Science

Rubber

Rubber explained, for kids

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August 11, 2011

Ahmed H Zewail

Zewail’s technique uses what may be described as the world’s fastest camera.

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August 4, 2011

Anemometer

Wind meters explained, for kids

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July 28, 2011

Flies

Flies explained, for kids

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July 21, 2011

Farouk El Baz

Farouk El Baz

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July 14, 2011

Cheese

cheese explained, for kids

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July 7, 2011

Fault Lines

Normal faults generally occur in places where the lithosphere is being stretched. Consequently they are the chief structural components of many sedimentary rift basins (e.g. the North Sea) where they have major significance for hydrocarbon exploration. They can also be found in deltas, at the rear edges of huge gravitation slumps and slides. Normal faults […]

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June 30, 2011

Fazlur Rahman Khan

Muslim scientists of the 20th century

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June 23, 2011

Fermentation

fermentation explained, for kids

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June 23, 2011

Hearing Aids

A hearing aid is a small electronic device that you wear in or behind your ear.

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June 16, 2011

Dehydration

Dehydration occurs because there is too much water lost, not enough water taken in, or most often a combination of the two.

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June 9, 2011

Stingray

The stingrays are a group of rays, cartilaginous fishes related to sharks. They are classified in the suborder Myliobatoidei of the order Myliobatiformes, and consist of eight families: Hexatrygonidae (sixgill stingray), Plesiobatidae (deepwater stingray), Urolophidae (stingarees), Urotrygonidae (round rays), Dasyatidae (whiptail stingrays), Potamotrygonidae (river stingrays), Gymnuridae (butterfly rays), and Myliobatidae (eagle rays). Most stingrays have […]

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June 2, 2011

Mulch

Mulch explained, for kids

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May 26, 2011

20th Century Scientists and Thinkers: Lotfi Asker Zadeh

Zadeh’s research has earned him many honors and awards, including the Congress Award from the International Congress on Applied Systems, Research and Cybernetics (1980), the Outstanding Paper Award from the International Symposium on Multiple-valued Logic (1984), and the Berkeley Citation, from the University of California at Berkeley (1991).

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May 19, 2011

Chlorine explained, for kids

•    Chlorine is an element used in industry and found in some household products. •    Chlorine is sometimes in the form of a poisonous gas. Chlorine gas can be pressurized and cooled to change it into a liquid so that it can be shipped and stored. When liquid chlorine is released, it quickly turns into […]

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May 19, 2011

Weather Front

weather fronts explained, for kids

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May 5, 2011

The Creator’s Signature (two part video series)

Science and religion

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April 28, 2011

Hedo Turkoglu and the Magic Fight Back

Things were looking dismal for Hidayat “Hedo” Turkoglu and his Orlando Magic team after they lost 88-85 to the Atlanta Hawks in game 4 of their NBA Eastern Conference first round series, giving Atlanta a 3-1 series lead.

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April 28, 2011

Microorganisms

microorganisms explained, for kids

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April 28, 2011

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