Articles (Physics)

The Physics of Shipping in Constricted Waters
(Science at Work)

After days of arduous labor, the Ever-Given container ship was finally released allowing for the international commerce movement across the Suez Canal to resume. We picked three physical phenomena that affect vessels passing through constricted waterways to tackle in this article.


Make Your Own Telescope
(The Scientist Inside You)

The holy month of Ramadan will start in few days, bringing its blessings along. Make your own telescope to be able to observe Ramdan's crescent moon by yourself.


Could A Black Hole Bring the End of the World?
(Earth and Sky)

Black holes are a big concern; not just for NASA scientists, but for the whole world. The biggest question is: What would happen if a black hole reached us? Would it be our doom?


Gravitational Waves
(Earth and Sky)

In 1950, German physicist Albert Einstein developed a theory known as the General Theory of Relativity, in which he looked at gravity from a different perspective.


Women Architects: Part Two
(The People of Science: Scientists and Inventors)

Often referred to as the “Queen of the Curve”, Zaha Hadid was frequently described in the Press as the world’s top female architect.


What Is Quantum Computing?
(Technology and Inventions)

Experts expect a revolution in informatics led by quantum computing.

A Big Screen Reveal of Big Heroes: The Imitation Game
(The People of Science: Scientists and Inventors)

Many scientists exerted extensive efforts to benefit people by their research and inventions; yet, not many know their stories.

Interstellar: A Journey into Knowledge
(Astronomy and Space Sciences)

Although Interstellar is a science-fiction movie, it does not depart from reality entirely; it introduces people to Theoretical Physics.


Around the World in One Day
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

It is true that the world has become a small village thanks to technology but how trotting around the globe in one day would feel like.

Yoga and Weight Loss
(Science and Sports)

For some people, yoga is an exercise associated with relaxation; yet, it burns a lot of calories, and promotes metabolism in general.

Where is Air?
(The Scientist Inside You)

Air, fortunately, is free and everywhere, which means there is no need to buy or search for it. Let us enjoy these easy science experiments at home.

Climate Observations based on ALLATRA SCIENCE
(Versus the Change!)

There is a big risk of misunderstanding and underestimating all the factors and the scale of influence of various processes on global climate change.

Physical Phenomena and the World of Design
(Science and Art)

Because we are accustomed to live with tools and machines that allow us access to endless information, designers pursue graphs, codes, and software that transforms data and variables into unique shapes.

Max Planck: The Founder of Quantum Theory (Q&A)
(The People of Science: Scientists and Inventors)

A brilliant ninth-grade student once visited my office, to ask some questions that intrigued him while reading Carl Sagan’s Romance of Science


Stephen Hawking: A Legacy of Hope
(Education)

A disease as grave as ALS could have broken any spirit; however, some people’s strength and determination are stronger than any disease; Stephen Hawking is one of those towering figures.

Biomechanics: Work Out Smarter, Not Harder
(Science and Sports)

Biomechanics is the science that studies the body’s motion; it is an extensive interaction between biology and mechanics.

Lise Meitner and the Nobel Prize Controversy
(The People of Science: Scientists and Inventors)

The splitting of atoms—nuclear fission—was a discovery that changed our world. Few, however, know that a woman physicist participated in the discovery of the real power of nuclear energy.

The Science behind Up!
(Science at Home)

Look up in the sky! It is not a bird! It is not a plane! It is not even a superhero! It is a flying house!


What to Wear in Summer—that is the Question!
(Safe Summer)

Being aware of what you should wear in summer is very important to stay cool, comfortable and healthy.


Capturing Life: The Camera
(Technology and Inventions)

As early as the 11th century, the idea of the camera was already being developed.


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