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Steps used for measuring the Ozone Layer by Scientists

Scientists are able to study the amount of ozone in a given vertical column of atmosphere by using various instruments. One such instrument is an ozonesonde (“sonde” comes from Old [...]

Hubble spots on Pluto

Nasa scientists say that dwarf planet Pluto, on the edge of our solar system, is becoming increasingly red.Images taken by the Hubble space telescope show that the planet is some [...]

Steps for making a fair in Astronomy Science

Astronomy is a rich source of material for science fair projects. While the stars and planets are far away, you can ask questions and do experiments and research here on [...]

Steps for making a Lemon Clock Science Project

A lemon clock is more of a lemon battery and a clock. It is a clock that is powered by a lemon. For those that are looking for a green [...]

Steps to choose a Astroview Telescope

For those initiated into the fine wonders of stargazing and astronomy, few things can be as peaceful and relaxing as placing the telescope on a mount and enjoying the various [...]

Steps to improve Writing Skills in Science

If you intend to pursue a career in science, you will most likely need to learn how to write science articles or at the very least an experiment protocol.  Survival [...]

Plans to stop the asteroid has begun

The head of Russia’s federal space agency has said it will work to divert an asteroid which will make several passes near the Earth from 2029.Anatoly Perminov told the Voice [...]

Steps to make your Science Lab safe

Working in science labs usually means working with hazardous chemicals that are dangerous to your health. In environments such as science labs, it is a must to protect one’s self [...]

Forensic Science & its importance

Forensic science is dedicated to working for the legal system. A forensic scientist often must use forensic scientific methods to prove the innocence or guilt of a suspected criminal. Today’s [...]

Best & amazing scientific images of 2009

1. In short, Cow Farts: “Scientists measure methane at the source: In a lush pasture near Buenos Aires, this cow and its compatriots are digesting important information: how much methane—a [...]

Michael Faraday’s Induction Heating Theory

Induction heating generates heat by applying electromagnetic induction to a metal that conducts electricity. The heat is localized to the metal, and the metal is not contaminated during the process. [...]

Linus Pauling- Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Linus Carl Pauling was born in Portland, Oregon, on 28th February, 1901, the son of a druggist, Herman Henry William Pauling, who, though born in Missouri, was of German descent, [...]

German Physicist’s Fraunhofer Lines

The Fraunhofer lines are a set of spectral lines named for the German physicist Joseph von Fraunhofer (1787–1826). The lines were originally observed as dark features (absorption lines) in the [...]

Antoine Laurent Lavoisier- Father of modern chemistry

Antoine Laurent Lavoisier is considered by many to be the “father of modern chemistry”.  He may not be remembered for grandiose experiments, but he is responsible for having forced the [...]

Elizabeth Blackwell

Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to graduate from medical school (M.D.) and a pioneer in educating women in medicine.Elizabeth Blackwell was born on February 3, 1821 in Counterslip Bristol, [...]

Neils Bohr Theory -Bohr Model

The Bohr Model is probably familar as the “planetary model” of the atom illustrated in the adjacent figure that, for example, is used as a symbol for atomic energy (a [...]

Niels Bohr – Physicist

Niels Bohr was born on October 7, 1885 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Bohr made numerous contributions to our understanding of the structure of properties of atoms. He won the 1922 Nobel [...]

Theory of Evolution – Charles Darwin

Darwin’s theory of evolution is based on five key observations and inferences drawn from them. These observations and inferences have been summarized by the great biologist Ernst Mayr as follows: [...]

Charles Darwin (1809 -1882)

Darwin was a British scientist who laid the foundations of the theory of evolution and transformed the way we think about the natural world.Charles Robert Darwin was born on 12 [...]

Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei was born on February 15, 1564 in Pisa, Italy. Galileo pioneered “experimental scientific method” and was the first to use a refracting telescope to make important astronomical discoveries.In [...]

Einstein’s special theory of relativity

Special relativity(also known as the special theory of relativity or STR) is the physical theory of measurement in inertial frames of reference proposed in 1905 by Albert Einstein in the [...]

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein (1879-1955), German-born Swiss and American, mathematical physicist, and known for Theory of Relativity, is considered the world’s greatest scientist. His popular equation E=MC2 has practical application in the [...]

Hans Christian Ørsted

HTML clipboardHans Christian Ørsted  was a Danish physicist and chemist who is best known for discovering that electric currents can create magnetic fields, which is an important part of Electromagnetism. [...]