How airplanes fly
By: John Traveler
For millions of years humans have watched winged creatures soar high in the air above, and as many have themselves dreamed of one day escaping the bond of gravity to match this alluring aerial feat. Many with dubious fascination, binding feathers to their appendages, have...
Black Holes and Colliders
By: Doug Wolinsky
In Geneva the CERN LHC is open for business. LHC standing for Large Hadron Collider and no, unfortunately it is not the world's newest and largest bumper car park. It is a 27km ring of underground magnets designed to fire proton's at each other at...
By: John Cowley
The writer is of the opinion that time travel, as envisaged in the old movie "Time Machine' or in the ever popular "Dr Who" series on television, is not possible. Science excludes the possibility of time travel for two reasons: the first of which has...
Is there a correct interpretation of quantum mechanics?
By: Rodney Bartlett
AN INTERPRETATION OF QUANTUM MECHANICS THAT ANSWERS THE QUESTION "WHAT ARE MAGNETISM, GRAVITY, LIFE AND CONSCIOUSNESS?"After reading Bruno Maddox's article "Blinded by Science" in the May 2008 issue of the science magazine "Discover", I just can't resist writing down some ideas that flow on...
Is Time Real or Relative
By: Edgar Solorio
Is time real or relative, in my strongest opinion and judgement on this question, I truly believe time is relative. It is purely made up to organize what we perceive time to be into units all of us can understand and use. For example a...
Bernoulli's principle of lift
By: Cassie Escriture
Birds use it. Bees use it. Boeing 747s use it. First devised by Daniel Bernoulli in 1732, the Bernoulli Principle would not be applied to flight for centuries, though it would become integral to understanding the force of lift and how things fly. Bernoulli, a...
Biography: Albert Einstein
By: Samrat Man Singh
Albert Einstein is a renowned name not only among physicists and scientists but to the whole world. He was and is known as a genius.Einstein was a simple man. He was born on Friday March 14, 1879. In school days, his teachers and friends...
Does the Large Hadron Collider have the Potential to Destroy Earth
By: Edgar Craven
Let's try to answer this in plain and simple fashions. The above question, "does LHC have the potentiality to destroy earth?" - I can only assume that this question is posted in a direct line of thought that was really based as: "Can LHC...
Understanding pink noise
By: Dhanis Andyanto
What is noise ? The simple meaning, noise is unwanted sound. Let's talk about noise in electrical meaning. The term noise stems from the perception a person has when electrical jitter effects in the audio frequency range are amplified sufficiently and then are passed to a...
Large Hadron Collider
By: JoAnne Windsinger
On September 10, 2008 a full-scale test of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), sent two beams of subatomic particles called hadrons crashing against each other from opposite directions. Within 24 hours an unprecedented four major earthquakes struck around the world affecting Japan, Indonesia, Iran, and...

 

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