By: Dr. Bryan Katz
All nuclear reactors in existence today are powered by the heat generated by the fission of uranium atoms. Here is the concept in a nutshell: Fuel rods containing enriched uranium (U-235) give off tremendous amounts of heat as the uranium atoms are bombarded with neutrons...
By: Derotha Ann Reynolds
How a nuclear energy plant works isn’t all that different from how a coal plant works. Both technology types heat water, which turns into steam, which provides the power to turn a turbine generator, which produces electricity. According to the website, "How Stuff Works...
By: Gioia Degenaars
The definition of an organic compound is, in its most simple form, a compound that contains carbon. Organic compounds share similar traits. The most common of these traits is a carbon back bone or ring structure. This creates the main structure of the compound with...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The Atlantis space shuttle left the Earth on July 8, 2011 at 11:29 am. Those who watched from the viewing areas experienced the joy of witnessing as the shuttle went through a perfect launch, then rose through the atmosphere until it disappeared from sight. After...
The best evidence that UFOs exist
By: Christyl Rivers
The best evidence that UFOs exist is that we all have seen them. UFO stands for unidentified flying object, by that simple definition, if a stapler whizzed past your head in an office scuffle, and you did not have time to see exactly what make...
By: Benjamin Tan
There are three major sources of salt, two originating from saltwater, which are evaporation and desalination, the odd one out's source being a mine that produces table and rock salt. In the 1800s, a high quality salt was produced from water commercially simply by boiling...
How to make hot ice
By: M. L. Kiser
Hot ice is made from sodium acetate. You can buy hot ice or it is easily made from baking soda and vinegar. Hot ice is used in many textile industries, as an agent in synthetic rubber production, in the food industry as a food enhancer...
By: Blaise Pascal
Though they may not always be seen, heat exchangers are present in a variety of different devices, machines, appliances, industrial processes, power plants, engines or vehicles. They are present primarily to salvage heat from wasted gases and increase energy efficiency. Though many different types of...
By: Myke Hawkeye
Hot Ice is a substance which has the appearance of frozen water but instead of being cold, produces heat. The substance is commonly found in reusable heat pads for muscular pain but it can be used more creative purposes such as sculpting. It produces heat...
By: Alisha Turman
Friction is encountered every moment of every day. Friction can be defined as “the force that opposes motion”. It affects the lives of everyone in incredible ways. Examples of friction’s life-changing qualities can be found everywhere. Imagine if the ability to stop motion...

 

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