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Earth: Its Moving Slow Than its Usual Speed

Earth: The earth is spinning faster than its usual speed Currently our earth is spinning faster than ever for the first time in the last 5 decades, the scientists discovered and it may lead to negative leap second added to this year. The rotation of the earth is affected by several factors which include a dynamic climate, flowing molten core and atmospheric pressure. It’s going to be 0.05 milliseconds shorter than 86400 seconds which constitutes to 24-hour period of a day said Graham Jones (astrophysicist and science communicator). While the last time the shortest recorded day by millisecond was in the year 1937. So if the earth continues to foster its spin wall clocks would need to skip a second in order to match the mass of the earth’s space. But in our practical daily live the millisec. have no importance but in astronomy computer networks and navigation the negative leaps second is most highly important to carry out the calculations and to avoid any errors. The scient

Five Things That You Never Expect On Superfoods

Superfoods : Is it a Myth or Truth - lets bust it Nutritionally, there is nothing called superfood, so it’s a myth. People call some foods as superfoods because they are  known for their richness in nutrition , medicinal value. The word of mouth superfood was termed to increase the sales of various food products, fruits and vegetables. Lets have a look at top 5 superfoods: 1. Turmeric Turmeric has been the highly mentioned in ancient text and it was widely used at that time. ·         Its most active compound called curcumin has proven many health benefits - ·         It has the potential to prevent alzhamairs disease ·         Known to cure cancer ·         Its antioxidant is so strong that it prevents lungs from being getting damaged from toxins.   2. Black Pepper Its another great spice known for its fascinating medicinal values ·         Its prevents cancer ·         Cures mensurational pain ·         Healthy for Skin ·         Gets you rid of cold ·        

Satellites: Being made out of Wood

  Japanese scientists from Kyoto University have collaborated with Sumitomo Forestry company (400 years old) which is specialized in wood words – will create the wooden satellite by 2023. The researchers from the university said that the wooden satellite would burn up upon reentry in the atmosphere without leaving any chunk of debris or any harmful thing. Currently, there are 2800 defunct satellites encircling the earth, and there are 128 million pieces of debris in the orbit, in which 38,000 pieces of debris are more than 10cm in size, and when they collide it creates 1000’s tiny particles which may travel up to 20000 mph. This debris floating in the orbit can cause high damage to the working satellites and are highly harmful to the astronauts.