What is the “2038 Effect”, what devices does it affect and what danger could it pose?

Y2K38 2038 Bug.

On January 19, 2038, when the clock strikes fourteen minutes and seven seconds past five in the morning (03:14:07 UTC), a computer bug will cause most computers, programs, servers or any type of device that uses a 32-bit system and has not been patched to fail on a global scale, thinking that it is 1901… Continue reading What is the “2038 Effect”, what devices does it affect and what danger could it pose?

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Does the Banana Have Seeds

What kind of banana has seeds?

Despite what many people think, depending on the species analyzed, bananas do have seeds. Banana is the name given to the plants grouped in the genus known as Musa. These species have large, green leaves that have Sheaths that form a pseudostem. The true stem of the banana, also called the rhizome, is underground and… Continue reading Does the Banana Have Seeds

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What is Radiation

What is radiation? Radiation is various types of energy in the form of particles or electromagnetic waves that travel through space. The radiation has different compositions and origins. Radiation is a physical process of emission (output) and propagation (displacement) of energy by moving particles or electromagnetic waves. This process can occur in a material medium… Continue reading What is Radiation

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What is Solar Radiation

What are the types of solar radiation?

Solar radiation is the energy emitted by the sun in the form of radiation – electromagnetic waves. This energy is emitted by the photosphere, the outermost layer of the sun, which is approximately 300 km long. It is a source of energy for the planet, and is responsible for heating it up. It is also… Continue reading What is Solar Radiation

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The planet Venus

General information about Venus The planet Venus is the second farthest planet from the Sun (the second planet in the solar system). Venus belongs to the planets of the Earth group and is named after the ancient Roman goddess of love and beauty. Venus has no natural satellites. It has a dense atmosphere. Venus has… Continue reading The planet Venus

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Concept of Time | Physical Quantity | THEORETICAL PHYSICS

Time shift, time perception and the theory of relativity are the basics to get a good understanding of the concept of time.

In physical terms, time is what clocks measure. This may sound unsatisfactory, but this definition corresponds not only to our everyday understanding, but also to Einstein’s theory of relativity. Einstein, after all, said that time is relative, and by that he meant that clocks moving through space at different speeds tick at different speeds. This… Continue reading Concept of Time | Physical Quantity | THEORETICAL PHYSICS

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The Origin of the Moon

What are the theories of how the Moon was formed?

How was the Moon created? It is not known with certainty how the moon originated, but there are numerous theories that account for its appearance in orbit. The most widely accepted theory today says that the moon was formed by a collision between the planet Earth and a Mars-sized body. The collision happend approximately 4.6… Continue reading The Origin of the Moon

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Who Proposed the Philosophical Idea of “I Think, Therefore I Am” (Cogito ergo sum)

René Descartes.

“I think, therefore I am” (Cogito ergo sum) is one of the most famous phrases of the French philosopher René Descartes, which appears in his work Discourse of the Method (1637). This sentence has become one of the most famous in the history of philosophy and represents the beginning of modern rationalism. But what is… Continue reading Who Proposed the Philosophical Idea of “I Think, Therefore I Am” (Cogito ergo sum)

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