By: Rizpah Steverson
The 1970's the nation fell into an economic slump, inflation soared to new levels. President Nixon was impeached. He resigned office on August 9th 1974 being the first president to resign from office. The 1970's was the beginning of the women's movement. The 1970's saw...
By: Thomas Lee
The Long Count calendar used by the Mayan people in pre-Columbian Mesoamerica "turns over" in the year 2012. Some have taken this to mean that the Mayans believed that the world would end on that date. However, there is no evidence that they actually held...
Fuel emissions: The difference between diesel and biodiesel exhaust
By: Effie Moore Salem
Diesel fuel emissions are damaging to the environment, as are other exhaust fumes. Since our environment is being compromised by such exhausts, tests have been done to see which of the two diesel fuels, diesel and bio-diesel, are more harmful. While it is known that...
By: M. J. Joachim
The Predictability of ColorMood rings work with the flow of blood from our bodies. As our blood heats and cools, colors on the ring respond to its temperature. Our bodies adjust the colors of mood rings based on the heat generated from our emotions. Their...
The history of the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and Kennedy Space Center, Florida
By: Keith E. Mcinnis
All The Stars DisappearedAt the age of 9 from the premises of Kennedy Space Center I witnessed the most spectacular non-destructive man made event in history-the launch of a Saturn V at night. As Apollo 17, the last mission to carry men to the moon...
By: Nancy Houser
"I must be patient till the heavens look with an aspect more favourable."~ Shakespeare, The Winter's TaleWhen a person is born, all of the planets in the sky are located in one particular position as they line up-the combinations can be endless and unique...
By: Nancy Houser
"NARCAP Technical Reports and documentation have been used by various "UFO" groups to promote their theories and opinions regarding the existence of "alien spacecraft" and "extraterrestrials". NARCAP does not endorse any of these claims nor does it encourage this use of its material." (www...
By: Ernest Capraro
When learning about atoms, students soon learn about isotopes atoms of the same element that vary only in how many neutrons they have.When learning about elements, the concept of allotropes is similar. Allotropes are different forms of an element that vary only in how...
By: Nancy Houser
"The problem with Einstein's paradox is that it doesn't fold in biology-specifically, space radiation and the biology of aging," says Frank Cucinotta, NASA's chief scientist for radiation studies at the Johnson Space Center.Lots of research has gone into the topic of how the...
By: Larry Mason
Spontaneous combustion has always had some mystical quality about it. How can an object suddenly (or slowly) burst into flames in the absence of any apparent ignition? During the Dark Ages it was associated with witchery or other satanical powers. Persons associated with such a...

 

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