HowStuffWorks “Top 10 Things That Women Invented”
“Mary Kies was the first American woman to earn a patent in her own name. In 1809, she developed a way of weaving straw into hats that was an economic boon for New England. By receiving that piece of paper with her name on it, Kies led the way for other female inventors to take credit for their ideas. In this article, we’ll salute 10 things invented by women.”
HowStuffWorks “10 Incredible Wind Power Facts”
“But as energy demand climbs, so have efforts to turn wind into a viable option for producing electricity on a large scale. Wind turbines in particular are what people think of when discussing wind power. These turbines can measure more than 400 feet (122 meters) tall and weigh in at close to 400 tons.”
10 of the Best Online Programming Tools for Students
“10 of the Best Online Programming Tools for Students”
Renewable Energy: Trends to Watch in 2013 – ASME
While early adopters were quick to jump on the renewable energy bandwagon for sustainability reasons, the rising cost of traditional energy has spurred growth in wind and solar.
NASA – Sun-Earth Day 2010
“All magnetic fields are produced by moving or spinning charged particles…somewhere Magnetism is a force in nature that is produced by electric fields in motion. This movement can involve electrons ‘spinning’ around atomic nuclei, flowing through a conducting wire, or ions moving through space in an organized stream. The remarkable thing is that whenever a charged particle moves, the electric field it produces is also moving through space, and it is this moving electric field that is detected as a magnetic field. “
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