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Third radiation belt around earth discovered

National Aeronautics and Space Administration scientists claim to have discovered a third radiation belt around the earth, which may lead to a revision of a more than 50-year-old theory about the......

5 things science, tech & earth sciences minister must do

The new Science, Technology and Earth Sciences Minister Sudini Jaipal Reddy can contribute to undo India's pathetic scientific reputation in terms of invention and innovation, says Gopal Krishna......

Scientists discover first planet with four suns!

A team of amateur astronomers has discovered a new planet, six times the size of Earth and surrounded by four suns, in a first-of-its-kind phenomenon. The planet located nearly 5,000 light years......

Discovered! World's oldest, largest meteorite crater

Scientists have discovered what they say is the oldest and largest meteorite crater on Earth, which is believed to have formed some three billion years ago. The crater found near the town of......

PICS: NASA's satellite clicks UNSEEN events on earth

Aqua, Latin for water, is a NASA Earth Science satellite mission named for the large amount of information that the mission is collecting about the Earth's water cycle, including evaporation from......

How India can escape the dry spell doom

Since 2000, India has had three serious droughts. The World Bank has estimated that the 2012 drought reduced the country's gross domestic product by half a percentage point, even though it was not......

Govt to reverse brain drain, bring back NRI scientists

To reverse the brain drain of the past few decades and to bring back scientific talent, the Narendra Modi government has initiated talks with many eminent non-resident Indian scientists, who left......

India cuts monsoon rains forecast but says no drought

India on Tuesday forecast June-September monsoon rainfall to be 87 per cent of the long-term average, but saw no evidence of a drought, giving some reassurance to government officials worried by......

Clock on climate change ticking: Kerry

As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) drew a grim picture in its latest report on global warming, US Secretary of State John Kerry warned that "the clock is ticking" and asked......

Who will be the next Steve Jobs?

In some ways, Elon Musk’s vision is even bolder and more transformative than that of Steve Jobs. Jobs changed the modes of many of our sensory experiences. Musk’s interest seems......

'Earlier, I would accept any film that came my way'

Actor Arjun Mathur is not new to Bollywood. His cameo roles in Luck By Chance, My Name Is Khan and I Am, have been applauded. In Ankur Arora Murder Case, he plays the lead for the first time. Arjun......

Review: Tom Cruise saves mankind YET AGAIN in Oblivion

Oblivion, outside its spectacular, smooth surface, is only a middling effort that borrows liberally in tone and technique from just about every science-fiction movie there is, writes Sukanya......

Review: Tom Cruise saves mankind YET AGAIN in Oblivion

Oblivion, outside its spectacular, smooth surface, is only a middling effort that borrows liberally in tone and technique from just about every science-fiction movie there is, writes Sukanya......

Celebrating fans cause minor earthquake In US football game

Seattle football fans erupted in cheers so raucous early in the Monday night match-up against the New Orleans Saints that their jumping up and down registered as a minor earthquake, local......

Acupuncture can help athletes perform better

Acupuncture is an ancient healing system that involves inserting thin needles in the body. It has been around for over 2,500 years and is said to treat several ailments, including heart diseases.......
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Q. hot air goes upwards them why there is ice on mountains?
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Q. WHY DOES THE MOON CHANGE SHAPE?
Earth:  A. When a parcel of air warms up near the surface of the earth, it will rise. But as it rises, it moves into regions of lower pressure. The pressure...... more

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Experts concerned over depleting ozone layer

Patna: Senior teachers of Patna University (PU) science faculty expressed concern over the depleting ozone layer in the stratosphere due to... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/Experts-concerned-over-depleting-ozone-layer/articleshow/43021508.cms
No Guest Answers

Grouse time again. Some readers have also been complaining that even though they send their solutions in with the crowing of pre-sunup roosters... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/magazine/voices/No-Guest-Answers/2014/09/21/article2439306.ece
People in Portsmouth witnessed Unidentified Flying Object (UFO)

An unidentified flying object (UFO) has been seen in the evening sky by people in Portsmouth. Met officials said that it is neither related to... ...

http://frenchtribune.com/teneur/1423621-people-portsmouth-witnessed-unidentified-flying-object-ufo
SSB, SRM University and ITC make donations for PMNRF

The Director General, Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), B.D. Sharma, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday and handed over a demand draft of... ...

http://www.apnnews.com/2014/09/20/ssb-srm-university-and-itc-make-donations-for-pmnrf/
Bharat Pensioners’ Samaj donates to Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund

A delegation of “Bharat Pensioners’ Samaj” (BPS), the largest and oldest organization of Pensioners in India met Dr Jitendra Singh, Union... ...

http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=109861

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