15 Hours of Science on a Comet

Early on Wednesday morning the European Space Agency completed another milestone in a ten year journey to study Comet 67P know as Churyumov-Gerasimenko by successfully dropping a laundry machine size lander from an orbiting satellite. ESA has been touting…

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Images From The Rosetta/Philae Landing

By now everyone knows,  humans have landed on a comet for the first time ever!!! It’s going to be quite exciting to see what we can find there. So far not much of the data gathered has been released. But here are some photos from the comet landing….

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The Copenhagen Wheel turns any bicycle into an electric hybrid

The heyday for electric vehicles was way back in the early ’30s – the 1830s that is. By 1867, a workable two-wheeled electric cycle was on display at the Paris World Exposition courtesy of Austrian inventor Franz Kravogl. In the early 1900s, the premier…

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The Best Sensory Integration Disorder Toys for Kids

It seems that everyone in my family has Sensory Processing Disorder to some degree or another. My mother can’t be around strong smells, my older daughter can’t handle crowds, my younger daughter either feels too much or too little, and I can’t deal with…

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The Best Sensory Integration Disorder Toys for Kids

It seems that everyone in my family has Sensory Processing Disorder to some degree or another. My mother can’t be around strong smells, my older daughter can’t handle crowds, my younger daughter either feels too much or too little, and I can’t deal with…

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A fully transparent solar cell that could make every window and screen a power source

Researchers at Michigan State University have created a fully transparent solar concentrator, which could turn any window or sheet of glass (like your smartphone’s screen) into a photovoltaic solar cell. Unlike other “transparent” solar cells that we’ve…

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How Does Mining Affect the Environment

Many people are asking how does mining affect the environment. It is a great question and the answer is not as clean and clear, as one would hope to find. How Does Mining Affect the Environment – The Trees It does not take a rocket scientist to look…

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