Dual nature of light and related questions

How light has a dual nature? A photon has zero rest mass. Explain how ? (These questions were posted by Shubham SInha  and Ritika Chatak) Answer: The dual nature of light has been established through the various theories in an attempt to find out the real nature of light. The first theory on the nature of … Continue reading Dual nature of light and related questions

What is twin paradox?

TWIN PARADOX is a paradoxical situation coming in while explaining the theory of relativity. “Time dilation” is one of the important consequences of relativity. It says that if a body is moving with relativistic speeds, time will dialate ...

Is the acceleration due to gravity different in south pole and north pole

Mohak Tandon Asks – “ “Is the acceleration due to gravity different in south pole and north pole?” Answer: As per theory, acceleration due to gravity changes with altitude, depth and latitude. If we consider that the variation of g with latitude is caused by rotation of earth only, then the value of g will be same for both [...]

Why Rainbow is in the form of an arc?

Why is a rainbow always bent in the shape of a semi circle…?? but according to the theory light travels straight….!!! (Ramesh asked)

A question based on the theory of machines

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CBSE Rules for Improvement of Performance

 Improvement of Performance  Senior School Certificate Examination **(i) A candidate who has passed an examination of the Board may reappear for improvement of performance in one or more subject(s) in the main examination in the succeeding year only; however, a candidate who has passed an examination of the Board under Vocational Scheme may reappear for [...]

CBSE Rules for Compartment Examinations

Compartment Examination for Secondary/Senior School Certificate Examination ** (i) A candidate placed in compartment may reappear at the compartmental examination to be held in July/August and may avail himself/herself of the second chance in March/April next year and may further avail himself/herself of the third chance at the compartmental examinations to be held in July/August [...]