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Hunga Tonga is Teeming with Life although it didn’t even Exist 4 Years Ago

Hunga Tonga is Teeming with Life although it didn’t even Exist 4 Years Ago

An underwater volcano in the South Pacific Ocean spawned an island called Hunga Tonga. This rare volcanic pop-up emerged right in between the two confirmed islands of the Kingdom of Tonga. There has been no official announcement about its name but the locals like to call it Hunga Tonga, on the basis of its location.…

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Models of Earth could be Improved by using Atomic Clocks

Models of Earth could be Improved by using Atomic Clocks

The latest development, at NIST, on Atomic Clocks might result in a redefinition of Second, the international unit of time. A clock device that uses an Electron Transition Frequency in the Optical, Ultraviolet, and Microwave region of the electromagnetic spectrum of atoms for its timekeeping element is called an Atomic Clock. They are the most…

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School Students Identified Sounds from a Solar Storm in the Earth’s Magnetic Shield

School Students Identified Sounds from a Solar Storm in the Earth’s Magnetic Shield

A researcher of the Queen Mary University of London made some dramatic increments to the speed of the playback of the ultra-low frequencies to make them audible. Earth is under continuous bombardment from charged particles, who travel all the way from the Sun to the atmosphere of our planet. Most of the light seen at…

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Redefine Time with an Element

Redefine Time with an Element

According to a recent research, the definition of second might change as there is sufficient room for improvement. Time is an important commodity of our lives as we plan our routines in accordance to it. Clocks come to our assistance in this regard as they continuously inform us about the current time. The most precise…

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The Next Falcon Heavy will carry the Most Powerful Atomic Clock ever launched in Space

The Next Falcon Heavy will carry the Most Powerful Atomic Clock ever launched in Space

First Deep Space Atomic Clock will be sent to outer space through the second flight of Falcon heavy, says NASA. The first launch of Falcon Heavy took place on 6th February from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Despite the fact that one of its core missed the planned landing and smashed in the ocean, the launch was…

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