Nuclear bombs work on account of the energy generated from radiated particles. The reaction is extremely fast and therefore causes massive destruction. The two nuclear reactions fission and fusion can cause a nuclear explosion. Fission breaks nucleus apart and fusion makes them fall into one another. Plutonium and uranium are effective for … Read more
The surface of Mars is covered in a deep, rich iron oxide that gives the planet its red tinge. It is commonly believed that, long ago, part of the planet's surface was covered in water, and until recently it was believed that the iron oxide that remains was due to a process of oxidation, … Read more
It has been theorised that Jupiter's fourth largest moon Europa may be able to sustain life within a subsurface ocean that appears to exist under its icy crust. It was previously believed that life could not be sustained without sunlight. However in 1977, lifeforms were discovered in the depths of the Galapagos Rift that proved … Read more
William Shakespeare is the world's most acclaimed playwright, but of course a man of such capability did not only write plays. Other than thirty eight plays, Shakespeare's surviving works include one hundred and fifty four sonnets, two narrative poems and a range of other poems. Shakespeares narrative poems were published in 1593 and 1594 when … Read more
'Falling Down' is performed by the well known British Indie band Oasis. It was written and sung by lead singer Noel Gallagher and is featured on their 2008 studio album 'Dig Out Your Soul'.
It may be hard to believe but technically the shortest distance between the United States and Russia is less than three miles. Little Diomede Island, which is part of Alaska and Big Diomede Island, which is part of Russia are within three miles of none another.