By: Ramona Taylor
On December 10, 2010, on the anniversary of Alfred Nobel’s death, the 109th Nobel Prize Awards Ceremonies will take place in Stockholm, Sweden and Oslo Norway. As the continuing legacy of its benefactor, the prizes that are a mix of pomp and intellectuality will...
By: Ramona Taylor
On December 10, 2010, the 109th Nobel Prize Award ceremony will take place in Stolkholm, Sweden and Oslo, Norway. As the world watches, the most notable men and women in the areas of Chemistry, Physics, Medicine/Physiology, Economics and Literature will receive the most prestigious honor...
By: Sam E. Jones
For many years, science fiction writers, and actual scientists alike have wondered whether it might be possible to make an elevator that would reach all the way to outer space, thus eliminating the need for rockets and the inherent danger they possess. Strange as it...
By: James Carbaugh
Ultrasonic testing in stainless steel manufacturing Ultrasonic evaluation is one form of non-destructive testing. It is based on how pulsed sound waves pass through different materials at different velocities. In other words, if a sound wave is passed through a piece of steel at...
Pondering space and time
By: Mike Lockier
The death of the universe.The bright signatures of billions of distant galaxies have long since disappeared. Those that remain visible are spinning perpendicular to us and appear as angry red eyes. Viewed edge on, they are all but invisible.The pitch black pupils gave...
The difference between mig and tig welding
By: Marie Milton
Knowing the difference between MIG and TIG welding can be fairly daunting and confusing. And that isn't even going anywhere near Stick welding and Ali welding. So unless you have used and understood each type of welding style, and how it functions, it is difficult...
Book reviews: Nonsense on Stilts, by Massimo Pigliucci
By: Philo Gabriel
Author Pigliucci has a background as a scientist—doctorates in genetics and botany—but then switched academic careers to be a philosopher, specializing in the philosophy of science and critical thinking. This book is right up his alley, then, as it concerns distinguishing science from...
Top ten greatest inventions of all time
By: Christyl Rivers
Just ten top inventions of all time? What comes to mind is fire, language, the wheel, the carved rock, (hammering tool), which would eventually lead to things as diverse as the hydraulic drill and industrial hammers. Then there is a stick, or bone, which led...
By: Effie Moore Salem
The first hint of autumn is a breeze that is definitely a few degrees cooler than the one felt the day before, or the day before that. That is what is meant by a hint of autumn in the air. Yet that reallization brings with...
By: Suzanne Rose
It is great to get a gift for children that is not only fun but educational as well. If you are looking for such as gift for the 2010 Christmas season, you will have many choices. Telescope Many children love to look at the stars...

 

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