Category: Technology

How do solar panels work?

How sunlight is transformed into electrical energy? Solar panels – also known as photovoltaic (PV) cells – convert the Sun’s energy into electricity, which is a great alternative to costly, less environmentally friendly methods...

The Seattle Space Needle

Created for the World’s Fair theme ‘The Age of Space’ in 1962, the construction of the Space Needle was out of this world Towering above the Seattle skyline is the iconic Space Needle. If...

How does a blockchain transaction work?

The process behind a transfer is more complex than it might appear The request ➡️ A user in the blockchain requests a transaction to be made. Mining machine ➡️ Some of the machines on...

What is cryptocurrency?

How do people make Bitcoin, and why is blockchain changing how we work online? You’ve probably heard of Bitcoin. At the end of 2017, a boom in the market made a lot of people...

7 Amazing Everyday Inventions

We take them for granted, but modern life depends on these incredible discoveries and inventions 1. Electricity: By discovering how to manipulate the flow of electrons, we triggered a technological revolution Almost everything we...

Treating cancer

There are three major types of cancer treatment: surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy 1.Chemotherapy The first chemotherapy drug was developed using mustard gas, a chemical weapon used during WWI. Scientists had noticed that the poison...

Can we create consciousness?

How It Works talks with Professor Subhash Kak on the challenges of creating synthetic sentience In the latest issue of How It Works, we asked the question of whether we could create a real-life...