Atoms and materials by Kyle Kirkland

By Kyle Kirkland

As our wisdom of subject grows, so too do the variety of fabrics. Metals observed early makes use of as swords, cash, and later, within the development of airplanes. the twentieth century witnessed a number of new fabrics: plastic that's flexible sufficient to discover use in every thing from boxes to cars, fibers which are powerful adequate to make bullet-proof vests, and early homes made up of wooden or stone that gave option to the towering skyscrapers we see this present day. "Atoms and fabrics" is a publication approximately subject at its most simple point - atoms and their parts - however it additionally explores how humans use fabric in expertise and society. This fascinating identify from the recent "Physics in Our international" set complements the reader's belief and figuring out of the atomic global.

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One movie, Fantastic Voyage, released in 1966, involved a team of scientists and physicians who were shrunk to microscopic size along with a submarine and injected into an injured human body. Their mission was to maneuver the submarine through the tissues of the patient in order to locate and repair the injury. Along the way they suffered setbacks and had to fight off attacks by the body’s immune system, which was intent on 26 Atoms and Materials destroying what it regarded as invaders. (The movie’s plot also formed the basis of a novel, written by science fiction author Isaac Asimov.

Fantastic Voyages New technologies such as nanotechnology are frequently the subject of movies. One movie, Fantastic Voyage, released in 1966, involved a team of scientists and physicians who were shrunk to microscopic size along with a submarine and injected into an injured human body. Their mission was to maneuver the submarine through the tissues of the patient in order to locate and repair the injury. Along the way they suffered setbacks and had to fight off attacks by the body’s immune system, which was intent on 26 Atoms and Materials destroying what it regarded as invaders.

As mentioned earlier, ionizing radiation is 20 Atoms and Materials dangerous because it does just that. But fortunately DNA is otherwise stable, as long as it stays comfortably inside the cell where it belongs. Although stability is necessary to keep DNA’s genetic information intact, that same stability is a problem when the time comes to make use of the information. Before any kind of information is used it must be read in some way or another; a book, for example, can contain the most valuable information in the world yet still be useless if people could not open the cover.

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