Category: Technology

Glass, a strange feature of sand

Posted on: September 7, 2020

As you look out of a window or hold a cold draught of something in your hand it is all down to the wonders of glass. Where exactly does glass come from? How is it formed? It is such an incredibly useful material it is very easy to take it…

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What Is Ultrasonic Cleaning?

Posted on: August 27, 2020

It is a procedure that uses ultrasonic sound waves to agitate an oily or greasy liquid. The ultrasonic sound waves are produced by a device that emits sound waves that are in the same frequency as the liquid’s natural frequency. The sound waves vibrate at a frequency close to that…

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A History of Vaccinations

Posted on: July 2, 2020

Nowadays, we all take for granted that as babies and children, childhood vaccinations are just part of life. Barely giving it a second thought, as billions of babies and children are vaccinated all around the world, against the most deadly diseases in human history. As the new threat of Covid…

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How force and motion work to help us

Posted on: June 29, 2020

As we live our lives we are subject to forces and to motion. Some of these forces we cannot see, most we can only feel. We have learned how to harness the power of forces and motion to our own ends. One of the most obvious examples is how we…

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The importance of Plato

Posted on: June 26, 2020

Name a famous Greek philosopher and most will say Plato. We have much in the way of knowledge regarding Plato as a lot of this work survives. He was taught by Socratres, the one who drank the Hemlock poison, and then Plato teaches and influences Aristotle. The fact that Socrates…

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Making the most of a chevron

Posted on: June 17, 2020

One of the most striking design classics is that of the chevron. This simple arrow shape is perfect for a variety of uses. It has been in use since the age of Knights and chivalry but it actually dates back even further than that. The first time the inverted or…

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Orbiting the earth at incredible speeds

Posted on: June 15, 2020

At the end of May we saw the launch of the first ever commercial spacecraft with the SpaceX mission successfully transporting two men to dock with the International Space Station. This is the first time a spacecraft has launched from The Kennedy Space Centre that was not funded directly by…

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Computer Confidence, Children at Home and at School.

Posted on: June 1, 2020

Most Children have access to a computer, lap-top, Kindle or mobile phone at home these days, where they can access information for homework, contact their friends and play weird and wonderful games. Many Parents and Carers are happy to allow their children the freedom of using these on-line devices but…

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How wetsuits are made

Posted on: May 26, 2020

Do you love surfing or bodyboarding or perhaps wild swimming? If you are a beach lover you have probably come across a wetsuit or two over the years. These durable suits help to protect you from the effects of the cold water and come in a variety of designs. The…

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Why people love WordPress

Posted on: May 26, 2020

WordPress is a website application that allows you to create a website or blog from scratch. It is the platform that is preferred by Yorkshire Web Design companies such as https://www.etempa.co.uk/ due to its versatility, ease of application and the numerous widgets that can be linked to it. Image Credit…

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Campaign for Domestic Sprinkler Systems Continues

Posted on: May 6, 2020

England is still lagging behind its neighbours Wales and Scotland in terms of domestic fire sprinkler regulations. From January 2016, all new houses and flats built in Wales will be required to have a fire sprinkler system installed. In Scotland, the legislation comes into force in buildings over eighteen metres…

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