E-Paper or Electronic Paper Display is pretty much similar to an ordinary paper. Then why E-Paper?? There are a lot of advantages with E-Paper, when we compare with ordinary paper ink, it can be electrically refreshed and written upon millions of times. E-Ink takes advantage of interactions between computer processors and charged black and white particles. Unlike traditional… Read More what is E-Paper? How it works?
“Energy”, one of the most important necessities worldwide. There are a lot of ways to generate energy, creating energy through sun is termed as “Solar energy”. To generate energy from sun we use solar cells, solar modules and solar panels, and what are all these different terms? Well… Solar cells are often bundled together to make larger units… Read More Solar Panel! How does it work?
FINALLY! I have started a new self hosted blog at http://informaticcoolstuff.in . So, please do read content on my new blog also. Creating a new one doesn’t mean that I neglect this blog, this blog will be continuing as it is right now. The only thing that changes is, I also write on my new blog. Which… Read More My new self-hosted blog!
If you have read my previous article( Dark side of the moon), you might be knowing that, what this article would be all about… Well.. Go ahead and read it! If no time, here’s a quick recap… Only one side of the moon face our earth all the time, due to tidal locking. Now, let’s see… Read More Black spots on one side of the moon??
When we look at the moon in the night sky, all the time we only see one side of the moon. We on Earth never get to see the far side or the dark side of the moon! Ever thought why? Well… Let’s see why? the Moon makes one revolution around the Earth about every 29… Read More Dark side of the moon!!!
Ever heard of a machine which never stops! Well… Technically it’s called Perpetual motion machine. Even if we manage to create one and set it going, it would keep on going until the Big Freeze. Big Freeze is theoretically the end of everything. It’s not set to happen for another 100 trillion years or so. If… Read More Machines that never stop!! Perpetual motion machines?
These days we see barcodes everywhere. Almost every product has a unique barcode, which contains all the information about the product. 1D barcodes can only hold a maximum of 85 characters and 2d Barcodes can store over 7,000 characters. With 2D barcodes even complex information like expiration dates and serial numbers can be seen easily. Before we… Read More RFID! Is that the future of barcodes?
For every type of matter particle, there is a corresponding antimatter particle. Antiparticles look and behave just like their corresponding matter particles, except they have opposite charges. Antimatter particles are created in ultra high-speed collisions. In the first moments after the Big Bang (learn more about it in my previous article Origin of our universe), only energy… Read More Antimatter?
Before we get into “Big data”, let’s see what actually data is. Data is a value assigned to a thing. For example, assume a chocolate. For a chocolate to be unique, there are a few specifications(data) like colour, cost, type, small candy or a big chocolate. Each specification above is a data, but individual data is… Read More What is “BIG” data?
With the introduction of Iris scan on a smartphone by Samsung, Iris scan has become more popular now. On a smartphone, initially we had no locks then we had password, later on finger-print scanners. Now, to reach the higher level of security we have IRIS scanner on a smartphone. There is still a subtle confusion… Read More Iris Scan vs Retina Scan…