Roman Invention: Arches

Rome was able to control a vast empire due to their military success. According to Bee Breeders, an Architecture competition organisers, Roman architecture was at its peak during the Pax Romana period, a period in which the Roman Empire didn’t expand and wasn’t invaded, and which lasted over 200 years. One of the Roman inventions … Read more

The Invention of the Light Bulb

The light bulb greatly changed the world in many ways that continue to affect how individuals experience their lives today. Long ago using natural sources, for example, candles, lamps, and firewood were common ways of illuminating dark places. Billions of people have got accustomed to the convenience of the lightbulb that they couldn’t imagine a … Read more

Silica gel formation

Silica gel is an important adsorbent use as desiccant in our daily life. The term ‘gel’ merely indicates the condition of the material it is a hard glassy substance as it is manufactured from raw material. It has different characterization parameters It has porous structure characterised by chemistry of the arrangement of the pores and … Read more

The invention of crossbows

Did you know that crossbows were actually created in 700 BC? The crossbow was created in Ancient China during the Zhou dynasty, around the year 700 BC. A Chinese text, from 200 BC, gives credit to Mr. Ch’in of Ch’u for creating the crossbow. It had a horizontally bow, with a stock and trigger. The … Read more