Fuel Cells for Cars Invented in Canada

Ballard Power Systems of Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada, invented a fuel cell that was practical and was used in the manufacture of a fuel cell car made by Daimler Chrysler. Continue reading

Cryogenics Outlawed in British Columbia, Canada

We have all seen it in movies, freeze the dead and hope in the future they can thaw and cure what ails them. Continue reading

Albert Abraham Michelson, first North American to receive Nobel Prize in Physics

First North American presented the Nobel Prize in Physics was in 1907
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Marie Curie, first Woman to receive Nobel Prize in Physics

First Woman presented the Nobel Prize in Physics was in 1903
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Map of Antarctica now in HD

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

Made in Canada: Thermoformed Plastic Condoms…

Thermoformed Plastic Condoms are the invention of Robert Miller and coworkers of a Canadian firm called Ortho-McNeil Inc. , a pharmaceutical and medical supply company. Continue reading

The Theory that Light has particles…

On December 4, 1900, Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck theorized that light radiates not as waves (as Isaac Newton claimed), but that light was made of particles or packets called quanta. Continue reading

Underwater Excavation of a Shipwreck

Some sponge divers in 1900 found a shipwreck off the island of Antikythera, Greece (thats near Crete) at a depth of about 170 feet (50-60 meters). Continue reading

Discovery of Antimatter

Physicist Carl David Anderson discovered antimatter in 1932 in a magnetic cloud chamber at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA. Continue reading

Forestry Treatise

John Evelyn a member of the Royal Society produced the study for the commissioners of the British Navy entitled importance was Sylva, or a Discourse of Forest trees, and the Propagation of Timber in 1664. Continue reading