A stellarator is a plasma device that relies primarily on external magnets to confine a plasma. Scientists researching magnetic confinement fusion aim to use stellarator devices as a vessel for nuclear fusion reactions. The name refers to the possibility...
Obninsk Nuclear Power Plant
Obninsk Nuclear Power Plant (Russian: Обнинская АЭС, romanized: Obninskaja AES; About this soundpronunciation (help·info)) was built in the "Science City" of Obninsk, Kaluga Oblast, about 110 km (68 mi) southwest of Moscow, Soviet Union.
The Windscale fire of 10 October 1957
The Windscale fire of 10 October 1957 was the worst nuclear accident in the United Kingdom's history, and one of the worst in the world, ranked in severity at level 5 out of a possible 7 on the International Nuclear Event Scale.
United States' first commercial nuclear power plant
Shippingport is a borough in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States, located along the Ohio River. The population was 214 at the 2010 census.
The Manhattan Project
The Manhattan Project was a research and development undertaking during World War II that produced the first nuclear weapons. It was led by the United States with the support of the United Kingdom and Canada.
The technological singularity
The technological singularity—or simply the singularity—is a hypothetical point in time at which technological growth becomes uncontrollable and irreversible, resulting in unforeseeable changes to human civilization.
The Tomatis® Method
Tomatis® improves Motor, Emotional, and Cognitive abilities, through Music and Language. It offers children, adults, and seniors, one of the most innovative and advanced, neurosensory stimulation training to improve brain function. Find a certified Practi...
Tulip mania (Dutch: tulpenmanie) was a period during the Dutch Golden Age when contract prices for some bulbs of the recently introduced and fashionable tulip reached extraordinarily high levels, and then dramatically collapsed in February 1637.
The Montessori method
The Montessori method of education was developed by Italian physician Maria Montessori. Emphasizing independence, it views children as naturally eager for knowledge and capable of initiating learning in a sufficiently supportive and well-prepared learning...
Clifford Paul "Cliff" Stoll (born June 4, 1950) is an American astronomer, author and teacher. He is best known for his investigation in 1986, while working as a systems administrator at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, that led to the capture o...
Carl Gustav Jung
Jung's work was influential in the fields of psychiatry, anthropology, archaeology, literature, philosophy, and religious studies.
Cas9 (CRISPR associated protein 9)
Cas9 (CRISPR associated protein 9) is an RNA-guided DNA endonuclease enzyme associated with the CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) adaptive immunity system in Streptococcus pyogenes, among other bacteria. S. pyogenes utiliz...
Karl Landsteiner developed the modern system of classification of blood groups
Karl Landsteiner (June 14, 1868 – June 26, 1943), was an Austrian and American biologist and physician.
A Team Of Japanese Scientists Creates Glass As Strong As Steel And Iron!
A team of scientists, at the University of Tokyo’s Institute of Industrial Science, has created an entirely new type of glass that is nearly as tough as steel.