These devices are sometimes referred to as solar motors or thermal motors, or even thermal retraction motors. Sunlight hitting the strips is converted into thermal energy (heat) which then causes the rotor to turn without any electrical or other mechanical parts.
This inquiry activity investigates factors that make an object fall faster or slower and is an easy one for students to design, set up,and test.It does not require any special equipment and is a good way to use up and recycle used paper.
I asked the questions Wikipedia failed to fully answer: what is machine learning? who should be learning it. Phrases like neural nets & deep learning tap into our sense of fantasy, but when we jump from new tech to robot takeover, we miss the beauty and power of what machine learning actually is.
A psychological trait that all successful people appear to have in common. It’s been cosigned by Bill Gates and NASA uses it as a criteria for selecting potential Systems Engineers. This concept is called the growth mindset who believe that intelligence or skill, in any field, can be developed through effort.
Are to-do lists about feeling a sense of accomplishment or actually getting things done? The typical way of writing lists can result in feeling good about yourself at the expense of productivity.
Happy Valentine's Day! Here’s a musical look at your brain on love. This song explores a few of the changes that have been observed in our brains and bodies when we are in love. Our minds are incredibly complicated, and neurotransmitters like dopamine play a host of different roles. There’s so much more to learn.
SpaceX made history on February 6th when the company successfully launched its long-awaited Falcon Heavy rocket from Kennedy Space Center in Florida — currently the most powerful rocket in the world by a factor of two, and with an affordable advertised price tag to boot.
A vast interconnected network of ancient cities was home to millions more people. This ancient civilization Was Twice big as medieval England. Laser technology known as LiDAR digitally removes the forest canopy to reveal ancient ruins, showing that Maya cities such as Tikal were much larger.