Human beings happen to have built-in, easily accessible identity cards. We have a unique design, which represents us (as individuals) alone, literally at our fingertips. How did this happen?
Sorry, you can’t go visit the world’s tallest waterfall because the Denmark Strait cataract is entirely underwater.
Soaps come in different colors. But why is soap’s lather always white in color?. To know more about this please click to download this science tit-bits
June 2, 1923 – birthday of Lloyd Shapley, American mathematician and Nobel-prize winning economist. He contributed to the fields of mathematical economics and especially game theory.
June 1, 1907 – birthday of Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle, an English Royal Air Force engineer who invented the turbojet engine. To know more about this science TitBits click this link to download and view
When the myelin is damaged in the neurons of the brain and the spinal cord it can cause Multiple sclerosis (MS). To know more about this science TitBits click this link
May 29, 1929 – birthday of Peter Ware Higgs, a British theoretical physicist, emeritus professor at the University of Edinburgh, and Nobel Prize laureate for his work on the mass of subatomic particles.
May 25, 1865 – birthday of Pieter Zeeman, a Dutch physicist who shared the 1902 Nobel Prize in Physics with Hendrik Lorentz for his discovery of the Zeeman effect.
Why is the earthing pin in the socket of electrical appliances so long and thick?
May 27, 1897 – birthday of British physicist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1951 for splitting the atomic nucleus with Ernest Walton, and was instrumental in the development of nuclear power
Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, a Polish & Dutch physicist and engineer. He is best known for inventing the mercury glass-in thermometer and for developing a temperature scale now named after him.
May 26, 1667 – birthday of Abraham de Moivre, a French mathematician known for the de Moivre’s formula (linking complex numbers and trigonometry) and for his work on the normal distribution and probability theory.
When a lighted matchstick is shown before another light source, the shadow of the matchstick is formed on a screen but not the shadow of the flame. Why is it so?
Willem Einthoven, a Dutch doctor and physiologist who invented the first practical electrocardiogram (ECG)
In 1743, Jean-Pierre Christin, working independently of Celsius, developed a scale where zero represented the freezing point of water and 100 represented the boiling point of water
Under project ‘Smiling Buddha’, India successfully detonates its first nuclear weapon becomimg the sixth nation to do so. Click on the picture to view and download the Science TitBits topic ‘Smiling Buddha’
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Why are Diesel Driven Vehicles Noisy
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Emil Adolf Von Behring