By: Tenebris
'But the fact is, that is the body of Lord Chartis!' ...'My love, you make the classic error. That is not a fact, that is a conclusion drawn from facts.' ...'You mean, it is not Chartis?' ...'Oh, no. It is certainly...
By: Ramona Taylor
As Archimedes settled into his evening bath and noticed that the water level rose, he accidentally realized that water displacement relates to volume. He proclaimed "Eureka!" as leapt out of his bathtub and raced through the streets naked. Since that day and more regularly...
By: Elizabeth M Young
One of the most exciting science gifts for adults this year comes from the PicoTurbine company. This company has developed a range of kits and add ons that will allow the enterprising scientist (and children who are age 10 and over) to explore the principles...
By: Elizabeth M Young
We understand that forensic science has historically been used in the courts and other public forums, mostly in the interests of justice and the law. Any science that is used in the courts is classified as a forensic science. There may be other forums, arguments...
Metalworking processes: What is the extrusion method?
By: Nigel Holmes
Imagine squeezing a tube of toothpaste and watching the paste ooze out. Notice how it takes on the circular shape of the nozzle. If you wanted to, you could keep on squeezing until the tube was empty, and then you'd have a really long coil...
Metal casting processes: What is centrifugal casting?
By: Nigel Holmes
If you want to see what centrifugal casting looks like, peek into your washing machine when it's on its spin cycle. See how all the clothes have been thrown against the wall of the drum? Well centrifugal casting does the same thing, only instead of...
By: Terrence Aym
Mankind has dreamed of robots for thousands of years. And robots have been with us much longer than some people may suspect. Although the word "robot" did not exist until coined by Karel Capek for his 1921 Czech science fiction play, "RUR: Rossum's Universal Robots...
By: Janet Grischy
Perhaps the best new ideas are born when two old ideas intersect. When you're trying to think of an idea for a science fair project, why not think about doing a mash-up of two sciences, or of two ways of looking at experimental science. You'll...
The best universities and colleges for mathematics education
By: Wendy R.
What are the best universities/colleges for a Math program/degree? The answer is: there are many. Amongst the excellent institutions you will find that offer a Math degree are:Harvey Mudd, MIT, Harvard, University of California at Berkeley and UCLA If you are looking for a...
Experimental science fair ideas
By: Lime Red Tetrahedron
The archetypal science fair provides a great learning opportunity to students, and can afford spectators an enjoyable experience as well. Of course, getting started is the most challenging part of any project, big or small. The purpose of this article is to help you get...

 

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