Why is a problem in a computer program called a bug?

Why is a problem in a computer program called a bug

We don’t like bugs! Especially bed bugs, pests that may invade our homes and pose harm to us. All bugs are insects; however, not all insects are bugs. But wait, here’s another bug that we may not like too. Computer bugs! In this digital age, we cannot deny the significance of computers … Read more

Which was the world’s first communication satellite? (Echo-1)

Which was the worlds first communication satellite Echo 1

NASA had been working for a while to come up with the world’s first communication satellite. Since the project was bound to be complex, NASA encountered numerous hurdles along the way until it was finally prepared to try its experiment in 1960. The experiment initiated from Project Echo, which was the first … Read more

What happens if a car having petrol engine is refueled with diesel?

What happens if a car having petrol engine is refueled with diesel?

Nothing! There’s fat chance of such a mistake taking place in the first place! Narrow necks of fuel tanks of petrol combustion cars will not allow the wider nozzle of diesel dispenser to enter inside the petrol tank, thereby cautioning the absent-minded petrol pump attendant to rectify his mistake. The nozzle of … Read more

How does an ejection seat work in a fighter aircraft?

How does an ejection seat work in a fighter aircraft?

Before World War 2, the only way for a pilot to escape an incapacitated aircraft was to bail out! He had no other way than to jump, but that was almost impossible due to the compression forces, the high flow of air past the aircraft and the possibility of fatal injuries. However, … Read more

Who invented the first personal computer, and when?

Who invented the first personal computer and when

Intel Core i9, AMD Ryzen series, and RTX 2020 – are just some common parts you’ll see in a custom-built Personal Computer, or what we commonly know as “PC.” But when exactly did this advanced computing technology started that we know today? The actual first personal computers were introduced in 1975, which … Read more

What is bionic technology or bionics?

What is bionic technology or bionics?

Bionic technology, or simply bionics, is one of the newest branches of science and a wonderful amalgam of electronics, robotics, and human psychology. It is so modern that even the recent editions of the leading dictionaries explain the meaning of the word ‘bionic’ as a fictional character having artificial body parts and … Read more