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What’s Wrong with Earth’s Magnetic Field? – The South Atlantic Anomaly

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Reading Time: 7 minutes  From satellites malfunctioning to strange flashing lights seen by astronauts on the International Space Station, there is something odd happening in certain parts of space close to earth and the cause of these could have wide-ranging impacts on all of us in the future. In February 2016, the state-of-the-art …

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What if time did not exist ?

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Reading Time: 5 minutesWhat would happen, if one day you woke up and time no longer existed?,  I’m not talking about stopping time or what we may think is the definition of time. I mean no time, no flow from past to present to future, no entropy, just now. No clocks or calendars, …

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Why is the Sun hot ?

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Reading Time: 3 minutesWhy is the sun hot?,  now before you jump on the comments and say “because it’s the sun, stupid” think about it, our sun is basically a giant nuclear reactor at the centre of our solar system but not like the ones on earth. They create energy by nuclear fission, …