Overview of the half-life of radioactive elements
By: Maffew James
All elements that have an atomic number greater than 82 are radioactive. Some isotopes of smaller elements can also be radioactive, and a lot of radioactive elements have several isotopes, making radioactivity a common phenomena.What is radiation and what makes an element radioactive?Elements...
By: Nick Ford
In 1995 Leonard Susskind a Professor of Theoretical Physics at Stanford University published an unusual paper. He suggested that the entire universe might be a hologram in which people are just seeing a projection of the real thing. His theory is supported by a Dutch...
The difference between AC and DC power
By: Ocean Littlefield
Fundamentally, it is a difference between how the electrical energy moves through the wires of a circuit. Simply said, DC, or Direct Current, moves in one direction through the wires, from point A to point B. On the other hand, AC, or Alternating Current, moves...
What is the next leap in physics?
By: Caleb Haines
Physics is an ever changing world of understanding. One day you may think that the Earth is made up of simple things like stones and water and the next thing you know, objects are really made up of miniscule particles or even infinitely small strings...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
The use of activated charcoal for detoxifying or decontamination of stomach content, in instances of self or accidental poisoning, have been practiced for many decades. It is considered one of the mainstays of decontamination in acute poisoning while many different variations of its use, which...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Charcoal is made up of carbon and ashes produced through drying and removal of volatile residues from animal and vegetation substances. It has been used for many different purposes for centuries and alterations to its constituency and the structure could provide charcoal with properties that...
By: Allen Teal
Anyone who has dealt with heating or cooling has heard the term BTU. Not everyone knows that the initials stand for British Thermal Unit. BTU's are the standard by which most heating and cooling appliances are rated. The actual computation for the number of BTU's...
White House: US not hiding knowledge of UFOs or aliens
By: Terrence Aym
Responding to a petition signed by thousands of Americans requesting the federal government disclose the existence of alien intelligences on Earth, the Obama Administration responded by issuing a terse statement denying any knowledge of the issue.A carefully worded statement crafted by Phil Larson—member...
By: Lucy E. Zahnle
The Big Space Balloon is a near-space environment research and exploration project based on the Isle of Wight, UK, and spearheaded by construction designer Rich Curtis. Curtis designed the balloon and is the life-force of the project. He is joined by consultant engineer, John Ackroyd...
By: Maria C Collins
Britain’s Big Space Balloon is a huge high altitude research balloon, intended to explore the highest areas of the atmosphere. The super pressured balloon will fly up to 130,000 feet, above the Earth, in the stratosphere carrying climate change and earth science experiments...

 

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