Metal working and manufacturing: What is the spinning process?
By: Nigel Holmes
Question: What do pet food bowls, a wok and air cylinders for scuba diving all have in common? Answer: They are all made by the same manufacturing process - metal spinning. Metal spinning, or more precisely, spin forming, is a quick and economical way to...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Science is the human enterprise that is based on knowledge, skill, and practice in combination with a discipline that allows either prediction or predictable outcomes. Research is the method that is used to gain knowledge in an organized way, using highly organized methods. There is...
Ufos Unidentified Flying Objects Fact or Fiction
By: Lorraine Carter
Sub-title: Be Afraid of the Dark I moved to this small rural town because I wanted to live in the country. After living in Cleveland, Ohio for more than thirty years, and six years in the hub bub of St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Largo, Florida...
Is science overlooking paranormal phenomena?
By: Reynold Conger
Scientists are always curious. I am a scientist. My colleagues and I frequently tackle challenging topics just because we are interested in learning the why and how of what we observe. Unfortunately we are sometimes hindered by lack of time, lack of funding or lack...
Ufos Unidentified Flying Objects Fact or Fiction
By: Elizabeth M Young
Anything that flies through the air and is something that we cannot identify is defined as an Unidentified Flying Object or UFO. By its very definition, a UFO is real. It is just that we cannot place it in our understanding of known flying things...
By: Elizabeth M Young
It would be incredibly exciting to consider research that is free of the two disasters of value: assigning arbitrary values in order to quantify something that should not be quantified, and eliminating bias and cognitive error that originates in the researchers value system. But there...
Ufos Unidentified Flying Objects Fact or Fiction
By: Christopher Barratt
This one always tickles me; in fact I am sat at my desk chuckling away to myself reading some of the articles offered up by many esteemed writers, who actually believe this piffle. This drives me to attack this debate head on with a certain...
The history of air traffic control
By: Peter Stuhr
The History of Air Traffic Control When the Wright Brothers took off in 1903, theirs’ was the only plane in the sky. Today there are over 87000 flights in the air every day guided by Certified Professional Air Traffic Controllers in Towers, Approach Controls and...
By: Elizabeth M Young
In the philosophical sense, empiricists follow the claim that all of our knowledge and concepts are the product of our sensory experience, or that sensory experience is the ultimate source of all of our knowledge and concepts. In comparison, rationalists forward the idea that, while...
Causes of airplane turbulence
By: Scott Poulter
Most people who have travelled in a passenger jet have felt the plane slow down and heard the following phrase, “We will be encountering some turbulence ahead, so please stay seated with your seat belt fastened.” The pilot slows the plane down to...

 

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