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Venus could get swallowed!

Giant perturbations called hot flow anomalies in the solar wind near Venus can swallow the entire planet, scientists say. Researchers recently discovered that a common space weather phenomenon......

Typhoon Haiyan, one of strongest storms ever, slams Philippines

The world's strongest typhoon on record has reportedly hit the Philippines' central islands with 380 kmph wind speed, leading to evacuations of millions of people to high ground and storm shelters......

Parts of Himalayan region face risk of MAJOR quakes

Parts of the Himalayan region face the risk of major earthquakes in the future, according to a study conducted by the National Geophysical Research Institute. "The conclusion was reached following......

Lined-up, sun and moon give rise to 'King tides'

High tides are extra high around the world because the sun and the moon have aligned and are very near to Earth, giving rise to the phenomenon, experts say. Meteorologist Dan Satterfield reported......

US geologist on India blacklist slams new visa rule

My research on earthquakes in India has been misrepresented in the media and I have been dubbed an activist. But for heaven's sake, I am a researcher, and I have not been speaking against the......

RIL, ONGC plan geophysics school at Hyderabad

Reliance Industries and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation on Wednesday announced that they would jointly set up a School of Geophysics at Hyderabad.RIL chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani......

Water scarcity: Hyderabad, Delhi will be worst hit

The worst victims of increasing water stress are the cities, many of which are already facing an acute water crisis. A recent study by the Hyderabad-based National Geophysical Research Institute......

New greenhouse gas has higher global warming impact than CO2

Scientists have discovered a long-lived man-made greenhouse gas that appears to have the highest global-warming impact of any compound to date. The chemical -- perfluorotributylamine -- is the most......

Will shale gas become a game-changer for India?

The UK shale gas 'pad allowance' would cut tax on production income by about half to 30 per cent, notes Kunal Bose. Experts across the world feel India, largely dependent on imports of oil and gas,......

Lost gold city may be hiding in Honduras rain forest

Archaeologists have discovered ruins of an ancient civilisation that may belong to the lost golden city of Ciudad Blanca -- a never-confirmed legendary metropolis -- hidden in the Honduran rain......

  People speak for geophysics

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pravin
Q. The most famous meteor shower is the Perseids. What is its other name?Saint Elmo's FireNorthern LightsTears of Saint Lawrence
Pravin:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-most-famous-meteor-shower-is-the-perseids.-what-is-its-o/26925443/answers/

sudhakar kuruvada
Q. What is meant by Applied Geophysics ?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A. August promises to be a good month for meteor watchers as the Perseids meteor shower, one of the oldest and most active showers, can be observed...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-meant-by-applied-geophysics-/26730872/answers/26925445

Divya Kulkarni
Q. What is the name of a person who studies earthquakes?
Divya Kulkarni:  A. it is a subject in Geological Studies. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-name-of-a-person-who-studies-earthquakes/26366196/answers/26730884

  Web results for Geophysics
Denial of access to site delays NIO's research lab project

Work on the prestigious shore-based ocean research laboratory of National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) proposed here at a cost of Rs.20 crore... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Visakhapatnam/denial-of-access-to-site-delays-nios-research-lab-project/article6258359.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
World's Largest Solar Boat on Greek Prehistoric Mission

Athens: The world's largest solar boat, the catamaran PlanetSolar, will embark on a Greek mission to find one of the oldest sites inhabited by man... ...

http://ndtv.com.feedsportal.com/c/33805/f/606689/s/3cf2f13b/sc/10/l/0L0Sndtv0N0Carticle0Cworld0Cworld0Es0Elargest0Esolar0Eboat0Eon0Egreek0Eprehistoric0Emission0E566796/story01.htm
Inside Xi Jinping's purge of China's oil mandarins

BEIJING/HONG KONG: Oil executive Jiang Jiemin rose to power in Communist China in time-honored fashion: by hitching his star to a mighty mentor.... ...

http://timesofindia.feedsportal.com/c/33039/f/533996/s/3cefed08/sc/1/l/0Ltimesofindia0Bindiatimes0N0Cworld0Cchina0CInside0EXi0EJinpings0Epurge0Eof0EChinas0Eoil0Emandarins0Carticleshow0C39170A2480Bcms/story01.htm
NIO's research vessel flagged off

The research vessel of the National Institute of Oecanography (NIO) - Sindhu Sadhana - was flagged off from Visakhapatnam port on Sunday evening by... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/industry-and-economy/logistics/nios-research-vessel-flagged-off/article6254722.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
'Dropped' calls may measure …

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News London, July 27 (IANS) We know that cellphone calls break up and crackle when it rains. But did... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/dropped-calls-may-measure-rainfall-101803632.html

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