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Time Scale Affected By Earth's Core
2013-07-12 04:21:01

A new study, led by the University of Liverpool, has shown variations in the length of day over periods of time between one and ten years are caused by processes in the Earth's core.

Hiccup In Space-Time Continuum Brings Chaos To Internet
2012-07-02 11:01:29

Did you find some of your favorite websites acting wonky this weekend? If so, you may want to blame the omniscient keepers of all knowledge for that.

Leap Second
2012-06-30 10:41:36

With some clever understanding of the Earth’s rotation and a little trickery, scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) will create time, giving the world one extra second to enjoy their late-night activities.

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2010-11-09 13:55:26

Walk into nearly any science museum worth its salt and you're likely to see a Foucault pendulum, a simple but impressive device for observing the Earth's rotation.

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2010-03-02 06:30:00

The February 27 earthquake that rocked Chile and killed more than 700 people possibly shifted the Earth’s axis and shortened our day ever so slightly.


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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