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In 2013, earth is headed for MAJOR havoc

2013 is being heralded as the year that might see catastrophic events wreaking havoc with our planet, say scientists. They fear a huge solar flare is due to erupt in 2013. It is expected to......

Scientists find mysterious radio waves in space

An unknown object in the nearby galaxy -- M82 -- is sending out radio waves, an incident which has never happened in the universe before.Researchers at the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics near......

Don't miss Friday's partial solar eclipse

A partial solar eclipse will be seen in India on Friday while the north-eastern parts of the country will see quite a large fraction of the disc of the Sun, eclipsed by the Moon."The partial......

Life's ingredients detected in far off galaxy: Rep

Astronomers claim to have discovered two ingredients that build life-forming amino acids -- the molecules methanimine and the hydrogen cyanide -- in a galaxy nearly 250 million light years away......

3D map of the universe throws light on dark matter

A team of astronomers has unveiled a three-dimensional map that sheds light on the mysterious "dark matter" that makes up a quarter of the universe.The map shows that the dark matter forms a......

Indian card processor in $45-mn heist

The Indian card processor - used in the heist on December 21, 2012 - was ElectraCard Services, which is based in Pune, India. One of the credit card processing companies whose security was breached......

India Inc is all a Twitter

Of what use can 140 characters be to a very large private bank in India? If those characters make a 'tweet', you will be surprised with the results. With the help of Mahesh Murthy, founder and CEO......

Computer programmer at age 4?

Microsoft unveiled its latest set of innovations this week, which included a game to teach 4-year-old children computer programming and a "telescope" programme that enables computer users to......

What to gift your boss on New Year

Shahrukh Khan, Yuvraj Singh and Abhishek Bachchan shouldn't be the only ones who get to endorse and keep all the cool gadgets in the market this year. Check out which gadgets corporate heads are......

The Bollywood Tweet Diary

A quick update on what the stars are saying in 140 characters. It's a tough to be Hrithik Roshan given his penchant for controversy at the moment! The actor tweets his justification......

A continental fare at the Kerala film fest

It apparently has become a staple of the season in Thiruvanathapuram -- a little winter fog, a much-hyped Grand Kerala Shopping Festival (as though the wall-to-wall, year-round ads on TV for gold......

'I am proud I was the only undefeated player'

It is always a pleasure to interview Vishwanathan Anand. Very rarely you come across such a warm and down-to-earth person, nay world champion!Only a few months ago he took over the world No 1......

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Q. How did Islamic civilization impact on science ?
Onlytruth:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-did-islamic-civilization-impact-on-science-/22334863/answers/

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Q. Do black holes really exist?
Onlytruth:  A. Yes.According to the general theory of relativity, a black hole is a region of space from which nothing, including light, can escape. It is the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-black-holes-really-exist/22334863/answers/18783864

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Q. give the knowledge about black hole
Anupama Kumar:  A. According to the general theory of relativity, a black hole is a region of space from which nothing, including light, can escape. It is the result...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/give-the-knowledge-about-black-hole/18783853/answers/16970357

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Q. How the comets are formed??
Ramprayag:  A. any of a class of small celestial objects orbiting the Sun and developing diffuse gaseous envelopes and often long luminous tails when near the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-the-comets-are-formed/16970340/answers/16821153

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Q. what is black whole? does it really exist?
Vijayasundarr Vijayasundarr:  A. According to the general theory of relativity, a black hole is a region of space from which nothing, including light, can escape. It is the result...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-black-whole-does-it-really-exist/16820969/answers/16780142

  Web results for Very Large Telescopes
Scientists find an 'Earth twin', or maybe a cousin

It is a bit bigger and somewhat colder, but a planet circling a star 500 light-years away is otherwise the closest match of our home world... ...

http://www.ndtv.com/article/world/scientists-find-an-earth-twin-or-maybe-a-cousin-510126?pfrom=home-rightnow
Review

Let's just get the hard to digest bit out of the way first. The new Porsche Macan will cost around Rs 90 lakh when it is launched in India in June.... ...

http://www.zigwheels.com/reviews-advice/reviews/porsche-macan-turbo-review/18306/
To Sharpen Microscope Images, New Technique Takes Cues from Astronomy and Ophthalmology

The most sophisticated light microscopes can befuddled with the complexity of biology. New imaging technology developed at the Howard Hughes... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/to-sharpen-microscope-images-new-technique-takes-cues-from-astronomy-and-ophthalmology-134676-1.htm
Alignment of star & planetary nebula creates illusion of diamond ring

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) on Wednesday released a spectacular image of planetary nebula Abell 33 aligned with a star in such a way... ...

http://frenchtribune.com/teneur/1422224-alignment-star-planetary-nebula-creates-illusion-diamond-ring
Here's 1 Unexpectedly Awesome Reason To Be Proud Of Your Home State

We know, we know -- your state is the best. Whether you hail from somewhere with the most exquisite coastline, the hippest art scene or the most... ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/09/proud-of-your-home-state_n_5085825.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news&ir=Weird+News

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