The most important scientific discoveries of the past 10 years
By: Elaine Sihera
Scientific discoveries are happening with such regularity that it is difficult to keep track of the most important ones, or even to decide what is really important in view of one's perspective regarding their usefulness, both in knowledge and application. However, there have been a...
The difference between a scientific discovery and a scientific observation
By: Colleen Mart
On December 6, 1997, James V. Scotti the University Of Arizona's Spacewatch Project discovered the asteroid 1997 XF 11. When first discovered by Scotti, it was initially thought that the asteroid would pass as close to the earth as the moon's orbit. After observing the...
Metal working processes: What is metal forging?
By: Brian Dodson
One of the oldest known metalworking techniques is forging, in which metal is shaped by impact deformation. Signs of this type of metalworking are seen as early as 4500 BC in the Tigris-Euphrates valley. Forging was originally carried out in a blacksmith's shop using...
By: John Traveler
The simple difference between scientific discovery and scientific observation is a matter of qualification, quantification and verification. While observation may be a contributing factor to discovery, the two are otherwise disassociated and even somewhat mutually exclusive.Anyone can make a scientific observation. An observation by...
The most important accidental scientific discoveries
By: Elaine Sihera
We have a lot to thank scientists for in the 19th century because most of the accidental discoveries occurred during that time. These days we take plastic and rubber for granted, for example, and, to a great extent, we expect that if we have...
The difference between a scientific discovery and a scientific observation
By: Wendy R.
Scientific Discovery vs Scientific Observation Scientific discovery though different from scientific observation is considered a result of scientific observation. If scientists didn't spend time observing, then they couldn't discover. While we all observe what is around us on a daily basis, the scientist observes...
The science of balloons
By: Mr Balloon
Latex allergies are becoming more of a problem and here are some balloon tips and ideas: The allergies are caused by the powder in and outside of latex balloons. This powder picks up the latex molecules and then spreads it around a room where...
By: Fayyaz Khan
The difference between a scientific observation and a scientific discovery is very simple: a scientific observation made for the first time is called a scientific discovery. Scientific observations are made either to observe the workings of Nature or to test a hypothesis devised by a...
Unified Theory
By: Jean Louw
In the beginning, there was man. As man developed, so did his curiosity about the natural world around him. Humans sought to explain all naturally occurring phenomenon through experimentation and observation. The first worldly scientists called themselves natural philosophers. This, I feel was a...
The difference between a scientific discovery and a scientific observation
By: Ramona Taylor
It was Theodore Roszak who once said that "[n]ature composes some of her loveliest poems for the microscope and the telescope." Through observation man explores and through discovery man changes his world. Through observation man contemplates and through discovery man confirms. Scientific observation and...

 

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