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Articles about experiment

History
by dwest61506
5 years ago
Sir Isaac Newton - Scientist, Theologian, Mint Master, Alchemist, and More

Sir Isaac Newton was one of the greatest minds the world has ever seen. He revolutionized the sciences of physics and mathematics. He also was an alchemist and became the Master of the Royal Mint. He wrote extensively on many topics in history and religion.

Technology
by Lithium77
8 years ago
Weird Science: Diet Coke and Mentos

The Diet Coke and Mentos Eruption is probably the most well-known and popular experiments of modern times. It is a highly entertaining, easy experiment that can be performed by all, young and old. Kids and big kids at heart will enjoy the intense geyser caused by only two ingredients. Note, if you are planning on doing this experiment yourself to see it, make sure you do it outside, as it is guaranteed to make a mess.

Lifestyle
by Rev999
8 years ago
Critical Evaluation of Zimbardo's Prison Experiment

An evaluation of the results and conclusions from Zimbardo's prison experiment. It looks at factors which may have affected the results of the experiment. The impact of the roleplaying element of the participants and the situational discrepancies between a real and simulated prison, are included for discussion. The validity of the Stanford prison experiment conclusions (despite the possible interference from unavoidable factors arising from the nature of the experiment) seem likely to be pretty accurate. Ethical concerns are, however, highlighted.

Auto
by Kaden01
9 years ago
The Philadelphia Experiment

The Philadelphia Experiment allegedly occured in 1943, during the height of World War II. During this period the Americans had not yet landed in Normandy and were viciously fighting Germany U-Boats in the Atlantia. This was the height of the Battle of the Atlantic. ...

Lifestyle
by GRRR
6 years ago
An Experiment to Test if Our Intention Affects Things Around Us

What if we can effect things around us other than people with our intentions? The possibility would shake our general current scientific theories to their core. Here is a slightly different replication of Dr. Emoto's famous rice experiment along with details of how I did it so others can too. The results of this experiment warrant further investigation.

Lifestyle
by Sarah
7 years ago
Water Cycle Experiments for Kids

Looking for water cycle experiments for kids? Here are some that can be conducted easily at home. Contributed by other kids who are learning about the same topic in school.

Technology
by hospitalera
11 years ago
Science

Science, from latin " scientia" (knowledge) and "scire" (to know) is a broad term used to describe "the intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behaviour of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment." [New Oxford Dictionary of English]

Science therefore is...

Lifestyle
by Rev999
8 years ago
Zimbardo's Prison Experiment

Article describes Zimbardo's Stanford prison experiment and how the guards and prisoners conformed quickly and easily to their designated roles. The outcome and conclusions from the experiment are also explained.

Lifestyle
by Knight of Coins
7 years ago
Telepathic Hypnosis: L.L. Vasiliev's Soviet Experiments in Telepathic Influence and ESP

The reality of telepathic hypnosis was proved in the 1920s by Professor Leonid L. Vasiliev, the Director of the Department of Physiology at the University of Leningrad. Like the quantum physics experiments that would follow later in the century, the experiments also demonstrated the subconscious mind's transcendence over physical space, as hypnotists were able to influence subjects just as effectively separated by a distance of over 1,000 miles.

Lifestyle
by pwarlick
10 years ago
A Psych Experiment That Went Bad

We all know that our behavior is a consequence of the sum of our experiences. We become who were are because of what we have learned and where we have been. In studying this ideology, Dr. Philip Zimbardo, a Psych Professor at Stanford University, wanted to study the...

Technology
by JennaChitty
8 years ago
The History of Cloning

The history of cloning sums the first theories and experiments with DNA that led us to Dolly up to the possibility of cloning human individuals.

Health
by tkmcdonald
8 years ago
Should Animals Be Used For Research

There are many animal activist groups as well as scientist that believe that animals should not be used for scientific research.  However, there are major reasons why they should.  They are simpler models, the environment and research can be controlled easier, ethically its more feasible to experiment on animal than humans, they are readily available at minimal costs, and the studies performed provide us with faster research into disease and psychological disorders that would not otherwise be discovered.

History
by Evan Powers
8 years ago
Benjamin Franklin: American Inventor

Many people know who Benjamin Franklin is, but he accomplished much more in his life than most people have probably read about. Ben Franklin led a storied life as a founding father of the United States of America, but he didn't play just one role as an American hero. Franklin was a civic activist, revolutionary, philosopher, printer, and maybe most importantly of all, he was an inventor.

History
by Amerowolf
6 years ago
The Auschwitz of the East - The Atrocities of Unit 731

It is not secret about the millions of people that died in World War II, whether it be soldiers on the battlefield, civilians in the towns, or Jews in the concentration camps. However, for thousands of unlucky people, they weren't mercifully killed quickly with a bullet, they had a fate much worse-test subjects. While chemical and biological weapons had been used previously in wars, there was not a lot of understanding of how they effected the human body. A few curious Japanese soldier wanted to solve that mystery, in the worst way. From this curiosity sprang the cruel experiments of Unit 731.

Travel & Places
by Deborah-Diane
9 years ago
Biosphere 2 Tour Information

Visitors to the Tucson, Arizona area should consider taking a fascinating side trip to see Biosphere 2, a vast ecosystem that was built to see if we could create an environment that would support life on another planet. Today, experiments are still conducted inside Biosphere 2, and the public can tour it daily.

Entertainment
by Kaden01
9 years ago
Red Alert: Alternative history?

Red Alert is a Westwood Studios video game that was released in 1996. The game followed on the heels of the very popular Command and Conquer: Tiberian Dawn released in 1995. This game allows you to play in an alternative reality....

Lifestyle
by Archstone
9 years ago
4th Grade Science Fair Projects

If your 4th grade child is unsure of what project to choose for the science fair this year, try one of these ideas for a thoughtful, simple and thorough science project suitable for fourth grade students. Third and fifth grade students may also be able to use these project ideas.

Health
by Patrick O.
7 years ago
The 3 Day Detox Experiment

The article is a description of a 3 day 'master cleanse' experiment. It was conducted for the purpose of fighting stomach ache and bloating, but with bad results. If you're about to start the detox yourself, reading the article is advisable.

Technology
by wizbitz
9 years ago
Computer's OS Virus Crash Test

Why do we need to upgrade our computer's operating system? I have done an experiment that may convince you to upgrade your operating system,or perhaps upgrade to the latest one that is out.

Lifestyle
by Ulalume
9 years ago
The Aristotelian Soul, Atomism, Quantum Immortality, and God (Part 2)


(CLICK FOR PART 1)                A naturalistic form seems to be in line (depending on one’s interpretation) with Aristotle’s prime mover, as described in his book “Metaphysics.” On page 341 Aristotle states, “Now we must observe that neither the matter nor the form comes to be...

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