Articles by Kirk Payne

Turning metal black more than just a novelty

Blackening is a procedure that coats the outside of substances. It produces a barrier against corrosion and humidity. Blackening is achieved in a batch procedure. It is less costly compared to finishing options like plating…


Learning Science in Informal Environments

Learning Science in Informal Environments synthesizes the state of consciousness draws together disparate literatures, and articulates a frame for the next generation of research on studying mathematics in everyday environments throughout a lifetime. Interactive learning…


Children, War and Terrorism

Between 1945 and 1992, there have been over 149 major wars, with more then 23 million casualties. Children have, of course been caught up in war and they usually have very little alternative but to…





Changes in energy R+D needed to combat climate change

A fresh assessment of future scenarios that restrict the extent of global warming cautions that unless present imbalances in R&D portfolios for the development of new, efficient, and clean energy technologies are redressed, greenhouse gas…


ABT Electronics Is Getting Good Reviews

ABT Electronics, founded in 1936, is a family owned, independent retailer which focuses on online retail (since 1997). ABT Electronics have been praised for their excellent customer service, good shipping times and their no tax…



Researchers Put a New Spin on Graphene Chips

Among the PC-plus polycarbonate candidate substances for future processor production is graphene, a sheet of carbon atoms arranged in hexagonal lattice. One hurdle to the usage of graphene as a semiconductor material in chips as…