Watch this bead chain loop defy gravity and bend physics Science is unendingly cool because it can consistently confound the expectations of researcher and layman alike. Case in point, what do you figure would happen if you had a bead chain coiled up in a small container, then pulled one end out? You probably didn’t guess that it would leap up and uncoil like a tiny metallic snake, but that’s what happens. This demonstration is sometimes called Newton’s Beads.
History of nuclear weapons A nuclear fireball lights up the night in the United States nuclear test Upshot-Knothole Badger on April 18, 1953. Nuclear weapons possess enormous destructive power derived from nuclear fission or combined fission and fusion reactions. Starting with scientific breakthroughs made during the 1930s, the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada collaborated during World War II in what was called the Manhattan Project to counter the suspected Nazi German atomic bomb project. In August 1945 two fission bombs were dropped on Japan ending the Pacific War. Most insane, brilliant video of flying human ever SENSE OF FLYING from Goovinn on Vimeo. As we ease into the weekend, anyone still stuck to choose an outdoor activity might look to the example set by Norwegian Espen Fadnes. Watching Fadnes in his wingsuit take off on an awe-inspiring 250km/hour jaunt through the mountains, you can't help but smile - not to mention wonder how anyone can screw up the requisite courage to jump off an alpine peak in bull-goose looney pursuit of what undoubtedly is one of the greatest adrenaline thrills ever. But this is getting to be old hat for Fadnes, who last year won an international competition for wingsuit flying, earning him the sobriquet of the world's fastest flying human. Inspired to try?
Wave energy securing airports - Science (9) - ABC Splash - Overview Electromagnetic radiation is energy that travels in waves. Some examples include gamma rays, X-rays, microwaves and radio waves. Watch this clip to learn more about the properties of energy waves, such as wavelengths, and how electromagnetic radiation is being used in airport security to see through people's clothes but not their bodies. How will this help detect hidden weapons? Duration: 2 mins 29 secs Source : BBC Learning area: Science Secondary: Year 9
Students use giant balls to build omnidirectional motorcycle Riding this bike takes balls. Gigantic balls. Quite possibly the largest pair of balls you've ever seen in one place. Round wheels are out and spherical wheels are in with this project from students at San Jose State University, the end result of which will be a rideable electric motorcycle that uses balls instead of wheels. Boss Gif – Swim Like A Dolphin In The Sea, Edition! « Anguished Repose "My friend.--Welcome to the Carpathians. I am anxiously expecting you. Sleep well tonight. At three tomorrow the diligence will start for Bukovina; a place on it is kept for you. At the Borgo Pass my carriage will await you and will bring you to me.
Colorful Convection Currents Fill two bottles with warm water from the tap and the other two bottles with cold water. Use food coloring or the Fizzers coloring tablets to color the warm water yellow and the cold water blue. Each bottle must be filled to the brim with water. Insulation Experiment: Keep Your Body Warm Ever wonder why your mom makes you wear two or three layers of clothing when you want to go outside and build a snowman? These clothes are actually great insulators, which mean they're made from materials that keep your body temperature from dropping. In this insulation experiment, you'll learn which fabrics help keep you warm on an icy winter day. Some weather conditions, such as rain, wind, and snow cause our bodies to lose heat. If you don't select the right materials to keep your body warm and toasty, you'll start to shiver from the cold.
How do your kidneys work? - Emma Bryce Kidneys play a vital role in your body. Why are kidneys so important? Visit the National Kidney Foundation and find out more details about hypertension, diabetes and other ways they can become damaged.