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It's possible they are actually talking about the rate of energy given off by the Sun that reaches the Earth. However, they are not talking about the amount of energy released, but rather the rate of energy released. The "laser at Magurele, Romania" is actually part of the Extreme Light Infrastructure, a pan-European research project, described by ...


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Power of the laser This video shows interviews with people at the laser center. At 4:54 you can see the director of the center repeat the claim. In this video, that same director states that the laser was measured at 10.88 PW or 1.088×10^16 W. Remember that watts (W) are the unit of power. The laser does not operate at that power continuously. Just for ...


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The official statistics published by the European organisation Eurostat say this: Proportion of minimum wage earners The proportion of employees earning the minimum wage can vary considerably across countries. By linking microdata from the two latest four-yearly structure of earnings surveys (SES) with the level of minimum wages in force at the time (...


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None of this is true. The argument, if we can call it that, seems to be based on toponyms: The presence of the Dacians in North America can be certified by the existence of two toponyms derived from the DAC root: North Dakota (North Dakota) and South Dakota (South Dakota). It is well known that the only people bearing this name, in all antiquity and until ...


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I suspect there are some substantial variations in definitions used, but the IMF paper that was referenced in a quote by LangLangC, says In Romania, the wage distribution has become more equal over the past decade as real minimum wages were pushed up and minimum wage incidence rose (Figure 5). Since 2007, real wages have increased substantially and the ...


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