By: Tenebris
The first manned mission to land on the moon had an Australian connection. The 64-metre Parkes Radiothermal Telescope, still the largest steerable dish in Australia, had only been in existence for eight years when Apollo 11 was launched. It was one of three tracking antennas...
Can we Separate Science from Ideology
By: Guy Takamatsu
The problem with science is that it is conducted by finite fallible humans. Science is always conducted in an ideological framework. At first the ideological framework is called a hypothesis, with more evidence it is called a theory. With even more supporting evidence it...
The place of science in our society
By: Rachaele Yisrael
Einstein wondered whether the universal language of science could be applied to morality. If the yes/no, true /false, adequate/inadequate testing method could build the edifice of our technological world, could we build a morality established on what is and not on imaginary dreams? Einstein argued...
By: Genalin Jimenez
A pencil is a narrow, generally cylindrical implement for writing, drawing or marking, consisting of a thin rod of graphite, colored wax, or similar substance encased in wood.* A thorough examination of this ordinary everyday object will yield valuable lessons which we can apply...
Astrology: Is it a science?
By: Angela Peel
Astrology and science, some would say, are worlds apart, but in many ways they are not so distant cousins. Where astrology deals with the different phases of planets on a more metaphysical level, science deals with planets on a more calculated and fact based scale...
By: Patrick Sills
The first and foremost purpose of inventing something is based on the idea that the product or device in question will either enhance our lives or make our work easier. X-Rays, MRI's, and CAT scans have provided doctors with a far easier way to diagnose...
Exploring the possibility of extraterrestrial races ever assuming control of the earth
By: Sandi Crain
Hollywood is very fond of creating aliens that come to Earth in order to conquer it and exploit its resources. It can be a highly entertaining view of extraterrestrials and feeds on the natural fears of humans, but it is just not logical. Assuming that...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Miracles are extraordinary events, coincidences, or phenomena for which there is no rational or scientificexplanation at the time. When there were few rational explanations for the unusual events in the natural world, the supernatural explanations had power. But there have been scientific explanations for quite...
Metal casting processes: What is investment casting?
By: Adam Feneley
Metal Casting Processes: What is Investment Casting? Investment casting is probably the oldest known metal casting method known to man, predicted to have been used since around 4000 - 3000 BC in its very basic form. Also known as the lost wax process, it is...
Biography: Thomas Edison
By: Jordan Green
We sat in the dark. No lights, electricity, phone, or computer. Life had come to a screeching halt. The late April snow caught me by surprise. Without power, I suddenly had almost nothing to do. I had stuff to do, sell some stuff on...

 

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