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Flying

Historical view of flying

For centuries man has looked to the sky and with awe wondered what it would be like to fly. We even have some jokes about flying that include other animals.

When pigs fly!
is old expression related to the temperature in Hades getting cold. The implication is that it will never happen.

The Wright brothers were the first humans to fly on December 17, 1903.

Since then many methods of humans flying have occurred. Some are:

  • Planes
  • Helicopters
  • Rockets
  • Hang Gliders

Things that fly

Many things fly and the top five as recorded in our fictitious poll include:

  1. Birds
  2. Planes
  3. Insects
  4. Superman
  5. Flags

Impact of flight on pets

The people’s choices

Many people maintain pets and the following table shows the place of birds on the current pet list.

Category Percent
Dogs 42%
Cats 23%
Birds 14%
Turtles 4%
Others 17%

Unique pet collections

My unique flying pet is a butterfly.

Here is a hyperlink: (External Link)

Hurricane ike – pet butterfly

Photo by: Kenneth Leroy Busbee

A butterfly’s thoughts:

One cannot entirely trust to flowers that grow in pots," thought the butterfly, "they have too much intercourse with men. Andersen, Hans Christian; The Ice-Maiden: and Other Tales, pg 169. I have added some more text to this quote to show how a block quote tag will wrap, indent and italicize the quoted material. Thus, you should not need any quote marks for the block tags.

Crazy
People who keep butterflies as pets and talk to them.

Questions & Answers

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Eke Reply
is this allso about nanoscale material
Almas
are nano particles real
Missy Reply
yeah
Joseph
Hello, if I study Physics teacher in bachelor, can I study Nanotechnology in master?
Lale Reply
no can't
Lohitha
where is the latest information on a no technology how can I find it
William
currently
William
where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
nanopartical of organic/inorganic / physical chemistry , pdf / thesis / review
Ali
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
learn
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
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da
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Bhagvanji
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Giriraj
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
revolt
da
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
has a lot of application modern world
Kamaluddeen
yes
narayan
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
ya I also want to know the raman spectra
Bhagvanji
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
Alexandre
nanocopper obvius
Alexandre
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
what is a peer
LITNING Reply
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
LITNING Reply
What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
Rafiq
if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
Anam
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Anam
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
Hafiz
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
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