A multiple problems science question for Martin, xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
In what ways would your life change if transistors and microchips were not a part of our everyday lives?
What 10 objects in the modern home use semiconductors. What other kinds of materials with special electrical properties are found in all of these 10 objects (please list at least one per item)?
Many question the ability of the Department of Energy to do the good science needed to ensure that Yucca Mountain is suitable and developed appropriately. Please detail the “question” that many have.
List three medical technologies that rely on the physics of elementary particles? What are the benefits of these noninvasive procedures?
Describe the movement of the Earth based upon the perceived change in positions of the stars.
How can we talk about the evolution of stars over billions of years when human beings have been observing stars for only a few thousand years?
Some advances in our knowledge have been made possible through better equipment, such as Hubble’s discoveries using the 100-inch Hooker telescope at Mount Wilson. What other major discoveries in cosmology have relied on improvements in existing apparatus?
How does Clyde Tombaugh’s work fit into the scientific method?