Dark matter is a mysterious form of matter which exerts gravitational effects on ordinary matter but cannot be observed via any other means. While conventional matter can be detected through stellar activity, light scattering, radio emissions, and other means, dark matter clouds are invisible to the vast majority of our instruments. Yet they constitute 90% – 99% of the matter in the universe.
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SETI, or the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence, is a project which aims to detect extraterrestrial intelligent life. SETI primarily uses radio telescopes to search for extraterrestrial signals, although optical telescopes and other methods have been proposed. Any discovery of intelligent alien life by SETI would have profound implications for humanity’s future.
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We many times encounter slowing browsers, slowing computers, slowing applications and wonder what in the world is wrong with them.
Most often than not, it is an issue with Memory Leaks. In this post ‘explain stuff’ explains us how memory leaks form so that you have a better understanding of the problem and tackle it with scientific knowledge rather than just beating the bush around.
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