By: D. Vogt
Since the dawn of science, there have been a wide variety of naturalistic theories proposed to explain how the universe began. These stand in addition to earlier creationist, religious, and mythological accounts of the origins of the universe and of humanity. Today, the most influential...
The contributions of Millikan to electricity theory
By: Nick Ford
Robert Andrews Millikan (22 March 1868 – 19 December 1953) was a high profile American experimental physicist. He was a Professor of Physics in Chicago then moved to Caltech. At Caltech he served as president from 1921 to 1945. His contributions to physics derive from...
What is the technological singularity?
By: Joanna Fletcher
The technological singularity is a theoretical future moment when humans and electronics will merge to create an entirely new entity or species. Although this sounds a little crazy at first, it could happen incredibly quickly, perhaps within a few decades. Technology is already an integral...
What is Darwinism?
By: A. Connelly
Best known as author of the 1859 scientific text "On the Origin of Species (by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life)", Charles Darwin has become a controversial fixture in discussion and debate regarding biological theory. His...
By: Zachary Ebie
This is probably one of the most biased, opinionated and/or extrapolated about in countless books, summaries and etc, ever since that Kurzweil fellow had a hand in bringing the term into more mainstream conversation or making it up to suite what he believes. Personally I...
By: John Nantz
What is darwinism? Perhaps, the best place to start is with the man. Charles Robert Darwin, was born 12 February 1809 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England; and died 19 April 1882, his mortal remains interred at Westminster Abbey. Darwin has been categorized as an English naturalist...
All about stellar distances
By: D. Vogt
Beyond Earth orbit, the units of measurement we use on the surface of our planet rapidly become quite inadequate to deal with the vast distances of stellar and interstellar space. Our nearest planetary neighbour, Mars, is "just" 50 million miles away - the equivalent of...
What is Darwinism?
By: Christyl Rivers
Charles Darwin recently was celebrated upon his 200th birthday, along with Abraham Lincoln. Born on the same fateful day, two men changed history. The changes Darwin wrought remain more controversial. No where are people more riled up than in the United States, where protests still...
By: Mary Finn
“Darwinism” is a pejorative reference to a theory more properly known as The Theory of Evolution or Natural Selection. First developed by Charles Darwin a few years before the American Civil War, the theory states that in any given population of living organisms natural...
By: Jamie Turner
Mesoamerica’s central location allowed it to benefit from technologies developed within both South and North America. Metalworking in South America dates back to at least 1936 BC and appears to have been created for ornamental purposes. While indigenous tribes in South America were making...

 

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