‘The solar system consists of the sun and its nine planets.’ All of us read this statement in our schools in a chapter named ‘The Solar System’. And then, all of a sudden, in the year 2006, this became false when Pluto was demoted from ‘planethood’ and put under the category of dwarf planets.
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What is the biggest thing you can think of? The universe? All right. Have you ever wondered what the origin of this vast universe was?
Our life today would have been quite different if it weren’t for the huge number of discoveries and inventions in the field of science. Various contributions of different scientists to this world have influenced our way of life in one form or the other. So lets find out more about few great scientists.
Sun, the most prominent one in the Solar system, is one of the greatest sources of energy. With the gigantic population on earth that is increasing at an alarming rate, there is a dearth of energy and resources to suffice the needs. And that is when the mighty Sun comes to our rescue.
Ages back, when medical science was still taking its baby steps, people were totally unaware of the reason for their illness and the medication that was required to cure it. With the development in medical research, the identification of the cause of the diseases became possible. But the task of identifying the right medication was still an uphill struggle.
The evolution of computers from ENIAC to the extremely portable laptop has made computing an everyday task. The then used vacuum diodes became extremely heated that diodes had to be replaced after every hour or less. With a little improvement, lifespan was increased to about a day or two but heating was the major obstacle being faced by computer engineers.
Who doesn't love a good, soft donut? Some loved theirs with a chocolate glaze and some like it with a sugar glaze and the adventurous ones like it chocolate filled! But have you ever thought how are donuts made at a large scale?
When the world was formed, there were two types of energy- Matter and anti-matter. A matter is made up of atoms that have subatomic particles with charges: electrons (-ve), protons (+ve) and neutrons (neutral). The electrons orbit around the nucleus of the atom. Antimatter is the mirror image of matter. Thus, it is exactly the … Continue reading 10 facts about Antimatter
The world of science never stops. Every day, we experience new technology which makes this world seem almost magical. HoloLens by Microsoft is another fascinating invention by Microsoft. Read on to find out more about this cool thing!!