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Water Meets Electricity

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Our parents always tell us not to be around water when there is a lightning, not to use our hair dryer next to running water, and definitely not to have plugs anywhere near water. There is a reason…

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Hot Air Balloon

Hot air balloons are a leisure flying air vessel that uses warm air from burning propane, as energy. Hot air balloons have three main parts: an envelope or balloon, a basket, and burners. The envelope is a bag…

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Dolphin Brains, Human Brains, And Long-Term Space Travel – A Theory Of Mine

Okay so, it turns out that when astronauts are in space for long periods of time (over 2-weeks) their brains go through noticeable structural changes. That’s pretty interesting and proof of the incredible plasticity and ability of the…

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Wonders of Science

General DescriptionOur present era is truly the age of science. The wonders of science are in the peak in this era. Science has progressed by leaps and bounds. It has completely changed the man and brought tremendous revolutions…

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The Basics of the Calvin Cycle

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The Calvin Cycle-or also known as the C3c cycle, Calvin-Benson Bassham (CBB) cycle, dark reaction, or reductive pentose phosphate cycle- was discovered by Melvin Calvin, James Bassham, and Andrew Benson in the year of 1950. This cycle does…

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Calibrating Parametric Estimation Models

Parametric Estimation models express output as a function of input, so for example expressing the cost of undertaking a project when expressed as a function of several variables is an example of an estimation model that uses parameters….

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Random Number Generation

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Random numbers are used in many places. The occurrence of sounds in nature, run time of buses between the same stops, travel time between home and office everyday, variable expenditure every month, predicting the face of a coin…

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Fishbone Diagram of Investigation

Fishbone diagram, also referred to as Ishikawa or Cause-and-effect diagram is used during the process of finding the main cause of a complex problem by arranging ideas into simple, organized and classified groups. As the name suggests, it…

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The Physics of Shooting Someone Out of a Cannon

Despite popular belief, the cannons that are used to shoot people high into the air does not use cannon powder. Instead they used compressed air to project the person forward. When the cannon is fired, a sled that…

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Sterility Testing in Sterile Pharmaceuticals

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The World Health Organization defines sterility as the absence of any viable microorganism. The problem with this definition is that such conditions would be too harsh for the existence of any active ingredients. For purposes of pharmaceuticals, a…

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