How a jet engine works
By: Noah Ongoro
To the casual observer, looking at a gas turbine engine and seeing very little evidence of moving parts let alone the visible means of drive, one could be excused of the thought ‘How does it work?’ In order to understand the working mechanism...
The place of science in our society
By: Jeffrey Graf
Science has an ever evolving role in our society. In many cases, once an institution or program comes into being, it is already on the verge of being obsolete. In the historical, or traditional roles of science, it played a role clearly distinct from popular...
By: Jennifer Kirkman
Ben Franklin has often been connected with the discovery of electricity. That would have been around the year of 1752 somewhere. However, this major discovery did not happen in one big moment. Back at this point and time, most people wanted to figure out how...
Biography: Steve Jobs
By: Justin Manucci
Steve Jobs is best known for being the co-founder of the giant technology company; Apple Inc. Jobs was born on February 24th, 1955, and is the current Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Apple. Steve Jobs got started in the 1970s, along with his partners Steve...
By: Wendy R.
Martin Cooper was the lead engineer responsible for the creation of the hand held mobile phone. Born in Chicago in 1928, Dr.Cooper led Motorola, using his skills as an electrical engineer to produce the first mobile phone. After serving in the war in Korea...
Useful inventions needed in the world
By: Denise40
What invention does the world need? Hmmm well there are so many gadgets and gizmos around you sometimes wonder what else could be invented to help the world. A considerable amount of the existing inventions seem to cause more trouble in the long run. After...
Metal casting processes: What is hot chamber die casting?
By: Alexius Tan
Casting is a very common method to process materials like metals and polymers. The process is used to produce shaped materials repeatedly; hence it is a very useful process in mass productions. In the past when there was no casting process, shaping materials takes not...
The history of the clock
By: Andersen
Cut lines and drilling holes in animal bones may have been the first type of timers ever seen. 20.000 years ago European Ice Age hunters cut marks in the bones from slaughtered animals and it is likely they did so to keep count of...
Ben Franklin's role in the discovery of electricity
By: Daniel Khalil
Benjamin Franklin was instrumental in the understanding of modern electricity. Early in his childhood, Franklin began to show an interest in how this wonder worked, exactly. His friend Peter Collinson gave him an electricity tube early on, and young Ben began to tinker around with...
Artificial Intelligence and its future
By: Todd Pheifer
The concept of artificial intelligence is an intriguing idea for people who like to dream about the future. Books and movies have captured the possibilities of artificial intelligence for many years, and people have imagined a world where people and machines interact. Of course, some...

 

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