We have been on the constant look out for planets that could support life – or, at least, life as we know it – for as long as we have accepted that the earth is not the centre of the universe. NASA and various other agencies have been looking out […]
Willem Einthoven’s invention of the electrocardiogram mechanism is arguably one of the most important medical discoveries...
The Greenhouse effect is a naturally-occurring phenomenon which warms the surface of the Earth. The Greenhouse effect...
Is there such a thing as a “travel gene?” This is the question that a certain cadre of scientific researchers...
Modern astronauts, as we know, are already doing so. However, they travel so far only in the future. And for a split second. But who knows – maybe one day we will be able to fly for years or even centuries ahead or, alternatively, pull over forelock of our five-year […]Read more ›
The concept of brain manipulation has been in many films and literature. The idea that the mind could somehow be manipulated through technology was nothing more than a fantasy, but this is no longer the case. Modern times have caught up with science fiction, and technology-based brain manipulation is making […]Read more ›
Light is present all around us, whether the natural light from the sun during the day, fluorescent light from lightbulbs or laser pointers used for presentations. As much as we depend on light to grow our food, create electricity, and illuminate our lives, we have also been warned that too […]Read more ›
Humanity started down a new road in 1961 when John Kennedy challenged Americans to put a man on the Moon. Whether it was a swipe at the Soviets or propaganda for uniting Americans, it would eventually focus the world’s attention in a way that had never happened before. The Space […]Read more ›
As the rubbish truck trundles by on its allotted day, waste disposal seems like a straightforward process. But what if you have a nuclear submarine to get rid of? You can’t squeeze that in the black bin. All around the world, there are thousands of large and dangerous items that […]Read more ›
Water is undoubtedly the most important resource on this planet. Below mentioned are some of the most interesting facts about water. Have a look: Water is the only compound which is found naturally on earth in three forms- liquid, solid and gas. Water regulates the temperature on the Earth. Around […]Read more ›
The science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) industries are all vastly different fields that include thousands of careers. Although these careers are all unique they do sometimes cross with one another. For example, scientists might do the research and the technology industry could help them create machines. The engineering field […]Read more ›
The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project’s an international initiative to build the largest radio telescope in the world. The new telescope will have a collecting area of a million square meters, with thousands of antennae located in 8 other African partner countries, although the main part of the SKA telescope […]Read more ›