Global electromagnetic resonance phenomenon was first discovered and by Nicola Tesla, who made his first documented observations of global electromagnetic resonance at his Colorado Springs laboratory in 1899. This led to certain thought conclusions about the electrical properties of Earth, making the basis for his idea for wireless energy transmission. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nikola_Tesla Theoretically, it is the natural frequency or [...]
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Sometimes Pop Quiz is fun in Science Class. Surprise them with this one and see how present the class is with their current knowledge of solar system and space facts! 1. Which Galaxy do we live in on Earth? Milky Way Galaxy 2. Is our Sun considered to be a Star or a Planet? A [...]
Astronomers have discovered the smallest planet outside our Solar System, and the first that is definitely rocky like Earth. In September 2010, the 4th planet of the Red Dwarf star Gliese 581, appeared to be the best known example of a possible terrestrial exoplanet orbiting near its home star. An extrasolar planet, or exoplanet, is [...]
No need to try to generate excitement with elementary students about space, the solar system and planets. They already have a natural curiosity about these things, thanks to an abundance of science fiction in the media. Here are a great way to capitalize on this excitement and to teach them the truth about our solar [...]
Can you imagine being 4.5 billion years old? That is the age of the rare 52.8 kilogram meteorite chunk that is being investigated at the Royal Ontario Museum this week by Kimberly Tait, the museum’s curator, and the ROM research team. The meteorite is about the size of a school packsack, and it was found in [...]
The 8.8-magnitude Chilean earthquake released so much energy that it may have slightly shortened the length of the Earth’s day, a NASA scientist says… …The JPL computer model suggests that the length of the Earth day may have been shortened by 1.26 millionths of a second. The change in the length of the day came [...]
Teaching Outer space and the solar system is one of the most interesting topics discussed in school because of the countless variety of plantets and the idea that there is actually something else outside of our world. In the few decades since space exploration began, probes have reached the far regions of the solar system. [...]