An illustration giving detailed explanation of the Ideal Gas Law.
Chemistry

Why Ideal Gas Law Is Not That Ideal

June 19, 2020

Ideal Gas law and why it is not that ideal: Analyzing different conditions required of an Ideal gas and how Ideal gases don’t remain ideal under the scrutiny of certain conditions. […]

An illustration displaying the combined gas law and ideal gas law.
Chemistry

The Evolution of Combined Gas Law

June 19, 2020

The evolution of gas laws: From Boyle to Charles and from Gay-Lussac to Avogadro, covering the constant progression of gas laws until the eventual discovery of Combined Gas Law. […]

Mercury, the second densest planet in the solar system.
Astronomy

Mercury, the Second Densest Planet

June 18, 2020

Mercury is the second densest planet of our solar system, second only to earth. Mercury, surprisingly, also has a global magnetic field, which exists due to a strange phenomenon called antifreeze. […]

An image of Mercury planet from the space.
Astronomy

Secrets Hidden Underneath Mercury’s Surface

June 18, 2020

What are the secrets hidden underneath the surface of Mercury? What do the Craters and Mercury hollows reveal about the Mercury? And how could there still be water on the surface of Mercury? […]

A illustration of the Apollo space craft landing on the Moon.
Astronomy

A Look Inside the Apollo Program

June 18, 2020

The Apollo Program has been a revolutionary one for several reasons. Beginning in the 1960s, the many missions under this program has brought back valuable data that have provided us with insights about the Moon and its various features. […]

An image displaying planet Mercury in the solar system.
Astronomy

Mercury: A Planet of Extremes

June 18, 2020

Mercury is a planet of extremes: It’s the smallest planet in the solar system and the closest planet to the Sun. It has no atmosphere and the most elliptical orbit around the sun. […]

High power electricity poles in urban area connected to smart grid.
Science

How Does Electricity Work?

June 14, 2020

How does electricity work? By making electrons travel through conductors and reaching devices? No. An electron needs more than a full day to reach a lamp through the wire from the switch. However, the room turns bright as soon as the lamp is switched on. How? […]

Closeup of pile of used alkaline batteries
Science

How Do Batteries Work and Run Out?

June 13, 2020

Batteries are simple inventions whose mechanism is usually misunderstood. Despite common belief, a battery does not store electricity. If it did, it would cause an electric shock every time people touched it. So how do batteries work? […]

Thunderstorm and lightning
Science

Lightning and Myths about Thunderstorms

June 13, 2020

Besides being beautiful to watch, lighting can be pretty scary. The fear is rational since lightning can really kill people it strikes. However, there are beliefs about lightning that have no scientific base and might put people even in greater danger. For example, a car’s rubber tires do not give any immunity when passing through a thunderstorm. […]

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