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Universal Time

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Universal time is the measure of time based on the rotation of earth on its axis. Basically, it is measured from the time after midnight in the Greenwich Time zone in England. It is the time when the sun is at 180 degrees longitude. Photo by: Fonadier Creative Commons The UT is the basis of […]

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Gravitational Waves

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In astrophysics, a gravitational wave is a wavering or fluctuation in space-time, traveling outwards from the source. In short, it is like a ‘ripple in space-time’, just like the small waves produced by a boat sailing through a sea. This is caused by large, moving celestial bodies such as stars and black holes. The more […]

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Frequency

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How many times do you pass by your favorite ice cream parlor in a week? If you answer five times a week, then it is how frequent you pass by your favorite ice cream parlor in a week. That?s the simplest explanation of frequency. It is the number of times or the repetition of a […]

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