Inventions

HAARP Alaska: United States Air Force

HAARP Alaska is an auroral research program that superheats the ionosphere. From a distance, it looks like a parking lot filled with over-sized television antennae. In actuality it is the High-Frequency Active Auroral Research Program or HAARP, a government research facility focused on physical and electrical properties of the earth’s ionosphere. Set against the Alaskan forest, HAARP Alaska is, to certain conspiracy theorists, neither a research program nor TV antennae, [...]

By | 2017-10-30T02:13:29+00:00 July 2nd, 2017|Categories: Inventions, Science And Technology|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Anders Celsius: History of the Celsius Scale

In 1742, Swedish astronomer, Anders Celsius invented the Celsius temperature scale, which was named after the inventor. Anders Celsius early became engaged in the general problem of weights and measures, including temperature measurements. Already as a student, he assisted the astronomy professor Erik Burman in meteorology observations. At that time there existed a large variety of thermometers with different scales. Perhaps he already at this stage realized the necessity [...]

By | 2017-10-30T02:34:53+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Categories: Inventions, Public Figures|Tags: , |0 Comments

High Speed Rail Train: Japan Maglev Train

Japan has again demonstrated its prowess in high speed rail train with its state-of-the-art maglev train setting a world record of just over 600km/h (373mph), just days after it broke its previous 12-year-old record. The seven-car maglev high speed rail train – short for “magnetic levitation” – reached a top speed of 603km/h on Tuesday during what officials described as a “comfortable” zip along a test track near Mount [...]

By | 2017-10-30T02:42:08+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Categories: Inventions, Science And Technology|Tags: , |0 Comments

Sir Alexander Fleming

Sir Alexander Fleming was born at Lochfield near Darvel in Ayrshire, Scotland on August 6th, 1881. He attended Louden Moor School, Darvel School, and Kilmarnock Academy before moving to London where he attended the Polytechnic. He spent four years in a shipping office before entering St. Mary's Medical School, London University. He qualified with distinction in 1906 and began research at St. Mary's under Sir Almroth Wright, a pioneer in [...]

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