Asteroids And Comets

Comets: Not too long ago, many people thought that comets were a sign that something terrible was about to happen. People didn’t understand about how objects in the sky moved, so the sight of a comet must have been very scary.Now we know that comets are small, irregularly shaped and icy bodies composed of a …

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Volcanoes

A volcano is an opening, in our planet’s crust, which allows hot magma (lava), ash, cinders,dust and hot gases to escape from below the surface. The Volcanoes are generally found where some plates of the earth are diverged or converged.  By contrast, volcanoes are usually not created where two tectonic plates slide past one another. Volcanoes can …

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Ancient Egyptians and Mathematics

The ancient Egyptians were possibly the first civilization to practice the scientific arts. Indeed, the word chemistry is derived from the word Alchemy which is the ancient name for Egypt. Where the Egyptians really excelled was in medicine and applied mathematics. But although there is a large body of papyrus literature describing their achievements in …

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Questions And Answers About Dolphins

Dolphins are amongst the most adorable as well as the most intelligent marine animals. Belonging to the Animalia kingdom, they are quite closely related to whales and porpoises. Found all over the world, they mainly occupy the shallower seas of the continental shelves. It is believed that dolphins evolved around ten million years ago, during …

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Strange Facts About The Formidable Hunter

A Formidable Hunter Found in Africa and the Gir Forest of northwest India, lions are formidable hunters. Prides, composed of four to six females, work together to take down large prey, such as zebra, wildebeest, impala and buffalo. Hunting skills are developed as cubs through the use of play-fighting among relatives. A lion’s diet also …

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To Whom It May Concerns; A New Birth Certificate For The Son Of the Nile

Mr. Mohammed Abd Elgawad Ammar, Egyptian who was born in Aswan, Arab Republic of Egypt. Got his Bachelors Degree in 1988, in Architecture Engineering from Assiut Governorate in Egypt. The idea of his first invention came up due to his concerns about the recent water problem between Egypt and the Nile Basin Countries. The guy …

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Who Discovered Electricity?

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What would we do without electricity today? Can we say that anyone invented electricity? These and other important questions about the electric power will be revealed in this article. Read on to learn about the actual facts when it comes to this most important discovery of all time, and the discoverers behind it. Electricity, is …

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The HangBoard, Downhill Winter Sport Invention

Salt Spring Island inventor Don Arney is excited about his downhill winter sport invention, the HangBoard. Locals might be familiar with the sport as Arney has worked with a local project management team and a number of Salt Springers have had the exciting task of test piloting and helping refine the HangBoard gear. The HangBoard …

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The Ancient Egyptian Contributions In Modern Medicine

The Nile river is known almost universally by historians as the cradle of medicine because it passes through the great region of Egypt. Egypt greatly contributed to the western civilization. Their knowledge was far superior to any previous civilization, and many civilizations to come. One of their greatest achievements was in the field of medicine …

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