By: Ernest Capraro
Newton's three laws of motion do an excellent job of describing the world we experience daily. Many people learn to quote the laws in school, but never really grasp what they mean. If you find yourself in that position, here's your chance to come to...
By: Ernest Capraro
Perhaps the similarity in names is to blame for all the confusion. Both do begin with "trans-" after all. And both transparent and translucent objects allow light to pass through them, which is the reason for "trans-" in their names. The difference arises in how...
By: Manusia Biasa
Defining thermodynamicsNOTHING can be more important than the development of thermodynamics during the Industrial Revolution in the late 18th and early 19th centuries in Europe, at least, from a scientist's point view. From James Watt to Carnot, from Eric B. Davidson and Felice Matteucci to...
By: Rex Coker
Time travel is not only possible but has been successful to a degree. National security abandoned it for obvious reasons, time travel was extremely dangerous and with it being so technical was stopped until a better understanding of procedures could take place. The book "Philadelphia...
By: Bryan Belrad
OUT WITH THE OLD...What is time? When you take away all the arbitrary demarcations of hours, minutes, seconds, years, it becomes clear that time is really just a rate of change. It is the difference between an electron being on the right side of...
By: Gary C. Gibson
If extra dimensions of space and time exist and are discovered as a result of investigation of super-string and M-Theory then it is also possible that human consciousness may one day be trained perhaps with technical assistance to perceive the extra dimensions of space and...
By: Nick Reese
The definition of dark energy is a puzzle. Some claim to know what it is, some claim to know what it is not and some claim to know what it does or does not do. Defining dark energy is really an exercise in futility. Dark...
By: Hoc Trinh
When a nucleus undergoes nuclear fission, the nucleus splits into two smaller nuclei, and two or three neutrons are ejected. An incredible amount of energy is released in the form of heat and gamma radiation. The radiation comes from the two new atoms; they are...
By: Hoc Trinh
Nuclear fusion is the process of two nuclei joining together to form a heavier nucleus. It is accompanied by the release or absorption of energy. The fusion of Deuterium and tritirium to produce helium is the reaction that is constantly going on in the sun...
By: Ernest Capraro
Depending on who you ask, there are somewhere between three and seven simple machines. Since the title of this article is for five, here's the traditional five machine list:(1) Lever(2) Inclined plane(3) Wheel and axle(4) Wedge (not always counted)(5) Screw (not always counted)If you're wondering...

 

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