New Pentagon hypersonic Blackswift jet checkmates Russia, China
By: W. H. Lindgren
The "new" Pentagon hypersonic Blackswift jet may have checkmated Russia and China perhaps in 2008 when the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the US Air Force were still actively working on this project. As it turned out back then, Sec. of Defense Bill...
Scientists build the world's first anti-laser
By: Kenneth Andrews
A team of physicists working at Yale University have developed the world's first anti-laser, a device which can completely absorb and cancel out a laser beam fired at it, according to a report from the BBC. Although the thoughts of every science-fiction fan must instantly...
By: Terrence Aym
A seven-year old Serbian boy not only has a magnetic personality, he attracts metal objects to him…magnetically.The good-natured boy named Bogdan has gained fame throughout the world for his amazing ability to attract a variety of objects to his body: spoons, knives, forks&hellip...
By: John Atchison
The cheetah has always been considered one of the world's most elegant creatures, but also among its deadliest. It runs with such speed and grace that you would never realize that at the end of one of its sprints, it was closing in on another...
Why time travel is impossible
By: John Traveler
The notion humans could escape the bounds of time, traveling unimpeded by the known laws of physics to future and past, first evolved in the mind of author H.G. Wells in the last decade of the 19th century. That H.G. Wells is acclaimed...
By: Daniel Cloud
There is a fundamental relationship between mass and weight. The fundamental property of any object is mass, which is a numerical measure of its inertia. This is a fundamental measure of the matter in an object. The definitions of mass often appear to be circular...
By: Joshua Horn - 257112
When thinking of the effects of heat on aerosol cans and inflated tires, it is clear that pressure and temperature are somehow related. This relationship is fairly straightforward and is most well-known, in its simplest form, as Gay-Lussac's Law. This simple formulation makes intuitive sense...
By: Ernest Capraro
For any wave, the speed or velocity (v) at which the wave travels is the product of the wavelength (λ) and frequency (f) of the wave. This is true for light waves, sound waves, seismic waves, or even waves made by shaking a clothesline...
By: Joshua Horn - 257112
In 1662, following research to understand the properties of air, Robert Boyle published some work that challenged the alchemical views of the the time period. Instead of seeing air as one of four mysterious "elements", he saw it as a physical entity with knowable properties...
By: Daniel Cloud
The link between photosynthesis and cellular respiration is an inverse relationship, both are opposites of each other. Photosynthesis is the process by which carbon dioxide is converted into organic compounds from sunlight. The most frequent compound is sugar. Photosynthesis occurs in plants, algae, and some...

 

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