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Jun 23

What is Reverse Ozone Layer Depletion?

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could harness all the ground level ozone, the gas emitted by automobiles and burning fossil fuels that causes smog and subsequent health problems, and release it into to the atmosphere to reverse ozone depletion? In theory, this is possible but the logistics of doing so are extremely complicated and would yield no significant results. It is possible however to reverse ozone depletion in other ways, but this involves the lifestyle and political changes of countries worldwide.

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Jun 21

What is Dark Matter? – Science Concept of the day!

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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Jun 19

Origin, history and Legend of Chess game.

The origin and history of chess is still an open debate. While the main contender for this question is China , many say that it originated in India . Most scholars agree that chess originated in India in the sixth century as “chaturanga”, a military-style strategy game.

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