Facts about the rings of Saturn
By: Alianess Benny Njuguna
The sixth planet from the Sun in our solar system, Saturn is a planet that has both fascinated and left scientists speechless, with more questions raised than the answers so far known about it. It is a planet that is surrounded in mystery. The planet...
By: Nick Ford
An asteroid is a small Solar System body that is in orbit around the sun. Unlike comets, which are made of ice and generate a “tail” from evaporating material, the asteroids are made of rock, metal or organic materials with a smattering of water...
By: Fate Tertium
For many years, diesel has been overshadowed by petroleum as the dominant vehicle fuel. Despite having a higher energy density than gasoline (engines that run on diesel are nearly 30% more efficient than gasoline based engines), the pollutants released by diesel, which include several known...
How aluminum is produced industrially
By: Charles Perera
Aluminium is highly reactive and does not occur in the free state. However, it is widely distributed and it is the third metal in abundance on earth after Oxygen and Silicon. Aluminium exists primarily as Alumino-Silicates (i.e. as Felspar, NaAlSi3O8, or KAlSi3O8, or CaAl2Si2O8)...
By: Christy Rose
Epsom salts have many uses. They can be used to help swelling go down when the swollen place is soaked with Epsom salts and water. They can be used to help your garden grow better by adding nutrients to the soil. They can also be...
Characteristics of the Hunter's Moon
By: Nick Ford
The Hunter’s Moon is an autumn moon . It is the first full moon after the Harvest Moon. The Harvest Moon is the full moon nearest to the autumnal equinox. As the autumnal equinox falls either the 22nd or 23rd of September the Hunter’s...
Facts about Io, moon of Jupiter
By: Nick Ford
Io is the innermost of the four Galilean moons of Jupiter. Io is 3642 kilometres in diameter and is the most geologically active place in the Solar System. Io experiences massive tidal forces from Jupiter and the large moons, Ganymede, Europa, and Callisto. There are...
Reach for the Stars Space Travel
By: Nick Ford
The human race is unlikely to ever reach the stars. The technical challenges are too great, the political will too weak, and the economic need too small to contemplate such a venture. Reaching for the stars is for romantic not realists. First take a hard...
By: Can Tran
At any fireworks show, you will notice the different colors of fireworks. To any curious person, you are wondering how the fireworks get their different colors. When making the explosive powder for the fireworks, it is similar to mixing gunpowder and/or medicine. By mixing in...
By: Dr. Bryan Katz
One topic in chemistry that many students find challenging is the relationship between acids, bases, and the pH scale. For the purposes of this article, the Arrhenius definition of acids and bases will apply. According to this definition, acids are any substance that gives off...

 

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