SpaceX has has made history by successfully landing its Falcon 9 rocket on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean. It’s the first time the company has been able to pull off an ocean landing, after four previous attempts ended in failure. Watch the video below.
Harvard Natural Sciences Lecture Demonstrations conducted a demonstration of an optical technique that allows us to see small changes in the index of refraction in air, which made visible by Schlieren Optics. A point source of light is reflected from a concave mirror and focused onto the edge of a razor blade, which is mounted… Continue reading Schlieren Optics: Making The Invisible Visible
Researchers at the University of Tübingen have discovered a manuscript of the Holly Quran, beautifully written in Kufic sometime between 649 and 675 AD. It was donated to the university in the 19th century, and was written about 20 to 40 years after the death of the prophet Muhammad. This makes the manuscript one of… Continue reading Researchers Discovered Oldest Copy Of The Holly Quran
Engineer Jason Kerestes from Arizona State University have created a working prototype jetpack that attaches to a soldier’s back and helps them run faster. The 4MM project’s aim is to enhance the speed of the wearer and to break the four minute barrier with ease. Watch the video below.
Some scientific discoveries were the result of an accident that can lead to spectacular breakthrough. Lets take a look at some of these accidental discoveries that changed our world in the video below.