SCIENCE

Factors that Favour Technology Transfer

There are several factors that encourage and favour technology transfer in any given country. Some of these factors include accessibility, availability of funds, mutual agreement, and availability of maintenance personnel. Accessibility: in order for technology transfer to be carried out successfully ad effectively, its accessibility to the receiving country is highly important. It has been …

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Environmental Pollution

Pollution is the ejection of toxic and dangerous substance into the environment which harm the life and health of all living things in the environment. In other words, it is the release of harmful or toxic substances like chemicals into the environment by man in such amount as to constitute a danger to either man’s …

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Scientism

Scientism is the term used to express the view that natural science has power or authority over all other interpretation of life. In other words, philosophical, religious, mythical, spiritual or humanistic explanations are ranked below the explanations of the natural sciences. Scientism also expresses the view that other fields of inquiry, like the social sciences …

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Resource Conservation

Resource conservation involves the protection of natural, semi natural or aesthetically pleasing landscapes. Resource conservation is concerned with proper maintenance of available resources. It involves preservation, maintenance, wise utilization, restoration and enhancement of the environment and resources. This is in order to strike a balance between the rates of use of resources and their formations …

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The Solar System

The solar system is made up of a star surrounded by planets and other objects. Many people had thought that planet earth is the only place in the universe where life exists. But this view changed in 1995 when astronomers found a solar system that is similar to ours, though it is not known for …

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The Origin of the Universe

It is the regular opinion especially among many astronomers and scientists that the universe began about 14 billion years ago. They think it suddenly exploded into being on its own. They call this beginning the big bang. According to them, all space and time began with the big bang. Some astronomers still claim that with …

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Methods of Controlling Pollution

There are various methods used in controlling environmental pollution which are through government legislation, population control, location of industries, establishment of government environmental agencies, international treaty, sanitation law, building of sewage, channeling gutters away from fresh waters, lakes, rivers, building of refuse dumps or bowels, proper maintenance and redesigning of machines to reduce the production …

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List of Scientists, their Discoveries and Inventions

Scientists have contributed to the advancement of science and technology through their discovery and invention of several tools, machines and equipment. Scientists and their Discoveries Isaac Newton: Isaac Newton invented a new kind of mathematics called calculus. Today scientists and engineers use calculus to solve many kinds of problems. Newton came up with theories about …

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