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# Science & Technology

Wolfram|Alpha has extensive knowledge related to science and technology. Using the computational power behind Wolfram|Alpha, solve problems involving physics, chemistry, engineering, computational sciences and many other domains.

Perform computations using formulas from physics, the branch of science studying properties of matter and energy.

#### Compute mechanical work:

#### Compute photon energy given wavelength:

Convert between units, examine information on different measurement devices or explore standard sizes for a variety of objects.

#### Get unit conversions for a quantity:

#### Discover what different devices measure:

Explore information about systems in Earth sciences, the branch of science studying the physical constitution of the Earth.

#### Get information about one of the Earth's geological layers:

#### Compute the saturation vapor pressure:

Get details about our technological world, including information about satellites, photography, nuclear power and carbon footprints.

#### Get data about a broadcast station:

#### Encode text as a barcode:

Get data related to weather and meteorology, the branch of science studying atmospheric phenomena.

#### Get a current local weather report:

#### Calculate the wind chill:

Investigate data relating to food science, the branch of science studying data on foods and food production.

#### Analyze nutritional information for a food:

#### Determine how long it takes to cook a turkey:

Perform computations using formulas from chemistry, the branch of science studying the nature and interactions of substances.

#### Get information about a chemical element:

#### Balance a chemical equation:

Perform computations using formulas from engineering, the branch of science studying the technology of designing structures or systems via scientific methods.

#### Compute magnetic flux density for an object:

#### Compute the maximum force of a spring:

Examine information about a variety of transportation systems, which are used to move both people and things across town or around the world.

#### Get information about an automobile model:

#### Do computations on airline data:

Get information about life sciences, the branch of science studying living organisms.

#### Get information about a human anatomical structure:

#### Compare multiple species:

Examine information about physical geography, the branch of science studying the natural features of the Earth.

#### Generate maps of a specified country:

#### Compare a property of continents:

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Compute properties of abstract machines in computational sciences, the branch of science studying computers and their use.

#### Compute properties of an elementary cellular automaton:

#### Compute properties of a Turing machine:

Explore properties of a range of materials from minerals to manmade alloys and plastics.

#### Get information about an alloy:

#### Convert a specific material hardness to various other systems:

Investigate a range of topics involving space and astronomy, from celestial objects and astronomical events to manned space missions and space probes.

#### Generate a star chart:

#### Do computations with star properties:

Get information related to health and medicine, including information about exercises, human anatomy, prescriptions and hospitals.