Please note! Listed below are questions submitted by e-mail to the author of "The Great Magnet, the Earth." Some of them (marked ***) came in response to an earlier site "The Exploration of the Earth's Magnetosphere" and are also found there in the question-and-answer section.
Chemical Engineering Fundamentals I - CHF1501; Year module: NQF level: 5: Credits: 12: Module presented in English: Co-requisite: CHE181T & MAT1581 Purpose: The purpose of this module is to introduce students to chemical engineering calculations, chemical equations and its stoichiometry and the basic concepts required in the material balances.
SPECIFIC METHODS ENZYME PREPARATIONS α-Amylase Activity (Bacterial). Application and Principle. This procedure is used to determine the a-amylase activity, expressed as bacterial amylase units (BAU), of enzyme preparations derived from Bacillus subtilis var., Bacillus licheniformis var., and Bacillus stearothermophilus.
A Space Colony is when a colony is not on the surface of a planet, but instead is a huge space station. They are discussed in detail here.. And when a mature colony starts making noices about "No Taxation Without Representation", the time is ripe for a War of Independence.
Heroes and Villains - A little light reading. Here you will find a brief history of technology. Initially inspired by the development of batteries, it covers technology in general and includes some interesting little known, or long forgotten, facts as well as a few myths about the development of technology, the science behind it, the context in which it occurred and the deeds of the many ...
A machine (or mechanical device) uses power to apply forces and control movement to perform an intended action. Machines can be driven by animals and people, by natural forces such as wind and water, and by chemical, thermal, or electrical power, and include a system of mechanisms that shape the actuator input to achieve a specific application of output forces and movement.