What is the difference between speed and velocity?

The terms speed and velocity are often used interchangeably. This isn't correct, and I will explain why below.Speed is a scalar measurement of the rate...
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How many countries have nuclear weapons?

Nine countries are known to have nuclear weapons. There are about 14,000 nuclear weapons in the world, a number that has been declining since...

Would detonating a nuclear bomb in a desert really turn its sand into glass?

Yes, detonating a nuclear bomb in a desert really would turn its sand into glass. Well, at least a portion of it. We know...
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Does gasoline go bad?

Gasoline (gas), also called petrol in the U.K, degrades over time which can lead to problems ranging from engines having difficulty starting or not...
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Can different bird species understand each other?

Birds communicate in various ways, but i'll be focusing only on audible communication in this post.Robert D. Magrath, a behavioral ecologist at the Australian...

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