Thats right, botanists, zoologists, geologists, geographers, and physicians were the kinds of scientists that accompanied the armies of Alexander the Great on his campaigns of military conquest beginning in 335 BCE. Continue reading
Invented by English physicist Robert Hooke in 1644, his anemometer for measuring air speed device counted the turns of a horizontal bladed rotor exposed to the wind.
The findings of this 3 Billion Year Old Fossil Oil was published in the scientific journal “Nature” on October 28th, 1998. Continue reading
The Canadian Space Agency launched Radarsat 1 on November 4th 1995 from NASA’s western range facility in California, USA. Continue reading
Jacques-Yves Cousteau AC (French: [ʒak iv kusto]; commonly known in English as Jacques Cousteau; 11 June 1910 – 25 June 1997) was a French naval officer, explorer, conservationist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author and researcher who studied the sea and all forms of life in water. Continue reading
Jacques Yves Cousteau and Emile Gagnan, French naval engineers and divers, developed the Aqualung, a self-contained underwater breathing apparatus (SCUBA). Continue reading
Up until fall of 1997, the Antarctica maps had been very featureless, let alone, no one new what exactly was under that thick ice that covered it all. Continue reading