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Understanding the Effects of Solar Flares on Human Behavoir digg HJ: Have you ever noticed that some days everyone just seems to feel more on edge than normal? Perhaps everyone is reporting not sleeping well or feeling agitated? Or maybe it’s just you. Generally you feel fine but occasionally you will have a few days out of the blue where you experience any of the aforementioned qualities. They stick around for a day or two or three and then dissipate as mysteriously as they appeared. Planets: Sun: Overview The sun is a star, a hot ball of glowing gases at the heart of our solar system. Its influence extends far beyond the orbits of distant Neptune and Pluto. Without the sun's intense energy and heat, there would be no life on Earth.

Radioactive cesium-137 in foods can be blocked during digestion: Health Ranger research breakthrough (NaturalNews) After many long months of intense R&D efforts in the laboratory, I am ready to make this historical, groundbreaking announcement: I have discovered, documented and validated a combination of five natural substances which can capture and remove radioactive cesium-137 from the digestive tract. This operates in much the same way that dietary fiber can capture and remove many other substances during digestion, except that the formula I have discovered has selective ionic affinity for cesium atoms. The five ingredients in this formula are all GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) by the FDA, and this formula can be manufactured as a dietary supplement. It is NOT a drug and no claims are being made for this formula to treat, prevent or cure any disease. The CDC's description of Prussian Blue validates the idea that certain substances can be used to capture radiological elements in the gastrointestinal tract in order to remove them from the body.

Atomic Structure An updated version of this lesson is available at Visionlearning: Atomic Theory & Ions & Isotopes In the last lesson we learned that atoms were particles of elements, substances that could not be broken down further. In examining atomic structure though, we have to clarify this statement. Making Waves with the Electromagnetic Spectrum The electromagnetic spectrum describes the range of electromagnetic waves placed in order of increasing frequency. At one end of the spectrum are radio waves, which have a very low frequency and long wavelengths. At the other end of the spectrum are high-frequency (short wavelength) gamma rays. All electromagnetic waves travel at the same speed - the speed of light. They differ in the amount of energy they transfer, called electromagnetic radiation.

5 Really Weird Things About Water Water, good ol' H2O, seems like a pretty simple substance to you and me. But in reality, water - the foundation of life and most common of liquid - is really weird and scientists actually don't completely understand how water works. Here are 5 really weird things about water: 1. Hot Water Freezes Faster Than Cold Water Take two pails of water; fill one with hot water and the other one with cold water, and put them in the freezer. Build a Sunspot Viewer 1. Watch the NASA video “What are sunspots?”Show students the NASA video “What are sunspots?” Provide support for vocabulary terms sunspots, magnetic field, photosphere, convection, and atmosphere, as needed. Then check students’ understanding.

Paul A.M. Dirac - Biography Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac was born on 8th August, 1902, at Bristol, England, his father being Swiss and his mother English. He was educated at the Merchant Venturer's Secondary School, Bristol, then went on to Bristol University. Here, he studied electrical engineering, obtaining the B.Sc. (Engineering) degree in 1921.

The Science of Light : Stellar Spectra When light passes through a prism, it separates into the colors that make it up. White light changes to a swath of colors. This rainbow is called a spectrum. Short Words to Explain Relativity So, have a seat. Put your feet up. This may take some time. Can I get you some tea? Earl Grey?