As mentioned in my previous post, in the early hours of Sunday 27 October the clocks go back an hour throughout the European Union and daylight saving time comes to an end. Although many Europeans will welcome the extra hour in bed on the night of 26/27 October, I suspect that a lot of people… Continue reading Daylight Saving Time
Although the Moon is less massive than the Earth its gravitational field still has significant effects on the Earth. The most noticeable of these are tides, the periodic rise and fall of sea levels. The principle cause of tides is that the pull of the Moon’s gravity is stronger at the area of the Earth… Continue reading The Days are Getting Longer.