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Looks out for those crackers in the sky

Come next week and you may as well enjoy a beautiful natural phenomenon. The Perseids meteor shower is going to be active from August 17-26. The annual celestial event is considered the best meteor shower, as many bright meteors and fireballs shoot through the sky making it easy for people to watch it from Earth. […]

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Scientists find a water world in our solar system

Have we found a possible another home? If research is to be believed, we well may have.  Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, is an “ocean world” with a big reservoir of salty water under its frigid surface. The US space agency NASA’s Dawn spacecraft, which flew as close […]

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At the bottom of the Blue Holes

The life undersea is as secretive and intriguing as the undiscovered mysteries of the space. While many explorations are manned to space, very few researchers are brave enough to dive deep into the sea.  Off the coast of Florida, deep at the bottom of the ocean, are massive blue holes that formed thousands of years […]

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Kohli and Rohit Sharma retain top positions at ODI rankings

India cricket team captain Virat Kohli and his deputy Rohit Sharma retained the top two positions in the ICC ODI rankings for batsmen, while pacer Jasprit Bumrah held on to the number 2 spot among bowlers in the latest list issued by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Kohli holds the numero uno status with 871 […]

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Say bye to Polar Bears by 2100

Scientists predict that most polar bears will die out by the year 2100 because of global warming.  Even if global warming is slowed, the loss of polar ice means most polar bears will still be seriously affected. Polar bears are found in the far north, inside the Arctic Circle. Scientists believe there are about 25,000 […]

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This 7 YO golfer is future of Indian golf

She’s only seven-years-old but Ojaswini Saraswat has already brought many laurels to the country through her love for golf. The young golfer aims to win a major championship and lead the women’s professional circuit. Ojaswini started playing golf at the age of 3. She is the youngest-ever member of the Chandigarh Golf Club and a […]

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A million euros for charity! That’s our Greta

What would you do if you get a million euros (approximately Rs 8,61,82,000)? Yes, we’re sure you have already started dreaming about your spendings but, if you’re Greta Thunberg you most probably would donate it. The young climate activist was awarded a Portuguese rights award last week and promptly pledged the million-euro prize to groups […]

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So how old is the Universe anyway?

If you have ever watched Doctor Who, Star Trek, or any science fiction programme, you must have come across this theory of the age of our Universe. Well now, the astrophysicists have calculated the exact age of the Universe… mostly.  The universe is about 13.8 billion years old, according to new research recently published by […]

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? It’s a flying car! 

Be it cartoon or comic books or even superheroe movies, there’s one thing we keep on seeing which can rarely be witnessed in the real world: A flying car. But there are many companies and persistent engineers who are not giving up to bring the fantasy into real life.  Israel-based Urban Aeronautics company is developing […]

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City of Sydney switches on green button 

The largest city in Australia is now officially powered by 100% green energy! The City of Sydney, which is home to a quarter-million people, has begun sourcing all of its energy from two solar farms and the largest wind farm in all of New South Wales. All the City of Sydney’s operations – including street […]