Transistors and Microchips part of Everyday Lives

Analyze the ways in which your life would change if transistors and microchips were not a part of our everyday lives.

Identify 10 objects in your home that use semiconductors. What other kinds of materials with special electrical properties are found in all of these 10 objects (list at least one per item)?

Many question the ability of the Department of Energy to do the good science needed to ensure that Yucca Mountain is suitable and developed appropriately. Detail the "question" that many have.

List three medical technologies that rely on the physics of elementary particles? What are the benefits of these noninvasive procedures?

Describe the movement of the Earth based upon the perceived change in positions of the stars.

Solution Summary

Answers to a few questions related to electrical objects used in our daily life.