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19 08, 2017

Neptune – Planets – Astronomy – Physics

By |2018-05-31T11:49:18-07:00August 19th, 2017|Physics|0 Comments

Neptune from space Neptune is the farthest planet from our Sun. Neptune is the only planet that is so far away that you can't see it without a telescope. Neptune (NEPP-toon) is an icy planet, about the same size as Uranus. Neptune's probably a lot like Uranus in other ways, too. Neptune has a rocky core [...]

12 07, 2017

Delphi oracle – Predicting the future

By |2019-05-03T16:22:31-07:00July 12th, 2017|Greeks, Religion|0 Comments

Temple of Apollo at Delphi How old was the shrine at Delphi? Delphi (DELL-fee), in central Greece, seems to have been a sacred shrine even before the Greeks arrived in Greece around 2100 BC. Later Greek myth said that Delphi was originally sacred to a giant snake, but when Apollo came he killed [...]

2 06, 2017

What are hydrocarbons? Simple chemistry

By |2019-09-05T17:44:58-07:00June 2nd, 2017|Chemistry|0 Comments

A model of a methane molecule - the simplest of hydrocarbons A kind of molecule Hydrocarbons are molecules. They are made out of hydrogen atoms and carbon atoms. Methane is the simplest hydrocarbon molecule. It's just one carbon atom with four hydrogen atoms stuck to it. What is hydrogen? What is carbon? More [...]