Scientific proof of the general theory of relativity was obtained during the total eclipse of the sun in 1919. Continue reading
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 Scottish botanist Robert Brown made an observation of a cell nucleus in 1831, he noted the central body in the cells of the orchids of genuses Orchidaceae and Asclepiadaceae. He even called this structure the “nucleus” of the cell. Continue reading
He was born as Hideki Ogawa in Tokyo and grew up in Kyoto with two older brothers, two older sisters, and two younger brothers. Continue reading
Japanese physicist Yukawa Hideki was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1949. For his prediction of the existence of mesons that was made in 1935, during his lecturer at Osaka Imperial University in Osaka, Japan. He postulated a particle that mediated the strong interaction between nucleons (the particles of the atomic nucleus).
This particle, the “pi meson” or “pion”, was finally discovered in 1947.
Several other types of mesons of varying mass have been found; the first being observed in cosmic ray interactions in 1937 by American scientists.
- Meson – Wikipedia
In particle physics, mesons (/ˈmiːzɒnz/ or /ˈmɛzɒnz/) are hadronic subatomic particles composed of one quark and one antiquark, bound together by the strong interaction.
- List of mesons – Wikipedia
Mesons are unstable subatomic particles composed of one quark and one antiquark. They are part of the hadron particle family – particles made of quarks.
- What’s the reason behind the existence of mesons? | Physics Forums …
I’ve read that mesons consist of a quark and an antiquark. So, here’s my question. Why don’t the quark and the anti-quark annihilate with each other (like they ususally do)?
- meson | subatomic particle | Britannica.com
Meson, any member of a family of subatomic particles composed of a quark and an antiquark. Mesons are sensitive to the strong force, the fundamental interaction that binds the components of the nucleus by governing the behaviour of their constituent quarks.
- Hadrons, baryons, mesons – HyperPhysics Concepts
Mesons are intermediate mass particles which are made up of a quark-antiquark pair.
The Rudimentary detail by researchers under Daniel Cohen in 1993 at the centre for the Study of Human Polymorphism in Paris, France, prepared the map of the human genome. Continue reading
The findings of this 3 Billion Year Old Fossil Oil was published in the scientific journal “Nature” on October 28th, 1998. Continue reading
In 1944, at the Rockefeller Institute, New York City, NY, USA, a Canadian born Bacteriologist by the name of Oswald Theodore Avery discovered evidence that DNA was in fact genetic material. Continue reading
Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs, an international conference of Atomic Scientists was first held at the estate of the American Philanthropist by the name of Cyrus Eaton, located in the village of Pugwash, Nova Scotia, Canada. Continue reading