The top 10 modern airliners
By: Excelsior
Modern day airliners are feats of engineering on many fronts. They are marvels of aerodynamics, often sport complex hydraulic and electrical systems as well as the most modern and efficient power plants. In this article, we will take a look at arguably, a count down...
George Washington Carver: Scientific genius
By: Vivienne Mackie
AN EARLY PROPONENT OF "GOING GREEN"During Black History Month each February in the USA, the nation celebrates the lives of black Americans whose lives have made a difference, both in the past and currently. With so many talented African Americans, both famous and unknown, it's...
How are call signs derived for aviation?
By: Excelsior
Call sign's certainly aren't unique to the world of aviation, in fact, they are commonplace in most radio communications, and that is also where they are used in aviation. In aviation, the type of call sign is dependant on many factors. Call signs vary...
All about jet-assisted takeoffs
By: Excelsior
If anyone has ever had the opportunity to see the Blue Angles fly, one would also notice the big C-130 nicknamed Fat Albert that carries the teams equipment, use a system called a Jet Assisted takeoff or JATO. The way JATO works is pretty...
By: Georgina Brandt
September 8, 2003 Positive or Negative Outcomes from 1900-1930 During the period of 1900-1930, there were many events or developments, which led to positive or negative outcomes. These events or developments occurred in three main areas: technology, revolution and the advent of World War...
Top ten greatest inventions of all time
By: Matt Bird
The top ten greatest inventions are debatable. What one man finds great another may consider only sub-par. That said there are a few items which should, by all rights, be on virtually every list - inventions that have steered the course of mankind since our...
By: Matt Bird
There are a lot of people out there who would sooner live with one arm than get a cybernetic replacement. And I suppose I can see where they're coming from: living with something metallic strapped to your body does, in a sense, make you a...
Groundbreaking inventions of the 20th century
By: Isabelle Esteves
The twentieth century was a century like none before. The world has gone to places that inventors from centuries previous could not even dream of. Earlier inventor Leonardo DaVinci had some small inkling of the way that world was headed but even Leonardo could never...
By: Cody Hodge
Why is there no new Einstein? Wow, that a handful of a question, and it assumes that an Einstein should just come once a generation or something. Einstein was a genius, and his views of the world were revolutionary. I can't think of another person...
Groundbreaking inventions of the 20th century
By: Luke Dearden
On March 16, 1926 the first liquid-fueled rocket was launched into the air in Auburn, Massachusetts. It flew at the speed of sixty miles per hour to reach a height of forty-one feet. The inventor, Robert H. Goddard, stared in amazement. The next day...

 

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