Order of magnitude
Orders of magnitude are written in powers of 10. For example, the order of magnitude of 1500 is 3, since 1500 may be written as 1.5 × 10.Differences in order of magnitude can be measured on the logari...
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'Mistakes' (New Zealand road safety advert)
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Five Little Things You Can Do to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient
An informative article about improving the energy efficiency of a house.
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This episode on the physics of time syncs perfectly with Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side of the Moon.'
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Logarithmic scale
A logarithmic scale is a nonlinear scale used when there is a large range of quantities. Common uses include the earthquake strength, sound loudness, light intensity, and pH of solutions. It is based ...
Logarithmic scale - Wikipedia
Orders of magnitude (length)
The following are examples of orders of magnitude for different lengths.
To help compare different orders of magnitude, the following list describes various lengths between 1.6×10 meters and ...
Orders of magnitude (time)
An "order of magnitude" is a loose description of the relationship between two amounts. In common usage, the scale is usually the base or base exponent being applied to an amount, making the order of ...
Orders of magnitude (volume)
The table lists various objects and units by the order of magnitude of their volume.
Orders of magnitude (volume) - Wikipedia
The Debate Over Time's Place in the Universe
Physicists can’t agree on whether the flow of future to past is real or a mental construct.
The History of Urbanization, 3700 BC - 2000 AD
This map visualizes the history of urban settlements over 6000 years.
Orders of magnitude (specific energy)
This is a table of specific energy by magnitude. Unless otherwise noted, these values assume standard ambient temperature and pressure.
Five Little Things You Can Do to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient
An informative article about improving the energy efficiency of a house.
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One of the most interesting problems facing the technology industry is getting the billions of unconnected people around the world online. Pangea, which presented onstage at Disrupt NY by three romani...
Orders of magnitude (pressure)
This is a tabulated listing of the orders of magnitude in relation to pressure expressed in pascals.
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