Why Are Earthquakes So Hard To Predict – By Jean-Baptiste P. Koehl

In 132 CE, Chinese polymath Zhang  Heng presented the Han court with his latest invention. This large vase, he claimed, could tell them whenever an earthquake occurred in their kingdom– including the direction they should send aid. The court was somewhat skeptical, especially when the device triggered on a seemingly quiet afternoon. But when messengers

The Beautiful Future of Solar Power By Marjan van Aubel

Last summer, I was hiking through the Austrian mountains. And there, on top, I saw this beautiful, stone, remote hut, and it had solar panels on it. And every time I see solar panels, I get very enthusiastic. It’s this technology that takes sunlight, which is free and available, and turns that into electricity. So

What is Consciousness?

Here are two images of a house. There’s one obvious difference, but to this patient, P.S., they looked completely identical. P.S. had suffered a stroke that damaged the right side of her brain, leaving her unaware of everything on her left side. But though she could discern no difference between the houses, when researchers asked

How Do Ocean Currents Work?

In 1992 a cargo ship carrying bath toys got caught in a storm.  Shipping containers washed overboard, and the waves swept 28,000 rubber ducks and other toys into the North Pacific. But they didn’t stick together. Quite the opposite–the ducks have since washed up all over the world, and researchers have used their paths to

Does Time Really Exist?

The earliest time measurements were observations of cycles of the natural world, using patterns of changes from day to night and season to season to build calendars. More precise time-keeping, like sundials and mechanical clocks, eventually came along to put the time in more convenient boxes. But what exactly is it that we’re measuring? Is

What Causes Hallucinations?

Rosalie was sitting in her nursing home when her room suddenly burst to life with twirling fabrics. She was an old woman. You can say an old woman can hallucinate due to her age level. But how human hallucinate? In this post, we will learn “What Causes Hallucinations?” Hallucinations: Let’s come to Rosalie. Through the

How Hormones Work in Human Body

Over the course of our small lifetimes, our bodies pass through a series of extraordinary metamorphoses we grow experience puberty and many of us reproduce. But behind the scenes, the endocrine system works constantly to orchestrate these changes. Alongside growth and sexual maturity, this system regulates everything from your sleep to the rhythm of your

Why isn’t The World Covered in Poop?

It can be near to you or your house an animal is defecating. Each day animal kingdom in this world is producing roughly enough dung that can match the total volume of water pouring over the Victoria Falls. Its huge quantity, isn’t it? But why this planet isn’t covered by this stuff. In this post,

What Would it is Like to Live on The Moon?

Hi, Good Morning! It is a beautiful day, isn’t it? But you know what; I live in the underground but not on earth. Even I can reach to up to eight meters by one leap from my bed to the washroom. My sink water drains into a very small greenhouse where I grow my own

What are Gravitational Waves?

In the morning on 14-September, 2015 about 6 o’clock scientist witness something special that no human ever experienced. But it was not on earth. It was in space. That time two black holes colliding. Those black holes are thirty times massive than our sun. These two black holes had been orbiting to each other for