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James Daniels is a freelance writer, business enthusiast, a bit of a tech buff, and an overall geek. He is also an avid reader, who can while away hours reading and knowing about the latest gadgets and tech, whilst offering views and opinions on these topics.

Articles By James Daniels

  • Four ways to start learning about rocket science

    November 29th, 2017

    Marveling at the launch of a rocket lifting off from a launch pad can have you pondering how brilliant the inventors of these rockets must be. The old saying “Hey, it isn't rocket science...” comes to mind when trying to gauge the complexity of the entire process of designing and building a successful rocket from scratch as well as using a combination of some of the most advanced forms of math and science. However, anyone with a decent IQ and the willingness to learn could potentially become a rocket scientist, or at least learn enough to understand how it works. Here are 4 ways the average person can quickly start learning about rocket science: