Scientists have been on the search for the elements that make up our world for a very long time, since 9000 B.C.E. to be exact. This infographic explores the timeline of when all of the elements on the Periodic Table were discovered, where they were discovered, and who made the discovery. Take a trip through time to see how the periodic table came together.
Is there any storm system more terrifying or more destructive than a hurricane? With whipping winds and torrential downpours, flood damage and flying debris, hurricanes strike fear in property owners who live in coastal regions. Now that hurricane season is upon us, check out this infographic on what you need to know to prepare for hurricane season.
Carbon dioxide emissions are one of the main challenges of our age. Climate change is becoming one of the most prominent threats to our society. This infographic from Automatic Heating shows the scale of the problem and some ways of dealing with it.
In contemporary astrology, the International Astronomical Union recognizes 88 constellations. This includes 42 that depict animals, 29 that depict inanimate objects, and 17 that depict either humans or mythogical characters. This infographic looks at all 88 of these fascinating constellations and their brightest stars.
This infographic explores the melting points, as well as the freezing points, of 80 well known elements, substances, and metal alloys. A melting, or freezing, point determines when a substance will change from a solid to a liquid state; some naturally occurring materials can require thousands of degrees worth of heat to reach such a point.
Natural gas is one of the cleanest-burning fossil fuels. Natural gas turbines produce energy with almost 90% efficiency, and with something called ‘cogeneration’ the ‘waste’ heat can be used for either heat, or, in combination with a pre-chiller, for refrigeration. Natural gas is more disaster-resistant than electrical. Most natural gas infrastructure on private or public property is in need of periodic leak checks and maintenance.
Metal is a very common material and can be found almost everywhere, but have you ever stopped to think about how metals are created? Or what they can create when mixed together? This infographic lays 20 common metal alloys out in a simple formula that breaks down the different types of metal that goes into creating each alloy.
In the clothing industry, sustainable clothing is growing in popularity both for the manufacturers and buyers. Clothing production is quite harmful to the environment with pollution, wasted material, and water consumption. This infographic by The Mountain includes everything you need to know when it comes to assisting the environment by going green with clothing production.
Every year, countries all over the world celebrate Christmas – undoubtedly the most joyous time of the year. But the festive period is also a major contributor to carbon emissions and general waste, having a major and noticeable ecological impact annually. But just how bad is this problem of festive waste? This infographic takes a look at the scale of the issue in the United Kingdom
After water, sand is the second most extracted resource on Earth. However, despite what one might think, it’s not an infinite resource and there’s too much at stake to overlook this crisis. In this infographic, learn why the world is running out of sand and what we can do about it.