Introduction to 3D Printing

Printing with a 3D printer

3D printing may be relatively new to many of us, but the truth is that 3D printing has been around for a long time and the industry has been steadily growing. This method of printing is alternately called “additive manufacturing” or “desktop fabrication.” This type of technology is used to create a … Read more

Mars Rover – Curiosity

Mars Rover

NASA’s Mars Rovers – an introduction Space technologically keeps advancing at an exponential rate. Technological advancements have led to new innovations, capabilities and expanded space exploration. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), is owned and run by the government and has over the years been launching Mars rovers to explore the … Read more

Introduction to C.S. Lewis

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Clive Staples (C.S.) Lewis is one of the most successful and influential writers of the 20th century. He wrote the high fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia between 1949 and 1954; its film adaptation would become a worldwide success. He also wrote science fiction (such as The Space Trilogy), essays, books on … Read more

Introduction to Ray Bradbury

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Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois, on August 22,1920. He had a good childhood, supported and loved by his extended family. Waukegan would supply the inspiration for many of Bradbury’s writings, where it was fictionalized as “Green Town”. Beginnings Also at 14, Bradbury received his first pay as a writer when comedian, … Read more

Who Invented the Modern Watch?

Who invented the modern watch?

Watches have been around for a long time, and we see them not only as a tool to check time but also as an accessory and a fashion statement. You may have at some point wondered about who really invented the modern watch? Watches have come a long way from sundials and … Read more

What Is an Atomic Clock? And Why Is It Important?

Atomic Clock

Defining an atomic clock An atomic clock is a clock that is run, electronically, and is the most accurate keeper of time known to humans. Using atomic physics, an atomic clock is extremely precise (with an accuracy of 10^-9 seconds per day – 1 in 10^14 – which means it would take … Read more

God Particle – Higgs Boson – On the Run

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What is this thing called “The God Particle?” For those of you unfamiliar with the God Particle, got its name from Leon Lederman’s book “The God Particle: If the Universe Is the Answer, What Is the Question?”. Lederman gave it the ominous name because the particle is “so central to the state … Read more

The Queen’s Empire

The Queen's Empire

The foundation of an empire It is a dark and stormy night in the desert of Arizona. It is the perfect night for a tale of a rise to power. Our story begins when a small, honey ant queen lands after a mating flight in a spot she thinks is a good … Read more