Monthly Archives: November 2016

The Jet Engine: Modern Engineering at it’s Finest

With traveling speeds of up to 600 mph and up to 35,000 pounds of thrust, the awe- inspiring power of the modern day plane powered by the jet engine is truly remarkable. Most of us take for granted the fact that at any time of day, there could be about 7,000 planes powered by jet engines transporting thousands of passengers around the continental United States! But how do these modern marvels of science and physics work, and how are they constructed to be capable of creating such force?

What is a jet engine and how is it different than a car...

Chemtrails: What Are They and How Do They Form?

At some point or another, we’ve all seen those cloud-like trails in the sky left by planes and other aircraft and wondered what they are and why they form. 

Some of you may have heard the term “chemtrails” used when talking about these cloud trails, which basically refers to the conspiracy theory that these trails of condensation are actually chemicals released by the government. And while this may seem like a legitimate theory given the fact that some of the trails disappear faster than others,...

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