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Please Tell Me, How Do I Read a Meniscus Accurately?

For Chemistry students who may have questions about how to accurately read a meniscus during Chemistry practicals, this is arriving just in time. According to about.com, the meniscus is the curve seen at the top of a liquid in response to its container. The meniscus can be either concave or convex, depending on the surface tension of the [...]

So Tell Me, Why Do We ONLY See One Side of the Moon?

Has this thought ever crossed your mind? Look to the night sky on any night of the year, and staring back at you is the same side of the moon. Does it have only one side? Is it fixed in space? Does it spin about any axis? are some of the questions that come to [...]

Solar System Tour (Neptune)

Neptune is the eighth planet from the Sun and is the most distant planet from the Sun. This gas giant planet may have formed much closer to the Sun in early solar system history before migrating to its present position. Fast Facts about Neptune 1. The Berlin observatory, following Le Verrier’s calculations giving the possible position of [...]

Should Pluto be a planet again? Experts debate to reinstate the ninth world of the solar system

In 2006, Pluto lost its status as a planet when other bodies in the solar system of similar or greater size were found. The decision to demote it to a ‘dwarf planet’ by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) at the time was highly contentious - and it now seems many still want its planet status [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:47:00+01:00September 25th, 2014|Categories: Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |3 Comments