The Science Museum: Not Just A Tourist Hotspot by Andrew Regan
... But the Science Museum doesn't simply provide a place for children to learn and play amongst some of the world's most important scientific developments: it also opens up forums for controversial scientific debate. The Dana Centre, a groundbreaking urban bar and cafť, was opened in 2003 in an annex to the Museum, and is currently the UK's only dedicated scientific discussion venue for adults. As an integral part of the National Museum of Science and Industry (which includes York's National ...
The GED Math Test: About the Casio fx-260 Calculator by Leonard Williams
... So calculator skills aren't just important for GED students; knowledge of scientific calculators is important to everyone engaged in today's rapidly progressive technological society. Here are some basics to understand about the Casio fx-260:
Learn the location of the keys. Learn the functions that the keys perform. Use the 'On' button to reset the calculator, or to clear the memory. How to use the 'Clear' and 'All Clear' buttons or functions to clear the last number entered or memory.
Understanding Your Heart Rate by Zach Bashore
... when deciding to start your own cardiovascular workout. You also need to take into consideration that you don`t have to burn yourself out by calculating every single step you take to measure your heart rate. Believe it or not, some people actually do this and are looked at strangely by others as well. If you want to burn more calories, simply eat less or become more active, you don`t have to get scientific until you are advanced enough to know what you`re doing. Until next time, later!
The Notebooks Of Leonardo Davinci by Kevin Wilson
... Leonardo kept notebooks as a private journal, intentionally censoring his work from those who might irresponsibly use it (the tank, for instance). The writings remained obscure until the 19th century, and were not directly of value to the development of science and technology. In January 2005, researchers discovered the hidden laboratory used by Leonardo da Vinci for studies of flight and other pioneering scientific work in previously sealed rooms at a monastery in the heart of Florence.
Casino Games and Mathematics - Part 2 by A. Prudent
... small article in an American academic journal (Thorp E.O. "A favourable strategy for twenty-one", 47, 110-112, (1961)). And despite the small size of the article and, consequently, an extremely condensed form of persentment, made it comprehensible for rather a narrow group of professionals, one can be sure that a number of American scientists and their friends certainly "improved" their material situation (owners of gambling houses were unlikely to read scientific magazines at that time).
Sixties: The Decade of Rebellion by Phil Edwards
... Inventions and Innovations
Computers also moved from being a scientific curiosity to a genuine industrial innovation; punch cards and tape were the programming tools of the time Ė until the integrated circuit, the precursor to todayís microchips. This innovation led to the development of the hand-held pocket calculator by Texas Instruments, though calculators did not come into general use until the early seventies. But the world didnít understand how much science and technology was really ...
Weight Loss One Step at a Time by Kory Doszpoly
... Volume, it appears, is more important. If, for instance, you decided to start out with three 6-inch sandwiches a day to see where it takes you, itís better to stick with that. Donít worry; I will walk you through how to determine the best course of action for you in The Program section. However, I realized that no one can do any one thing all the time. Everyone needs a break. It is just like a job. We go to work to make a living. We try to make it as enjoyable as possible, but it is still ...
Is A Premium Dog Food Really That Much Better For Your Dog? by Carolyn Schweitzer
... It's the result of considerable research that has been published in scientific journals and accepted by industry experts. You can determine the right amount of food to feed your dog and find out how long that 40-lb bag will last! Supplements If you're all ready feeding a nutritionally complete premium dog food, do you still need supplements? This is another hotly debated topic. As a rule, it seems that most dogs do just fine without supplements .