SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
ELON MUSK HAS A NEW TIMELINE FOR HUMANS LIVING ON MARS
SpaceX has changed their timeline for a manned mission to Mars a couple of times but has recently stated that they will definitely launch their lander by 2020. This new timeline will allow SpaceX to devote energy to other important projects while pursuing this expedition.
CAHOKIA: NORTH AMERICA'S FIRST CITY
Cahokia was a city that, at its peak from A.D. 1050-1200, was larger than many European cities, including London.
HOW TO STOP FARTING: WAYS OF GETTING RID OF GAS OR BLOATING
This is a very sensitive subject to talk about and let’s face it it can be very embarrassing. Especially, if you are in close proximity of co-workers or family members.
FACTS ABOUT VANADIUM
Vanadium is a medium-hard, steel-blue metal. Although a lesser-known metal, it is quite valuable in the manufacturing industry due to its malleable, ductile and corrosion-resistant qualities.
'RADICAL' MUSLIMS? THE HISTORY OF SALAFISTS
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FACTS ABOUT BROMINE
Smelly element No. 35, bromine, is a fairly abundant element but has a rare property: it is the only nonmetal to exist in liquid form at room temperature, and one of only two elements (the other being mercury) that is liquid at room temperature and pressure.
FACTS ABOUT VENUS FLYTRAPS
Unlike most plants, Venus flytraps are carnivorous, which means they eat meat. Charles Darwin wrote in his 1875 publication, "Insectivorous Plants," that the Venus flytrap is "one of the most wonderful [plants] in the world.
DINOSAURS MAKE AN OPERATIC DEBUT AT MUSEUM WITH 'RHODA AND THE FOSSIL HUNT'
At the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City, the dinosaur halls offer a window into a world millions of years ago, with mounted fossil skeletons representing massive extinct animals such as Tyrannosaurus rex and the long-necked Apatosaurus.
50,000 YEAR OLD LIFEFORMS WERE FOUND IN AN ABANDONED MINE
NASA Astrobiologist Penelope Boston has uncovered 50,000 year old microscopic organisms in the deep and extreme Naica caves. This discovery could, alongside existing knowledge and researcher, allow scientists to better understand early life on Earth and possible life on other planets.
NIELS BOHR: BIOGRAPHY & ATOMIC THEORY
Niels Bohr won a Nobel Prize for the idea that an atom is a small, positively charged nucleus surrounded by orbiting electrons. He also contributed to quantum theory.