By: Chris Pearce
The issue of daylight saving time comes up in Queensland twice a year, when other Australian states move their clocks forward in spring and back again in autumn. Queensland observed daylight saving time in 1971-72 when most of the other states adopted it for the...
By: Dicky Mint
Over the centuries there have been thousands, if not millions of fantastic inventions, some obviously are better than others and tend to stick around unchanged for decades, others fade away into the history books relatively quickly, and the rest are kept alive with inventors finding...
History of artificial intelligence
By: Daniel Khalil
"Machines will never be as smart as us." is something you will hear people mutter when the topic of Artificial Intelligence is brought up. AI was first formally studied in a conference at Dartmouth College in 1956. The scientists were creating intelligent machines, as...
Utilizing the scientific method to solve a problem
By: Tmari
The Scientific Method allows an individual to test a hypothesis to determine how accurate his or her theory might be. Observation, questioning, forming a hypothesis, testing, and arriving at a scientific explanation are essential to the effectiveness of the Scientific Method. The following paragraphs examine...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Mold and mildew are both types of fungus that spreads through spores that attach to clothing or float through the air. Mold is a type of fungus that feeds on certain organic matter and mildew generally feeds on other types of organic matter. Both thrive...
The role of logic in science
By: ahan abhati
Let us start with a passage:"He (Newton) had just been graduated from college...In the long summer afternoons he sits in the orchard which still stands near the old gray stone house; on one memorable day, an apple falls with a slight thud at his...
Understanding Zeroth law of thermodynamics
By: Adam Feneley
The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics The zeroth law of thermodynamics is concerned with the idea of thermal equilibrium of two or more systems. This is commonly taken to mean equality of temperature. Strictly speaking in classical thermodynamics all systems are considered to be in equilibrium...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The scientific method offers both benefits and drawbacks to solving everyday or chaotic problems that go on in the focus of this article: high pressure or high activity situations. On one hand, too much focus on proving cause and effect, analyzing, classifying, quantifying and practicing...
By: Elizabeth M Young
To understand agent based modeling (ABM), there is an idea of describing a system from the various and distinct perspectives of the units that make up the system, rather than vewing the model as a technological tool. The agent based model can be seen as...
By: Carol Gioia
While attempting to remain a private person, keeping your thoughts and feeling close to the chest, is it possible that you are revealing secrets about yourself through your handwriting? Following are some common handwriting traits, and the personalities and behaviors attributed to individuals whose handwriting...

 

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