FAQs, Phenomena

Difference between Weather & Climate

Weather & Climate basically refer to how the atmosphere behaves over a period of time. This period of time is what differentiates weather from climate. Weather is the behavior of the atmosphere tracked over relatively smaller time periods like minutes, hours, days. For example: thunderstorms on a hot, sunny day. Weather forecasts are made by collecting data about the current…

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Why does Ice float on water & stone doesn’t ?

Many of us at some point in our lives must have wondered: Why does ice float on water? Why doesn’t a stone? It’s common knowledge that solids are denser than their liquid counterparts. Then why? To understand better, lets break the question into two parts: Why does an object float on water? Something floats if it is comparatively less dense than the other…

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