What Is Vulcanization?

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This is a question many people don’t know the answer to. Vulcanization is a process that involves treating rubber or plastic with sulfur and heat, making it a lot more durable and resistible to wear and tear. The process was invented by Charles Goodyear in 1839, and it has been used ever … Read more

Science Has Been Important from the Oldest Marvel Comics

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Science has always been a vital part of Marvel comics. In the early days, science was used to create amazing and powerful characters like Iron Man and the Hulk. Even now, science plays a big role in the Marvel universe. Recent movies like Avengers: Age of Ultron and Ant-Man have relied heavily … Read more

Actors and Actresses in 1950s Sci-Fi Movies

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The 1950s was a great decade for science fiction movies. Classic films such as The Day the Earth Stood Still, War of the Worlds and Forbidden Planet were released during that time period. These movies were not only entertaining, but they also featured some of the best actors and actresses of that … Read more

Is Warp Speed Space Travel Possible?

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Science fiction has always been fascinated by the idea of warp speed space travel. Could it really be possible? Or is it just something that exists in the realm of make-believe? In this blog post, we will explore the possibility of warp speed space travel and discuss some of the challenges and … Read more

The top space-themed games available to play on Android and iOS

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 There is practically a mobile game for every type of audience these days. Sports fans can access an array of titles, musicians can too, and puzzle lovers have plenty of options also. Thanks to the continual advancements in modern technology, our smartphone devices can house a range of games that offer better … Read more

When Were Watches Invented?

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People have been wearing watches since the 1500s, but the first standard watches weren’t actually invented until the early 1800s. Since then, watches have become an important accessory for many people. In this blog post, we will discuss when watches were invented and some of their history! What Is a Watch A … Read more

When Did the Study of Ecology Begin and Who Founded it?

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Ecology is a branch of science focusing on how living things interact with their environment. It is a relatively new field that began to be studied in earnest in the late 1800s. One of the pioneers of ecology was Ernst Haeckel, who founded the science of ecology in 1866. There’s a lot … Read more

Fun Facts about Polymer Slime

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Polymer slime is all the rage right now. Kids and adults alike are obsessed with it! But what exactly is polymer slime? And why is it so popular? In this blog post, we’ll discuss some fun facts about polymer slime that you may not have known before. We will also explore some … Read more

Types of Steel Used in Construction Projects

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Steel is famous for its unparalleled strength and versatility. It stands out from other construction materials due to its unique ductility properties and high tensile strength. Its structural integrity, coupled with its low cost, has made it one of the core materials needed for any construction project, be it commercial or industrial. … Read more

Different Sectors for Steel Applications

Industrial Stainless Steel

Steel is one of the most widely used construction materials in the world. Countries like the Philippines rely on steel to carry out most of their infrastructure projects. It is estimated that around 20 billion tons of steel are produced every day to meet the demand.  Today, we have several types of … Read more

Interesting Facts About Richard Feynman

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Richard Philips Feynman or Richard Feynman was an American theoretical physicist. He was born on May 11, 1918, and was known for his work in the theory of quantum electrodynamics, path integral formulation of quantum mechanics, particle physics, and physics of the superfluidity of supercooled liquid helium.  The year 1965 saw him … Read more

What Are the Properties and Common Uses of Steel?

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Steel is one of the most widely used and recycled metal materials on earth. Back in the day, the utilization and application of steel were limited due to few variations. However, today from stainless and high-temperature steels to flat carbon products, steel along with alloys feature different properties to accommodate a wide … Read more

A History of Steel Usage in America

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The American steel industry has experienced a lot throughout its lifetime. From its rise during the Civil War to its downfall in the 20th century’s second half and to now serving as the backbone of the country, steel has helped and enabled the American nation to achieve the impossible. It is also … Read more

What are the Four Main Types of Steel?

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You will see a steel product lying somewhere around you no matter where you look. Be it kitchen appliances, medical equipment, or tools, steel products have become an integral part of our day-to-day lives. However, not all these products contain the same type of steel. Even though every steel alloy is made … Read more

Facts About Elon Musk You Probably Didn’t Know

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Who does not know Elon Musk? He needs no introduction but there are some hidden facts that you don’t know about Elon Musk, who is an engineer, business magnate, and industrial designer. He is a founder, CEO, CTO, and chief designer of SpaceX. Also, he is a CEO and product architect of … Read more

I,Robot – A Cool Action Film

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I, Robot stylized as i, Robot is an American movie released in 2004. The genre of the film is science fiction action, directed by Alex Proyas. The screenplay by Jeff Vintar and Akiva Goldsman is from a screen story that was written by Vintar. It was based on his original screenplay named … Read more

What We Know About the Area 51?

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Area 51 is the only military facility that has given birth to a lot of conspiracy theories than any other military facility in the world. It is a highly classified facility of the United States Air Force (USAF). It is located within the Training Range and Nevada Test. Area 51 is a … Read more

Interesting Facts about Neptune

Neptune as seen from Voyager 2 from 4.4 million miles 

Neptune was the first planet discovered through mathematical calculations instead of a telescope. It was discovered in 1846 by the German astronomer “Johann Gottfried Galle” and the French astronomer and mathematician “Urbain Le Verrier.”  This dark and cold planet is also known as the “Ice Giant.” Following are some interesting facts about … Read more

Fascinating Facts about Mercury

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Mercury is the smallest planet of our Solar system and also the closest one to the Sun. Scientists have been studying the planet for a very long time now, due to which many fascinating facts about Mercury were uncovered. Let’s dive into some of these amazing facts about this planet.  1. Mercury … Read more

Interesting Facts About Nanomaterials

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With advances in modern science being as amazing as they are, there is a plethora of new and exciting things out there for you to learn about every day, with newer ones being created daily. From the exciting new advances in robotics and artificial intelligence to the invention of more durable and … Read more

Mass Extinction- Should We Be Worried About It?

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Ever since life first appeared on Earth in the form of Prokaryotes about 4.28 billion years ago, more than five billion different life forms have thrived on our planet. Life originated from the hydrothermal vents in the depths of early oceans and gradually occupied every ecosystem on Earth from soil to rock … Read more

What are Invasive Species & Are They a Threat to Biodiversity?

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Due to the increasing globalization and climate change in recent years, invasive alien species with their harmful and adverse effects on biodiversity have become a global threat to ecosystems.  Several organizations are showing an intense concern for the growing menace with multiple international initiatives and educational guidelines. A study published in Global … Read more

What are Earth Sheltered Homes and What are Their Benefits?

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The nature of human housing has evolved drastically since our earliest days. From living in caves, to mud and straw huts, to wooden and stone homes, to the grand skyscrapers we see today. This evolution is still going on of course, as is common with nearly every aspect of human life. And … Read more

Why does Bitcoin’s Market Fluctuate so Much?

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Ever since Elon Musk called Bitcoin ‘a good thing’ in a discussion on a popular audio chat app, the digital currency’s price has soared to a whooping £27,000, which is more than seven times its worth in March last year.  Although many financialists agree with Elon Musk and believe that Bitcoin could … Read more

Interesting Facts About the Human Genome Project

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In a fast-pacing world marked by technological advancements, scientists are finding new ways every day to solve the enigmas of both this world and its inhabitants – which also include us. To untangle the intricacies of the human body, various scientists are studying the most elementary unit of our body – the … Read more

How the Manhattan Project Changed the Course of History

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Human history is filled with bloodshed, violence, and warring. The pages of our history books are covered in red, and if we ever study any period of human history, wartime seems to be the constant factor that has persisted throughout each period in our past. And, unfortunately, even after countless battles and … Read more

What Periodic Element is a Favorite Among Scientists?

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The elements that are naturally found in our world are an absolutely fascinating field of study. Just a few decades ago arrogant chemists and physicists claimed we had discovered all the elements that existed. At that time the periodic table consisted of only around 80 elements. Today that number has risen to … Read more

Fun Facts About Physics

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Our planet, our solar system, our galaxy, and indeed, our whole universe, is one mind-blowingly fascinating place. Ever since the dawn of mankind we have looked up at the stars and wondered what they were. Different religions and mythologies have tried to explain our universe and our reason for existing, and although … Read more

What You Need to Know About The Branches of Science

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Science is the systematic study of the nature and behavior of objects and the natural universe based on measuring, experimenting, observing, and shaping laws. You may have heard many terms related to the word “science” since childhood. Therefore, sometimes you can think of this area of ​​study as a topic without categories. … Read more

Ways Scientific Discoveries Can Affect Our Lives

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The next time you leave the house to get your morning coffee or to run a grocery run, take a moment to slow down and truly appreciate the marvels you are surrounded by. From the cars zipping by to the phones in everyone’s hands. The world we currently live in is so … Read more