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Ancient Inventions That Seem Modern

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We imagine that ancient technologies are totally alien from our modern technology.  However, it turns out that a lot of our relatively modern technology is actually quite ancient. Here are eight examples of ancient inventions. Steam Engine  The steam engine was first invented by Heron Alexandrinus in 1st Century Greece.  Until 1577 it was forgotten […]

Water: Earth’s Most Common Liquid

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Water is a huge part of the Earth.  It’s so huge that we’re called the Blue Planet.  It has the power to create, sustain or destroy life on the planet. Yet what do we really know about it? 10 Interesting Water Facts It’s all the same –  There is the same quantity of water on […]

Cellphones: The Science of Communication

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Cellphones are a necessary part of our daily lives now.  In fact, they’re so necessary that the term FOMO, or fear of missing out, has become an understood phenomenon in only three years.  Here are ten fun facts about cellphones. 10 Fun Facts about Cellphones Computing power – Cellphones have more computer power than the […]

SPOTLIGHT: Computers: the Forgotten Women in Science

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Computers, today we think of computers as electronic devices that can be used to store, process, and share information.  They can come in the form of tablets, laptops, phones and desktop computers. We also tend to think of the computer programming industry as a male domain. This wasn’t always the case though. The History When […]