By: Freddy Wong
Paper is so plentiful today that we waste tons of it daily. Yet without it there would be few books, no newspapers or magazines, nor cheques or stamps for us to do business. Though it is such a valuable material, it came into use very...
Thoughts on Mars: Past goals and future exploration
By: Virgil Teague
Near the top of the list of things we older adults might envy the youth of today - apart from their ability to flit through the world of computers and iPods and cell phones without fear or trembling - is simply that they will live...
By: Najib Altawell
What is Nanoelectronic?Nanoelectronic is concerned with understanding and exploiting the properties of devices, which have dimensions at the nanometre scale.Microelectronics will gradually evolve into nano-electronic. In fact, this has already happened as can be seen from the smallest feature size of present integrated...
Ufos Unidentified Flying Objects Fact or Fiction
By: Gerhard Adam
Unidentified Flying Objects, or UFOs are precisely that; unidentified. Therefore, the crux of the debate is actually whether or not they are extraterrestrial.Let's also acknowledge that "belief" is irrelevant. Either UFOs are extraterrestrial or they are not. Individual belief has nothing to do with...
Cash prizes that encourage innovation
By: barbara sirrot
When the prize is big enough things get done in an amazingly short period of time. So it has been for a long time. The Raymond Ortega Prize of $25000 for the first flight across the Atlantic spurred Charles Lindberg to fly the Spirit of...
Fact
By: Siani
UFOs are an undeniable fact. Anomalous phenomena have been seen in our skies since earliest recorded times. More recent sightings have been reported by highly credible witnesses. Such witnesses include commercial and military pilots, NASA astronauts and police officers. I'm sure none of these people...
Top ten greatest inventions of all time
By: Suz Neave
My all time top ten greatest inventions of all time are listed here, not in order of importance, as inventions in different areas of society have have their own merit, so it is just a list of very handy things to have been invented.1)...
Ufos and the Extraterrestrial Hypothesis
By: Sean Dow
The Case for the Existence of UFOs and the Extraterrestrial HypothesisThe study of unidentified flying objects (UFOs) is called ufology. Even though it is frowned upon by many of the scientific community it is beginning to gain more respect as a real science with the...
By: Mary W. Matthews
There are any number of reasons robots will never take over the earth.Let's take a look at the ways that even the smartest artificial intelligence differs from a typical (that is, awake and non-impaired) human being:* A human is conscious. This difference is HUGE...
Reading a barcode
By: Reed Young
Barcode readers all work by measuring the intensity of light on some kind of light sensor. Many use laser light sources, some use non-lasing light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and two newer designs are able to use abmient light alone. Regardless of the light source or type...

 

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