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Why Tarnish of Silver Occures?

The tarnish is a very thin layer of corrosion that forms over Silver.  The tarnishing of silver occurs due to the process of Oxidation but this is not the final it may can occur due to other chemical reactions too.

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Why the water remains cool in earthen pitchers?

The water in pitchers gets evaporated through the pores present in the pitcher body causing the by evaporation. Some heat energy is utilized during the process of evaporation. Since this energy is taken from the water itself, it leads to a lowering of temperature in the remaining amount of water present.

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Why does it take longer to cook food when in the mountains?

It takes longer because of the reason that on higher altitudes the atmospheric pressure decreases and the next is that the boiling point is directly proportional to atmospheric pressure.

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Global Climate is affected by sea ice: Why ?

On poles Ocean is covered by Sea ice and it’s  frozen water that is formed and melts in the ocean. It can be differentiated from the presence of icebergs and glaciers on land. Sea ice expands during winter season and gets melt down during summers, there are certain regions in oceans part of  sea ice ...

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Planet are made of Off What?

Earth and the other three inner planets of our solar system (Mercury, Venus and Mars) are made of rock, containing common minerals like feldspars and metals like magnesium and aluminum. So is Pluto. The other planets are not solid. Jupiter, for instance, is made up mostly of trapped helium, hydrogen, ...

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Sound Cannot Travel through Vacum, Why ?

The reason is sound travels in the form of Waves and waves needs a medium to travel, and in vacuum there is no medium to travel through. A vacuumis an area without any air, like space. So sound cannot travel through space because there is no matter for the vibrations ...

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What are Vitamins?

Group of organic compounds which are essential for normal growth and nutrition and are required in small quantities in the diet because they cannot be synthesized by the body. “most people can get all the vitamins they need from a healthy diet”  

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How far does light travel in the ocean?

Sunlight entering the water may travel about 1,000 meters (3,280 feet) into the ocean under the right conditions, but there is rarely any significant light beyond 200 meters (656 feet). The ocean is divided into three zones based on depth and light level. The upper 200 meters (656 feet) of ...

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Planet are made of Off What?

Earth and the other three inner planets of our solar system (Mercury, Venus and Mars) are made of rock, containing common minerals like feldspars and metals like magnesium and aluminum. So is Pluto. The other planets are not solid. Jupiter, for instance, is made up mostly of trapped helium, hydrogen, ...

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In water an iron needle sinks, but an iron ship floats. Why?

An Iron needle is long and skinny and if it is not too big you CAN float it by lowering it very slowly with a couple of toothpicks or similar tools. I know your question says why does it sink and a much bigger piece of iron does not. I ...

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