is unequivocally real. It it were not so, there would be no greater universal cosmic reality, nor a quantum reality which within its bazaar realm might represent the quintessential component of that reality. As Albert Einstein...
By: Kenneth Andrews
Graphene is the modern Flubber - an atom-thick carbon film originally created by lifting layers from a chunk of graphite (the material which makes up pencil leads) with sticky tape. Graphene is strong, light, flexible and a superconductor. Graphene has already been used to produce...
By: Kenneth Andrews
Earth's Moon has captivated astronomers, artists and poets for thousands of years. The Earth's single natural satellite has enormous symbolic history for humanity which is well documented. What is less well known is the history of the Moon itself. Now, according to NASA, the lunar...
An explanation of Newton's three laws of motion
By: Mansoor Alam
Isaac Newton is considered as the finest brain in science the world has ever produced. His discovery in science (then called natural Philosophy) is called Classical Mechanics (or more accurately Newtonian Mechanics). He gave three fundamental laws in Mechanics , called Newton's Laws of Motion. These...
Murky exoplanet 'could host life'
By: Kenneth Andrews
We are almost certainly not alone in the Universe. This is one exciting implication behind research into a 'murky' exoplanet orbiting a red dwarf star just 20 light years away from our solar system, which, it is generally agreed, could conceivably host life. Gilese 581d...
Tips for buying model rocket kits
By: Jack Merridew
Look at the streaming vapor following a jet; look closely at the lifting of an unbelievably heavy space shuttle and imagine what science creates these spectacles: rocketry. For some of us, model rocket kits are the closest we'll come to space, a sometimes one-thousand-foot or...
By: Bruce Tyson
An explosion that happened about 7.5 billion years ago was witnessed by a NASA satellite, marking the most distant explosion ever to be seen. Occurring over more than half the distance of the entire known universe, the gamma ray explosion was of the type...
By: Terrence Aym
Scientists have discovered how to decode human brainwaves and intelligence agencies are rubbing their hands.In possibly the greatest potential breakthrough for spy agencies, mind-reading machines are about to become a reality. According to research published in the online journal Public Library of Science Biology...
By: Patrick Boniface
“Remember, remember the 5th of November, gunpowder, treason, and plot. I see no reason why gunpowder treason Will ever be forgot”. Only the English would celebrate a complete and utter failure in such style and with such passion as we do Guy Fawkes Night...

 

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