By: Bruce Tyson
Pushing the envelope of technology, the Solar Impulse plane completed an all-night flight as the aircraft paves the way for the first around the world solar powered flight. Still in its infancy, solar powered transportation represents one of the most revolutionary concepts in the world...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Nanotechnology is commonly viewed as the technology of the tiniest machines possible. At the size of an atom, with the diameters of about 100 molecules, that is awfully small! But nano assemblies also involve rearranging matter to create new properties through the methods of quantum...
How a solar powered plane works
By: A.W. Berry
Solar powered planes have been works in progress since the 1970's. Since then, several prototypes and experimental planes have successfully flown using solar power. NASA has created several solar planes including Pathfinder, Centurion and Helios planes dating back to the early 1980's.(1) As solar...
By: Lea Miller
You’ve looked all over the house and you can’t find a battery for your alarm clock. Did you know you can make a battery from a lemon or two? To make this battery you will need: a simple clock that runs on one...
Ufos Unidentified Flying Objects Fact or Fiction
By: Lenna Gonya
For thousands of years, mankind has been looking at the sky. It is awe inspiring, mysterious, beautiful and full of the unexplained. UFOs are technically, Unidentified Flying Objects, and there have been a lot of things in the history of the world that fit that...
Basics of paranormal investigation
By: Sam Little
12 hours of video and audio, hundreds of still images, countless cassettes full of EVP work and you find.... Nothing! What a discouraging thing to happen. Take it from me, after over 10 years in the field this situation is going to happen again and...
Scientists plan to launch Titanic expedition and create 3D map
By: Leigh Goessl
A team of scientists are planning a voyage to visit the Titanic wreck site to assess the deteriorating condition of the famous luxury liner and preserve the legacy of Titanic. As a part of the mission, the team plans to develop a three-dimensional map that...
What makes a great science festival
By: Zachary Root
Science can be considered a "touchy subject" for many reasons. The most common reasons why usually ties in with the relationship between Science & Religion as well as a general lack of interest among the youth. So if one were to host a science festival...
Biography: Homi J. Bhabha, nuclear scientist
By: D. Vogt
Homi J. Bhabha (1909-1966) was an Indian nuclear scientist who played an important role in India's early nuclear power program. (Note that there is another Indian academic named Homi K. Bhabha, who is an accomplished and still-living Harvard literary theorist.) Bhabha was born in...
What is clear air turbulence?
By: Janet Farricelli CPDT-KA
Clear blue, cloudless skies do not always translate into pleasurably smooth airplane rides that will lull passengers to sleep. If your airplane is cruising over 15,000 feet you may still be susceptible to CAT, an acronym which stands for Clear Air Turbulence. If this...

 

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