By: Keith Hamburger
When you try to slide a heavy object across your floor and have difficulty, you talk of friction. Or, you might be getting ready to paint and have to sand something smooth. You speak of friction making the sandpaper and the surface you're smoothing warm...
By: Keith Hamburger
It's a beautiful day and you're outside enjoying the warm sunshine. A few minutes later a cloud moves over the sun and you feel a chill. After the cloud moves on you once again feel warm.It's obvious that the sun transfers energy when you...
By: Jarred James Breaux
This theory proposes that it is possible that the Terran Solar System is older than the center of the universe. Applying the idea of a universe that expanded to what it is now from the Big Bang Theory and the idea that time moves more...
By: Brian Wernick
Particle accelerators (PA's) are used in many countries, which are trying to learn about and possibly discover particles, whether it is where they originated, or to just try to recreate natural phenomenon's such as a black hole. The most recent one, which is also getting...
By: Dave Jackson
35 years before I became an aircraft mechanic, I asked myself this same question. My friends and I finally decided that some serious magic is involved. Today, watching a 747 rise off the runway is still a magical sight. Physics provides a more accurate explanation...
By: Francis Jock
Applied electronics is a term that requires a bit of definition before delving into the theoretical side of electronic theory. Generally, the term refers to the physical phenomena involved in electronic conduction or current flow. It also refers to various ways in which these phenomena...
By: Eve Redstone
Daniel Bernoulli, a Swiss scientist working in the eighteenth century, described the phenomenon of a fluid exerting less pressure as it moves more quickly. He published his findings in "Hydrodynamica" in 1738, but not in a very clear form. His friend, the German mathematician Euler...
By: Wayne K. Wilkins
The principle of lift is a mathematical equation theory which was explored and explained by the 18th century Swiss-born mathematician and inventor, Daniel Bernoulli. "Bernoulli's Principle" was a discovery that changed the very foundations of travel and aircraft research when he discovered the equation which...
By: Dawn R. Cole
Daniel Bernoulli was born in Groningen, the Netherlands, in 1700 and died in Basel, Switzerland in 1782. He is remembered for his mathematical work in fluid mechanics, as well as his contributions in the fields of probability and statistics.Besides his other notable achievements, he...
By: Keith Hamburger
Fission and fusion are each atomic nuclear reactions but they are very different from one another. Atomic means they involve individual atoms while nuclear means that the reaction is in the nucleus of the atoms. Reaction means that an interaction takes place that causes a...

 

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