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Oort Cloud Facts

The Oort cloud around our solar system Recent astronomical discoveries reveal a fascinating structure within our solar system. It consists of three zones. (Four if you also consider the Sun as a zone.) It is i...
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How is a star born?

Birth of a star The universe is a wondrous place where many processes, that defy all imagination,occur. One of these magical phenomena is the birth of a star. Born out of nebilas, a star is the end result of h...
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Daylight savings time-DST-2014

What is Daylight Savings Time Originally introduced in 1784 by Benjamin Franklin, DST (Daylight Savings Time) is the time change that occurs in the Spring and Fall. In the Spring clocks are set one hour ahead,...
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Thomas Edison and his great inventions

How Many Inventions has Thomas Edison? Thomas Edison, lived between 1847-1931, was an inventor and businessman born in Ohio and holds the patents of over 1, 000 products including but obviously not limited to ...
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Alexander Graham Bell the Inventor of the Telephone?

Was Alexander Graham Bell the Sole Inventor of the Telephone? There was no exception with Alexander Bell (1847-1922) like the inventors of many scientific breakthroughs, that he tried to gain sole credit for t...
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How was Electricity Discovered by Benjamin Franklin

Is it True That Electricity was Discovered by an Experiment Conducted by Benjamin Franklin Using a Kite and a Bolt of Lightning? Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) was known for many things as an inventor. When we ...

Who Invented the First Steam Engine?

James Watt and the Discovery of Steam Engine Some historians believe that the first steam driven machine (steam engine) was conceived in ancient China according to the the collection of works contained in the ...

Archimedes Principle: Law of Buoyancy

How Did a Tyrant, a Gold Crown, and a Bath House Help Archimedes Establish the Law of Buoyancy? I assume that most of you  have heard of Archimedes (287-212 BC) from one fairy tales. Great mathematician Archi...
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Animal Bite Forces

Bite Forces of Animals Notwithstanding the large flow of information given to us by various mediums regarding with the question of Bite Forces of Animals I decided just to own some detective work. This article...