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Soon Earth will have 25 hours in a day
June 12, 2018

Soon: Earth might have 25 hours a day

Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have dug deep into the history of the Earth and come across this ‘exciting’ news. Professor Stephen Meyers and a team of colleagues have studied a rock – dating back to 90 million years – to look into the climate cycles of the planet. Sediments from this piece of ancient object led them to some highly interesting observations. Influence of Moon It is a […]

human eye facts
May 18, 2018

9 Facts about the Human Eye

Given below are some facts about the human eye that will surely take you aback: Eyeballs don’t grow! Our eyeballs remain the same size from our birth and until our last breath, unlike our nose and ears that continue to grow. The most active muscles No matter how good an athlete you are, none of your body muscles can be as active as the ones that control your eyes. Measurements […]

The sun will die in 5 billion years
May 17, 2018

The Future of Sun

The doubt about Earth’s future once the Sun ceases to exist is a perpetually disturbing thought. Scientists have already accepted that the Sun will eventually die. This will take place in about 5 billion years. However, what might happen next was somewhat blurry; that has now changed. Planetary nebula Albert Zijlstra, professor, School of Physics and Astronomy, along with a group of astronomers, has predicted that the sun will end […]

Why is The Taj Mahal's colour changing
May 14, 2018

Why is the Taj Mahal’s colour changing?

The beauty of the Taj Mahal – which is visited by over millions of tourists from across the world – is in jeopardy because of our ‘ignorance’, as a nation, a society, and most importantly due to our indifference towards the conservation of environment. Because of the ever-increasing pollution and dearth of effective means to curb it, it should not come as a shock if on waking up one day, […]

Why Leaning Tower of Pisa doesn't fall
May 12, 2018

Why the Leaning Tower of Pisa doesn’t fall?

If you are an ancient architecture enthusiast, then at least once in your life you would have thought about the reason why Leaning Tower of Pisa doesn’t fall despite the number of earthquakes the city has experienced since the time of the tower’s inception in the 12th century. If this question is still bugging you, don’t worry, you are at the right web address as we’ll try to have a […]

In a first, Diamonds have been grown in a laboratory
May 4, 2018

Scientists Grow Diamonds in Laboratory!

In a first, Scientists at a laboratory in Cardiff have successfully grown diamonds. The stones, which are being claimed to be ‘purer than anything you would see in nature’, take only a few days for their formation, in contrast to the millions of years natural diamonds require for their formation in conditions of extreme pressure and temperarure. Professor Oliver Williams, the head physicist at the Cardiff University, says that his […]

14 Facts you always get wrong
April 23, 2018

9 Facts that are too weird to be true!

One thing that will never cease to fascinate the humanity is ‘an interesting fact’. Thousands of newspapers, blogs, websites, magazines, books rely on this ‘hunger of facts’ to keep the audiences/readers glued to their product. In this article, however, we are not going to look at ordinary facts being dragged for decades, but try to find something refreshing or rather something ironic. So here we go: Scotland’s National Animal Scotland […]

April 21, 2018

Chandrayaan-2: Everything you should know

When India’s first mission to the moon – Chandrayaan 1 – was launched in 2008, not many people had expected it to be a breakthrough, as at the time, ISRO was not as prolific as it is today. However, surpassing all skeptic views, Chandrayaan 1 became a highly successful mission, despite its low-cost ($59 million), and allowed India to become the 4th nation in the world to ‘fix’ a flag […]

NASA Tess Spacecraft
April 12, 2018

Everything you should know about NASA’s Tess Spacecraft

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) Spacecraft will go on its journey to locate other habitable planets, and stars on April 16, 2018. The mission also aims at replacing the Kepler Spacecraft, which is in its last days of service and may ‘retire’ anytime because of its constantly receding fuel. Here are the many aspects associated with the satellite that every space enthusiast should know about: No exoplanet will escape […]

send your name to the sun
April 11, 2018

Wanna reach for the stars?

Well now you can send your name along with the NASA’s Parker Solar Probe – humanity’s first mission to the nearest star to us aka the sun. NASA has invited the public to send their names to the sun which will be carried on a microchip aboard the Parker Solar Probe. The spacecraft is undergoing final preparations before it’s scheduled launch on 31st July 2018. Submissions will be accepted until […]

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