Earth’s Rotation Speed

Earth's Rotation Speed

  Earth’s Rotation Speed  Earth’s rotation turns your couch into a cosmic carousel. If it is at the equator, rotate around the Earth’s axis at about 464 meters per second (1670 km/h). In mid-latitudes, for example in Germany, it is slightly slower. Local couches reach the speed of about a passenger plane due to the … Read more

Definition Of Ecosystem

Definition Of Ecosystem

  Definition of Ecosystem  In an ecosystem, living organisms are classified into producers, consumers, and decomposers, the former representing all plant life, consumers eating the organisms that eat them and each other, and the latter representing those scavengers. Transporters and bacteria that break down dead organic matter. Together, these living components are known as biological … Read more

Gravity of Earth

Gravity of Earth

  Gravitational Force  It is said that one day in 1666, the English scholar Isaac Newton was resting under a tree when an apple fell on his head. Picking up the fruit, (Gravity of Earth) Newton wondered by what strange physical mechanism all the objects of the world, in the absence of a support, would fall … Read more

Atmospheric Pressure

Air Pressure At Sea Level, Low Pressure System Weather

  Air Pressure At Sea Level  Mean sea level pressure (MSLP) is the pressure at sea level or (when measured at a given altitude on land) the center pressure reduced to sea level, assuming an isothermal layer at the center temperature.  This is the pressure commonly given in weather reports on radio, television, newspapers and … Read more