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Chennai received Record rainfall on December 1 since 1901: NASA

NASA
According to NASA, Chennai received a record rainfall on December 1 since 1901 which converted the southern city as flood-ravaged. The space company Tuesday launched an animated map that provides satellite-based estimates of rainfall over southeastern India on December 1-2, collecting in 30-minute intervals. The deluge followed a month of consistent monsoon rains that were already well above regular for Tamil...

Odisha: 20 Peacocks and other birds found dead, Suspected as Bird Flu Death

At least 20 peacocks and few other birds on Tuesday, have been found dead in Madhupur village forest in Odisha's Khordha district and the cause of death case is suspected as Bird Flu. The villagers saw, and later notified the forest officials about the exact same. Professionals think possible possibilities of bird flu, which could have caused these unpredictable deaths. According to...

Mysterious death of National bird in Odisha

On Tuesday morning, as many as 25 peacocks and several other birds were found dead in the forest of Madhupur village in Odisha's Khurda district by the villagers. The villagers found peacocks, pigeons, crows and cranes lying dead around a water body and informed the officials at Khurda and Chandaka forest departments. According to the reports, the forest officials have sent the carcasses of...

Excavations to begin in Vadnagar

Previously government survey agency in its excavations found essential findings linking the place with Europe through West Asia. Now, Archaeological Survey of India is set to begin again its excavations in the historical town of Vadnagar, the native place of Modi. ASI superintendent Dr Madhulika Samanta will control the excavation works at Vadnagar, once a successful business and spiritual centre...

‘Worse Than We Thought’: Global warming to progress rapidly than expected!

LONDON: Global warming will progress faster than previously believed because greenhouse gas emissions that arise naturally are also affected by increased temperatures, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have warned. Researchers examined the emissions of the greenhouse gas methane from three lakes. The effects were clear and the methane emissions increased exponentially with temperature. "We are not talking about hypotheses anymore. The...

NASA’s Black Hole Friday

Black hole: According to NASA, when the force of gravity is strong enough to trap light and other matters, a black hole is formed in space. This usually happens when a star in dying. NASA has been marking Black Hole Friday on November 27 and what that means is we get to see some more of these collapsed stars that...

India successfully test-fires Agni-I missile

Balasore: India today successfully test-fired indigenously built nuclear-capable Agni-I missile, capable of hitting a target at a distance of 700 kms, from a test range off the Odisha coast as part of Strategic Forces Command (SFC) training exercise. The surface-to-surface, single-stage missile, powered by solid propellants, was test-fired from a mobile launcher at 1002 hours from launch pad-4 of the Integrated...

Adhesive that fuses two surfaces underwater

Scientists from the University of California have designed a new synthetic material that can fuse two surfaces underwater. The synthetic material designed by the researchers combine the key functionalities of interfacial mussel foot proteins, creating a single, low-molecular-weight, one-component adhesive. Inspired by mussels' ability to cling to surfaces despite the constant pounding of waves and wind, the scientists studied the combination...

Paris summit a powerful rebuke to terrorists: Obama

Washington: The climate change summit in Paris next week is a "powerful rebuke" to terrorists and shows the global resolve to fight them, US President Barack Obama has said. Obama would be among the top world leaders who will attend the important global meet on climate change in Paris, the city which was rocked by ISIS terror attacks earlier this...

Half of Coastal pollution caused by Sea Traffic

According to a conclusion appeared in the journal Oceanologia, the coastal pollution is caused by hazardous nanoparticles in which more than 50 percent caused due to sea traffic. Meanwhile, the other half of pollution is caused by cars, biomass combustion, industries and also natural particles from the sea Adam Kristensson, one of the researchers said, "This is the first time an attempt...

World wants to know whether Scott Kelly hiding something about UFO Image!

Scott Kelly
US Astronaut Scott Kelly’s image, showing a large object like UFO with lights attached to its both ends from ISS has gone viral as everyone is eager to know whether the Astronaut is hiding something or unaware of the fact which is clearly visible in the image. Kelly has posted the picture in Twitter with an only status – “Day 233”. "Above the image...

Low-oxygen ‘dead zone’ allied to ancient Ocean Warming

 A new study has linked low-oxygen ‘dead zones’ in North Pacific to the past ocean warming. The study has found a link between abrupt ocean warming at the end of the last ice age and the sudden onset of low-oxygen, or hypoxic, conditions that led to the vast marine dead zones.This works tackles a long-standing debate about what causes...

Astronaut Kelly trying to hide or really unaware of the UFO Image!

Scott Kelly
US Astronaut Scott Kelly's sent image has gone viral and everyone wants to know the fact about the picture, he sent from ISS which is showing a large object like UFO with lights attached to both ends. Kelly has posted a picture in the social networking site Twitter with a status - "Day 233". "Above the image of southern Indian coastal line, towards the...

‘Dark Matter Dotted Nearby Dwarf Galaxy’: Astronomers

Dark matter is "dark" because no one knows what it is and a blanket term for whatever outnumbers particles of regular matter by more than a factor of 10 is necessary. Because it can't be detected, dark matter is inferred by gravitational influence in galaxies, and by measuring the mass of a nearby dwarf galaxy called Triangulum II, Assistant Professor...