Tag Archives: Earth

Global Climate is affected by sea ice: Why ?

On poles Ocean is covered by Sea ice and it’s  frozen water that is formed and melts in the ocean. It can be differentiated from the presence of icebergs and glaciers on land. Sea ice expands during winter season and gets melt down during summers, there are certain regions in oceans part of  sea ice remains round the year. Approximately Fifteen percent (15%) of the oceans ...

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Planet are made of Off What?

Earth and the other three inner planets of our solar system (Mercury, Venus and Mars) are made of rock, containing common minerals like feldspars and metals like magnesium and aluminum. So is Pluto. The other planets are not solid. Jupiter, for instance, is made up mostly of trapped helium, hydrogen, and water. In our solar system, the four “gas giants” ...

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Sound Cannot Travel through Vacum, Why ?

The reason is sound travels in the form of Waves and waves needs a medium to travel, and in vacuum there is no medium to travel through. A vacuumis an area without any air, like space. So sound cannot travel through space because there is no matter for the vibrations to work in.

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How the New Planet is Formed ?

The various planets are thought to have formed from the solar nebula, the disc-shaped cloud of gas and dust left over from the Sun’s formation. The currently accepted method by which the planets formed is accretion, in which the planets began as dust grains in orbit around the central Protostar.

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What are Vitamins?

Group of organic compounds which are essential for normal growth and nutrition and are required in small quantities in the diet because they cannot be synthesized by the body. “most people can get all the vitamins they need from a healthy diet”  

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What is King Tide?

its not a scientific phenomena, It is used to denote the immense high Tide level. These are long-period waves that are produced and roll around the planet due to the ocean is “pulled” back and forth as moon and sun produces the gravitational pull, these bodies interact with the Earth in their monthly and yearly orbits. Higher than normal tides typically occur during ...

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How far does light travel in the ocean?

Sunlight entering the water may travel about 1,000 meters (3,280 feet) into the ocean under the right conditions, but there is rarely any significant light beyond 200 meters (656 feet). The ocean is divided into three zones based on depth and light level. The upper 200 meters (656 feet) of the ocean is called the euphotic, or “sunlight,” zone. This ...

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A commit , what is it?

Unlike the other small bodies in the solar system, comets have been known since antiquity. There are Chinese records of Comet Halley going back to at least 240 BC. The famous Bayeux Tapestry, which commemorates the Norman Conquest of England in 1066, depicts an apparition of Comet Halley. Comet History As of 1995, 878 comets have been cataloged and their ...

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