Astrology: Is it a science?
By: Bhadase Maharaj
Astrology has always been a stomping ground for critics. It does not matter whether the school of thought is Eastern or Western, scientific bodies as well as individual scientists do not accept astrology as a science. Similarly, a great deal of lay people feels the...
Daylight Saving Time explained
By: Chris Pearce
Daylight saving time is where clocks are turned forward, usually by one hour, in the spring and turned back again in autumn or fall. This gives an extra hour of daylight in the evening and less daylight in the early morning during the warmer months...
By: Diane Gray
A 1964 UFO Landing In Socorro County, New MexicoI was talking a while ago to an old-timer in the village of Magdalena, NM where I live, and he told me an incredible story. I was mesmerized and astounded by this old man's account of something...
By: Trixze Smith
The Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe, or WMAP, was launched by NASA in 2001 and stationed 1.5 million kilometers outside the Earth's orbit. The instrument scans the sky every six months to create a "microwave map" of the universe. This allows cosmologists to study the...
Pondering the consequences of scientists discovering the secrets of the universe
By: Morgan Carlson
It is with a heartfelt sorrow on the eve of awfulness that the report is made that there are no secrets to the universe remaining in existence. With the mysteries unraveled there is nothing left to know save for the knowledge of the human mind...
Daylight Saving Time explained
By: Trenna Sue Hiler
Daylight Saving Time was first conceived by Benjamin Franklin. He outlined the idea in an essay entitled "An Economical Project", in 1784. It was written mostly in jest, but others saw the value and picked up on the idea. In fact, William Willet, a London...
The rationale behind Coordinated Universal Time
By: B. Stone
Coordinated Universal Time, abbreviated as UTC, is the collectively agreed upon accurate international time standard. It is essentially what time it is, according to scientists, weathermen, aviators, and nautical advisers, to the eighth decimal point of a second. It is based on atomic time, but...
Factors that affect intelligence
By: Barbara Stanley
In 1939, David Wechsler defined intelligence as "the global capacity of a person to act purposefully, to think rationally, and to deal effectively with his environment." Alfred Binet, along with a colleague Theodore Simon, developed the first IQ test to determine which French students...
Metal casting processes: What is permanent mould casting?
By: Susan Kristoff
Permanent mold casting is a process of fabricating a cast part using a mold that can be reused multiple times, as opposed to processes such as lost wax and lost foam sand casting. The molds used in permanent mold casting are generally made from cast...
The most important scientific discoveries of the past 10 years
By: MasterFil
The study of stem cells and their potential, as well as the development of techniques that allow their manipulation and application in health, is one of the latest and most promising discoveries of the science to cure a lot of diseases of the modern society...

 

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