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'NO DOOMSDAY, December 21 will be another normal day'

Noted astronomer D P Durai has dismissed the prediction of the world ending on December 21 as a mere rumour, saying next Friday would be like any other day. Duari, a NASA educator and director of......

Partial lunar eclipse on June 26

This year's first partial lunar eclipse will occur on June 26 when more than 50 per cent of the full moon disc will be under the earth's shadow, but it will be visible only in the Northeast in......

Mars sighting on August 27? Blah!

Planet Mars will come within 88.17 million kilometres of the earth -- a close distance -- on December 18 and not on August 27 as is being circulated on the Internet and in no way will the red plant......

Tonight a 'blue moon' will rise in the sky

Come Saturday night and Indians can watch a phenomena that rarely occurs -- a second full moon in a calendar month. The first full moon was on July 2.It is an occurrence from which the oft-used......

Venus will turn into a black dot!

On June 8, 2004, in broad daylight, Venus will become a black dot. Though it won't do the disappearing act.The rare astronomical phenomenon is known as 'Transit of Venus' during which the planet......

Birlas not to let 'outsider' grab property

The entire Birla family on Wednesday said it would not allow an 'outsider' to take away their property and that they have decided to challenge the will of Priyamvada Birla, by which assets worth......

Priyamvada Birla passes away

Priyamvada Birla (76), chairperson of the Rs 2,000 crore (Rs 20 billion) M P Birla Group, passed away in Kolkata on Saturday after a brief illness.She had been running the M P Birla Group since the......

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Q. When I utter the following, which city I am referring?\Rabindra Sadan Victoria Memorial Vidyasagar Setu National Library Shaheed Minar Writers Building Marble Palace M.P. Birla Planetarium
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Q. when was birla planitorium in Kolkata built - in fact that was the place where I went more out of curiosity to know about the unknown world of planets & stars and wished that all the cities in India must have such planitoriums to inculcate the interests of outer world among the people & encourage the children to go to these places to enrich their knowledge.
Ankit Shivam:  A. The M. P. Birla Planetarium in Kolkata is the largest planetarium in India. The planetarium started functioning from September 29, 1962 as an...... more

Q. Which is the Largest Planetarium in India..?
ILAPAKURTI SATYANARAYANA:  A. M.P Birla Planetarium built on September 29, 1962 is known to be one of the largest planetarium in India. The planetarium is situated in Kolkata,...... more

Surinder:  A. The city of Hyderabad is the capital of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh and one of India's most historic cities. The famous tourist...... more

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After over half a century, Birla Planetarium ready for change

MP Birla Planetarium building in Kolkata. (Source: Express photo by Subham Dutta) 52-year old M P Birla Planetarium in Kolkata, Asia's largest and... ...
Orthodoxy in science forbids alternative ideas

Interest levels in science dip drastically as children move beyond school. By the time they are in college or university, interest in pure sciences... ...
Gear up to watch 2014's last lunar eclipse today

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS In the evening, the rise of a partially-eclipsed moon will be seen near the horizon The last... ...
City scientists laud India's maiden success in reaching Mars

Leading scientists of the city lauded the country's successful attempt in placing its low-cost Mars spacecraft in orbit around the Red Planet by... ...

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