Category: Talented persons

Some famous self-asked questions that changed the world

June 26, 2023

If an apple falls, then does the moon also fall?By Isaac Newton.led to the theory of gravity How do organisms transmute information about their features over a thousand generations?By Charles Darwinled to the theory of evolution How does a single organism transmit information to its off spring over a single generation?By Gregor Mendelled to the…

The owner of the brain in this photo is a woman named Cameron Mott. This woman only has half a brain

May 30, 2023

The other half of her brain had to be removed when she was four years old due to seizures. With this half-brain she later lived beautifully. How did this happen? Not that Cameron needs half a brain. Instead, the remaining half of Cameron’s brain took over the functions of the missing part.That is, all the…

Three factors made skyscrapers possible

May 27, 2023

Skyscrapers are one of the most fascinating objects behind the advancements of today’s modern age. Without skyscrapers in history, it is highly doubtful that the human race would have progressed this far. Let’s get to know the three important people and their ideas that made the widespread construction of skyscrapers possible. Henry Bessemer Revolutionized steel…

Austrian Felix Baungartner is the first person to record sky diving faster than sound.

May 6, 2023

This Austrian skydived at a height of 39 km from the sky in New Mexico. Felix reached this height in a balloon and it took less than ten minutes to reach the bottom. In the final moments of the jump, Felix used a parachute to speed control his descent Felix jumped at a speed of…

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…