Thursday, October 19, 2017

Tag: science

Today in History, November 29th

A few of the great historical events that happened today in history, November 29th! 1863 The Battle of Fort Sanders, Knoxville, Tenn., ends...

Boston Corbett and the Year of the Mad Hatter

The story of one Boston Corbett is certainly an interesting one--a story full of religious fanaticism, self-castration, and murder. Now that I've piqued your...

The Origins of the Microwave Oven: Messy and Full of Peanuts

Can you imagine a life without a microwave oven? Microwaves grant us a way to heat even the most frozen foods in mere moments...

Joseph von Fraunhofer ─ The Father of the Spectrometer

Joseph von Fraunhofer: The Father of the Spectrometer (Guest Post) To the average layperson, that title wouldn’t seem particularly important, but the average layperson would...

Roentgen and Curie’s Contribution to Radiotherapy

Roentgen and Curie's Contribution to Radiotherapy When German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen first discovered the X-ray in 1895, he probably didn't know his discovery would eventually...

History of Malaria

I have found that my favorite part of school is trying to turn every class paper or essay into a history lesson. I've struck...