By: Gary C. Gibson
Logic in science has an ancient lineage; Aristotle was the world's first formal logician (he invented classical deductive logic) as well as one of the best early philosophers of science. He took the rational metaphysical ideas that Plato presented and inductively applied them to form...
Should we be worried that Science cannot explain everything
By: Emma Conrad
In the essay On the Uncertainty of Science written by Lewis Thomas in 1980 the main focus is on the human species and the evolving science around them. The author explains that over the past three hundred years science has changed a lot. New...
What is embalming
By: Cody Hodge
What is embalming? Embalming is one of the many processes in which a body is kept preserved after death. There are many reasons why people choose to embalm, and many circumstances in which people would be embalmed. There are many ways to deal with a...
Christmas 2009: Science and discovery gift ideas for children
By: Angela La Fon
Looking for some hot science and discovery gifts fro children for Christmas? Kids can learn more about outer space, chemistry, weather, rocks and more with these hot science kits and discovery toys for Christmas 2009. Dora the Explorer My First Weather Station Kit The...
Climategate Global Warming Climate Change Corruption
By: Frank Kaufmann
AP reports that thousands of pieces of correspondence between some of the world's leading climate scientists were stolen from the unit at the University of East Anglia and leaked to the Internet late last month. Skeptics of man-made global warming say the e-mails are proof...
By: G E Barr
The Top Ten Greatest Inventions Of All Time Music. I think of it as perhaps one of the most beautiful inventions of mankind. It is the universal language of planet earth. As I write this, I am listening to Sinead O'Connor, wailing Mna Na Heireann...
Artificial intelligence robots from Japan
By: Lalitha Subbaraman
Robotics and artificial intelligence are two intriguing fields . Both have evolved gradually in Japan. Japanese scientists raised the curtain for a robotic toddler which merges artificial intelligence with robotics technology. It's called CB2 or "child robot with biomemetic body". The technology basis for this novel...
Causes of airplane turbulence
By: Anthony Megna
To understand what causes airplane turbulence, it must first be defined. When two different air masses, which have separate pressures, are disrupted for whatever reason, air turbulence will result. Combine an aircraft traveling through this atmospheric inconsistency, and you've got severe turbulence. Before the jet...
Top ten greatest inventions of all time
By: Roberto Chiodetti
Top ten inventions of all time Humans have been around for at least 120,000 years so there are plenty of inventions that will not make the top ten. My list is based on how truly revolutionary those inventions were at the time and...
By: Suzanne Rose
A science gift can be an amusing and educational gift for your tween during the 2009 Christmas season. There are many choices that you have in this, and they range in price and area of interest. The following are some ideas for science and discovery...

 

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