Seems like an innocent enough question, right? Absolute zero is about minus 460 F. You can't get colder than that. The highest-temperature question gets to the heart of current inquiries and proposed theories in cosmology and theoretical physics. Indeed, scientists who work in these fields are zealously trying to answer that question.
No, Ocean United is not a football team. It is a group of professionals leading international efforts to improve our understanding and management of the Ocean. Oh, how boring you'd think if you thought this was about football. Well, think again. The Ocean and it's implications on your life is way bigger than football! Water is essential to all life on Earth.
This last week in November, Ministers from more than 70 countries meet in Cape Town, South Africa, to discuss how we can build a global earth observing system including the oceans.
More than two third of our planet Earth is covered by oceans. Thus, Ocean United has put together an information package explaining in more detail why the ocean is so important to us and how we observe the ocean today. I'll let you in on a few secrets about measuring sea level that you will not find in this package.
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