Ways that computers impact aviation
By: Kostas Fines
We are now in the 21st century where, as you all know, computers play a major role in our daily life. Aviation has evolved from simple planes made out of paper and wood to modern airliners that can carry up to 800 people, with...
By: Ernest Capraro
Nerve impulses race down the spine, branch off at the shoulder and travel down the stump of an arm. Electronic sensors pick up the signal, and convey the impulse along wires to the mechanical hand, allowing the amputee father to give the "thumbs up" to...
By: Excelsior
In the course of a flight, it may become necessary for the flight crew to carry out an unplanned landing due to situations such as aircraft mechanical failure or passenger medical emergencies. There are numerous types of emergency landings. Precautionary landings are by far the...
The reason your voice sounds different when it's recorded
By: Alan Swenson
There are many reasons that someone's voice sounds different when it is recorded. Most notable is that when we speak we are hearing vibrations from the act of speaking as well as what was spoken and when listening to a recording we are only hearing...
How we define science
By: Charles Peterson - 507116
Science means a collection of facts, ideas, and procedures that represent learning in a branch of knowledge. How does science come up with these ideas? There is a method to its madness. I say madness because when an idea is new everybody is against...
Types of scientists and what they do
By: Tami Port MS
Science is a tool; a special way of investigating a question. When scientists try to reveal the answers to questions about the world around us, they use a special process called the scientific method. The steps of the scientific method help ensure that bias-personal beliefs...
Science explained
By: Charles Peterson - 507116
Science consists of overcoming a series of obstacles to reach a verifiable truth. There are two types of obstacles which oppose a scientist. One can be likened to climbing a hill. The other to surmounting a barrier. A hill is a creation of nature. The...
Technology for the future
By: Rick Phipps
Implementing Alternative Energy There are many alternative energy options and technologies available, but how do we change a system which seems to be very fixed and soldered in? The answer is not in government mandates or relying on the government at all. This method...
By: Jolly Izoe
Pondering space and time Description of Time in Eternity Past, Recorded Time and Eternity Future. Time is the movement of matter in space and is real. All matter in space is moving in relation to other matter in space. All objects are in relation...
Important scientists in European history
By: Nicholas Cole
Henry Cavendish The man who weighed the world If you are interested in Science and History, then a trip to Chatsworth House in Derbyshire is well worth a visit. The Cavendish family has owned the house since 1552 when Sir William Cavendish first purchased the...

 

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