Great quotes about the universe
By: Maria C Collins
Humans have looked out from Earth into space for millennia and gazed with wonder. Although humans have named the spaces, planets and stars and learned more about space and the universe, they still do not understand the universe or their place within it. Perhaps it...
Great quotes about the universe
By: Robin Lamb
"Space," says Douglas Adams in ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’, "is big. Really big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mindbogglingly big it is.” It is so big that it may, in fact, be infinite, without borders or limits...
How aluminum foil is made
By: Patrick Sills
Aluminum foil, sometimes simply referred to as tin foil, is a very versatile product. From keeping food items fresh for later use to spacecraft components, aluminum foil is widely used today for a variety of purposes. Have you ever wondered how this material is made...
Why platinum is an extremely valuable metal
By: Faithe Liburd
Platinum is an extremely valuable metal and is used today in a wide variety of industries. For example, platinum is used in making auto catalysts, making jewelry, making computer hard discs, working on dental procedures, making glass, upgrading petroleum, making platinum based drugs and for...
How scientists plan to 'resurrect' an extinct species
By: Leigh Goessl
"Lonesome George" was a giant tortoise that died in June 2012 in the Galapagos Islands. His age was not completely certain, but the estimates of experts placed George as being about 100 years old. With George's passing, it was believed the Pinta Island Giant Tortoise...
Are alien abductions in the realm of possibility?
By: Jayson Precht
Many people ask questions like, “Are there aliens?” or “Is it possible to get abducted by aliens?” or even “Is it possible that aliens exist?” . The answer, which comes as a surprise to many, is that it is possible...
Are alien abductions in the realm of possibility?
By: Ken Grant
There have been many people over the years who have reported alien abductions. According to their own testimony, a craft not of human origin, housing a life form not of human origin, took them aboard by force. Within this general statement of fact the details...
Are alien abductions in the realm of possibility?
By: Terrence Aym
Serious researchers of the UFO phenomenon are at odds over the subject of human abductions by extraterrestrials. It's not difficult to understand why. Despite the general public expressing an overwhelming belief that the high strangeness referred to as the UFO phenomenon has a basis in...
Will a Manned Mission to Mars Happen in the next 50 Years
By: Shaheen Daad
They say that that necessity is the mother of invention, but we cannot ignore the role of the father: circumstance. We have always needed a lot of things, but invention only really began to get going since the Industrial Revolution. We have to understand that...
By: David Thackston
Retreating blade stall is a hazardous condition sometimes experienced by helicopters and can greatly increase the chances of a crash. The main cause of this particular type of stall has to do with the rotor speed versus the overall speed of the helicopter itself. A...

 

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