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Jun 02

SETI – Search for Extra-Terrestrial intelligence – Explainstuff Fact of the day.

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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May 22

Explain stuff – Blue Screen – Fascinating concept of the day

Bluescreen has become such a sophisticated technique that it is now virtually impossible to tell the difference between special effects and real film locations. The process can transport actors anywhere in the world, or out of this world, without actually leaving the studio. It can take you to prehistoric times or transport you to outer space.

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May 10

Explain what is a Richter Scale? | Fact of the day

Read about who invented Richter scale and when. Explain stuff takes you further than just the point of giving you a fact. Learn how a Richter scale works. What was the largest earthquake ever to be measured? Read further to learn how earthquakes are measured and using what scale. Also learn about what the ratings of earthquakes on a Richter scale mean.

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