How was the existence of antimatter proved?
By: Zain Arif
The very first proof for the existence of antimatter came in the 1920s through the work of British physicist Paul Dirac. In his attempts to make Einstein’s special relativity principle agree with the rules of quantum mechanics – a mathematical system that pertains to...
Force: Concept explained
By: Chandra Wijaya
A man was driving a car in a street. He pushed the brake right in front of his house. Turned off the machine and pulled the hand brake. He then opened the car door, took his bag and got down. He slammed the car's door...
The effect of pressure in Bernoullis theory
By: James Bowles - 448482
I. INTRODUCTION: If some families were to be stranded on a desolate Pacific isle and wanted to survive and foster the beginnings of a civilization, the best hope would be if they had with them the works of Sir Isaac Newton (the laws of motion...
How scientists have achieved teleportation
By: Nicholas Ward
With quantum physics at the forefront of the next generation of technological advancements, we move closer to an age of star trek philosophies and the world as we know it may be changed so drastically that it can only be related to a science fiction...
Book reviews: The Web of Life, A New Scientific Understanding of Living Systems, by Fritjof Capra
By: Youngbear Roth
TITLE: The Web of Lifeby Fritjof CapraISBN: 0385-47675-2ISBN 13: 978-0385-47675-1Publisher: Doubleday "Molecular biologists have discovered the fundamental building blocks of life, but this has not helped them to understand the vital integrative actions of living organisms."-Fritjof Capra, 'The Web of Life: A New Scientific...
By: Terrence Aym
"Beam me up, Scotty?" Well, not quite yet. But scientists in China have taken a major step towards the Star Trek transporter.The first breakthrough using what's known as 'entanglement' came last decade when scientists achieved teleportation of sorts with individual photons of light...
Principles of flight: Drag, lift, thrust and weight
By: Jeff Ragan
On December 14, 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright invented the delayed flight, when Wilbur’s first attempt crashed. It was three days later and at 10:35 am on the day of the 17th, the brothers completed four successful flights. The Wright brothers had overcome the...
By: Alexius Tan
Slightly over a century that electricity became a commercial commodity, with the primary use to light up the streets. Today, there are so many ways we can use electricity and the number is still increasing. As there are more ways to use this source of...
By: Mister Maths
Srinivasa Ramanujan was one of India's greatest mathematical geniuses. He made substantial contributions to the analytical theory of numbers and worked on elliptic functions, continued fractions, and infinite series.When he was nearly five years old, Ramanujan entered the primary school in Kumbakonam although he...
How to look inside a proton
By: Andrew J. Bennieston
The proton, one of the particles which make up the nuclei of atoms, is thought to be composed of three smaller particles called quarks. In order to observe the structure of the proton, and verify this theory, scientists must use novel techniques to probe the...

 

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