By: Jennifer Watson - 582581
Archimedes was a Greek scientist, mathematician and engineer. He lived in Syracuse, an ancient Greek city-state. Archimedes was born around 287 BC. He died in 212 BC at the age of 75. It is believed by some that Archimedes was killed by a Roman soldier...
By: Elton Gahr
Lasers are often thought of as either toys or science fiction, but the laser is actually a very important tool for scientists, and increasingly important in everyday life and industry. This history from the theoretical foundations created in 1917 to its common use in modern...
By: Terrence Aym
Laser beams normally cut, burn and push, but by fine tuning a laser, researchers have found a way to create a real tractor beam. For years scientists have known that light pushes. Planetariums and gadget stores have sold small glass globes with vanes painted black...
By: Nigel Holmes
From bar code readers to DVD players, lasers are all around us. In fact they have become such an indispensable part of twenty-first century life it’s hard to believe the laser was once described as “a solution in search of a problem.&rdquo...
By: Cameron Crawford
In the 20th century, the invention of the airplane forever changed the way people moved from place to place across the world. Offering a fast, convenient mode of transportation opened up commerce and travel on a scale previously undreamt of. But with the high cost...
Could time travel be possible in the future
By: Russell Adams - 571341
Is time travel possible? The answer to this question is undoubtedly and unequivocally, yes! In short the truth is that time travel is not only possible but it has been done before, on numerous occasions; you've actually experienced it at some point in your life...
By: Omar Salvador
Ionizing and Non-ionizing Radiation: Their Difference and Possible Health Consequences Radiation is a type of energy that is everywhere anytime. It can be in the form of waves or particles and may come from sources that are either natural or man-made. Radiation is further classified...
By: Tim Harry
The search for the Higgs Boson Particle, or “God’s Particle”, is something which hits the news headlines every few years. Strangely though, in a world where the media normally focuses on celebrities and the un-newsworthy, the search for the Higgs boson relates to...
Exploring the possibility of parallel universes
By: Christyl Rivers
Is there one or more parallel universes? There are many ways to measure that which is almost beyond measure. Here are a few. If there is just one parallel universe one could measure light, energy, waves, particles, motion, distance and more. Another theory put forth...
Why finding the Higgs Particle is so important
By: Lawrence George
Most of the science that gets reported in the media is directly to do with life: genetic engineering and the science of preventing illness and disease; GM crops and the science of improving food supplies; climate change and the challenge of preventing extinctions and disasters...

 

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