Metal working and manufacturing: What is the drawing process?
By: Nigel Holmes
Metal drawing can refer to either the method for producing wire or the process used to make deep, cup-shaped forms, such as stainless steel sinks and soft drink cans. This article will concentrate on the wire drawing process, although an overview of deep drawing will...
The place of science in our society
By: SONAM NYENDA
The twentieth century onward marks the modern world where amazing invention and discoveries surfaced. Science and technology has made everything easy and comfortable. Many people with greater brains have been born and created the aspect of life known as science and technology. A few hundreds...
What is tickling and why are we ticklish?
By: John Hewitt - 510028
Tickling is something very familiar yet very mysterious; so what it tickling all about? Tickling is enjoyable for some people and agony for others and yet either way tickling makes you laugh –if you are ticklish; it is unique in that despite the appearance...
The history of the clock
By: Mike Bond
The stars looked down on the old monk as he shuffled along, the frozen snow biting his bare toes in his well worn sandals as he made his way to the little open hut that housed the bell. This day had been his turn to...
Difference between theory and fact
By: Brian Dodson
One of the most troubling slogans in modern times is “In theory, everything is possible”. This is not true for any accepted meaning of the term ‘theory’ – at least, not if one is claiming any relationship between the content of the &lsquo...
How we define science
By: David Cardoso
Science is not an idea, it is a process. My definition of science is a process in which humans attempt to answer questions through observations in nature and unbiased testing. The key points in any scientific theory must adhere to a strict standard. These points...
The politics behind Daylight Saving Time
By: Cindy Kessler
Daylight Savings Time was first conceived by Benjamin Franklin while serving as an American delegate in Paris in 1784. The purpose was to make better use of daylight. Daylight Savings Time gives us the ability to enjoy summer evenings by moving our clocks forward one...
By: Richard Serra
As we progress into the future, our technology allows us to provide answers to many questions that were once unanswerable. Take for instance the vast distances between galaxies, as well as the galaxies themselves. We can at least take a closer look at some of...
Could robots take over the world?
By: Megan Sheldon
The idea of robots taking over the world is a laughable concept when presented with the front of machines actually making decisions, acting of their own accord, and being unstoppable. There is a lot of fear in the world about machines taking over due to...
Difference between theory and fact
By: Bob Lloyd
We often hear the phrase "that's OK in theory", and we all recognise that there is a difference between something we might think is true, and whether or not it really is.Learning the difference between a thought, an idea or an opinion, and what...

 

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