/* */ Talented persons Archives - WOW FACTS

Category: Talented persons

How many women have actually been in space?

March 21, 2023

We all have an answer to the question of who was the first woman in space. Valentina Tereshkova. On June 16, 1963, the Vostok 6 spacecraft made that trip. But it took 20 years for a second woman to reach space. The second trip was in 1982, and that too was by Soviet Union cosmonaut…

On March 16, 1926, engineer Robert Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket.

March 18, 2023

What was his response to those who objected to his prediction that rocket-powered vehicles would one day reach the moon? “Every sight is funny until the first man accomplishes something; but once possible, it becomes commonplace.”

International Day of Mathematics (Pi Day)

March 15, 2023

March 14 is observed as World Pi (π) Day. When March 14 is written in the American style of Month/Day/Year, it commemorates the value of pi (π ≈ 3.14).Physicist Larry Shaw started celebrating Pi Day in 1989. Similarly, June 28 is considered as ‘Two Pi Day’ (2 * π ≈ 6.28) and July 22 as…

Carl Sagan explaining the Drake equation:

February 16, 2023

N = R*•fp•ne•fl•fi•fc•L “In 1961, Carl’s close friend, fellow astronomer Frank Drake, created an equation for calculating the number of intelligent civilizations in the galaxy.” The Drake equation is: N = R*•fp•ne•fl•fi•fc•L where: N = the number of civilizations in our galaxy with which communication might be possible (i.e. which are on our current past…

Location: NASA Office

January 25, 2023

Date: 1969 Half a century ago, MIT played a critical role in the development of the flight software for NASA’s Apollo program, which landed humans on the Moon for the first time in 1969. Job: Lead Developer on Apollo Mission Standing: Margaret Hamilton Nearby books: The program codes they wrote for the vehicle that landed…

Hot water ICEs faster than cold water.!

January 24, 2023

Erasto Empemba was a schoolboy in Tanzania in 1963.While making ice cream with his friends, he noticed that hot milk freezes faster than cold milk. Hence the name Empemba effect.But this effect has been observed since the time of Aristotle. But chemists have struggled to give an accurate scientific explanation.There is a reason for that.Warm…

Galileo did not invent the telescope!

January 23, 2023

Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei Most people are of the opinion that LiScope was invented. However, the telescope was first used for observing the sky. The world of science says that Galileo was not the right person. It is true that Galileo popularized the telescope. . Hans, who was running an eyeglass business in the Netherlands…

Dr. Edwin Buzz Aldrin, the first American astronaut to land on the moon, got married at the age of 93.

January 22, 2023

Buzz Aldrin made Dr. Anka Faure his life partner after a long love affair. Aldrin became the second person to set foot on the lunar surface in 1969 with the Apollo 11 mission. He shared the pictures on Twitter with the caption that the two tied the knot in a simple ceremony in Los Angeles.Good…

The father of space travel

January 3, 2023

Wernher von Braun A German, he was the forerunner of rocket/(v2) research in Nazi Germany. Later, he migrated to the United States and became the Head of Rocket and Space Technology there. Rather than an aerospace engineer, he is called a space architect because the Saturn V rocket that brought man to the moon is…

OPPENHEIMER A Film by Christopher Nolan

December 22, 2022

Oppenheimer is the next film of Christopher Nolan who directed hit films like Interstellar. The movie that fans all over the world are waiting for. A few words about Oppenheimer. But it does not go into the interior of the movie.He was an American theoretical physicist with German roots and was also a physics teacher…