Tag: Max Planck

The Long-lasting Definition of Kilogram has Changed

The Long-lasting Definition of Kilogram has Changed

Scientists have replaced the platinum-iridium cylinder with the Planck Constant to give birth to a new standard of kilogram. The world’s standard definition of the kilogram has finally been altered, after representatives from 60 countries voted in favor of redefining the International System of Units (SI) for mass. Since 1889, a platinum-iridium alloy cylinder, nicknamed…

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Gamma-ray Bursts could be a Source of the OMG-Particle

Gamma-ray Bursts could be a Source of the OMG-Particle

Massive explosions in the far-off galaxies could be the reason behind strange cosmic rays. Vast as the world around us may seem, each bit of our universe is formed by the copious amount of particles. The type and size of these particles change from one object to another. Small particles (neutron, proton, and electron) help…

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