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Leonard Euler is a Swiss, German and Russian mathematician and mechanic who made a fundamental contribution to the development of these sciences.

Who Is Known As King Of Mathematics?

Leonhard Euler, a Swiss mathematician that introduced various modern terminology and mathematical notation, is called the King of mathematics. Euler is notorious for many critical mathematical discoveries, all of it contained in his circa 92 volumes of work.

June 20, 2020 12:00

The three laws of inertia are also known as Newton’s laws of motion and are physical laws that form the basis for classical mechanics.

What Are The Three Laws Of Inertia?

The first law tries to define the force in a qualitative way, the second law gives it a quantitative measure and the third law concludes that there is no single force that can be isolated. All of these laws were compiled by Newton in 1687.

June 11, 2020 12:00

Air resistance, gravity, and friction, all need to be taken into account when explaining why something is slowing down. These forces influence the velocity of an object.

Why Is Newton's First Law Important?

Air resistance, gravity, and friction, all need to be taken into account when explaining why something is slowing down. These forces influence the velocity of an object.

June 11, 2020 11:00

We can say with utmost certainty that nothing moves, stops, changes speed, etc. without the use of force.

What Are The Forces That Can Affect Motion?

Remember that time it was raining and you were soaking wet even though you had an umbrella? It was probably because the wind pushed your umbrella and the rain around you. That is what force does, it gets you wet.

June 3, 2020 13:00

Doctor measuring blood sugar level of diabetic patient in clinic. Image credit: Africa Studio/Shutterstock.com

How Many Canadians Have Diabetes?

According to Diabetes Canada, one third of all Canadians are currently living with some form of diabetes or pre-diabetes.

June 3, 2020 05:00

Alzheimer's disease affects the elderly. Image credit: Photographee.eu/Shutterstock.com

Will There Ever Be A Cure For Alzheimer's?

As the world’s population ages and people live longer, experts believe that in 30 years, the number of those with Alzheimer’s disease could actually triple.

June 2, 2020 07:00

A rendering of a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft approaching the International Space Station. Image credit: NASA/SpaceX/Public domain

Who Is On The SpaceX Dragon Crew?

Space X’ Crew Dragon successfully launched on May 30, 2020. Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are the two astronauts on Space X’ Crew Dragon.

June 1, 2020 14:00

Friction is a type of force that appears between two surfaces that move against each other.

What Are The Advantages Of Friction?

If two solid surfaces rub against each other, we are dealing with dry friction. However, friction is not something that can happen only between hard materials.

June 1, 2020 11:00

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