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29 April Asteroid 2020: What are Asteroids and how are they formed?

Apr 29, 2020
29 April Asteroid 2020: A very big asteroid '1998 OR2' will pass close to Earth. It is the most massive asteroid that will fly so close to the Earth this year. It has a diameter of 1.8-4.1 km. It will stay 3.9 million miles (6.3 million kilometres) away from our planet. According to US Space agency NASA, there is no possibility of the asteroid colliding with the Earth. Let us read in detail about asteroids and how they are formed? What is the difference between an asteroid and a comet?    

National Science Day 2020: Current Theme, History and Significance

Feb 28, 2020
National Science Day is celebrated on 28 February to pay tribute to Dr. C.V Raman for his discovery Raman Effect.  Let us have a look in detail about National Science Day, 2020 theme, history, how is it celebrated and significance.    

Lunar Eclipse 2020: Know about Super Blue Blood Moon

Jan 9, 2020
A lunar eclipse occurs when Moon passes into the shadow of the earth and it becomes darkened or when the shadow of earth blocks the sun. Have you listened to or studied about super blue blood moon? How it occurs and what is it? Let us have a look!  

Do you know 127 year old Physics Riddle is solved? What was that Riddle?

Aug 22, 2019
Have you ever noticed that while rearing a boat, wave’s ripple out which is known as wake. According to science since 127 years, the long uniformity of waves forms v-shape at an angle of exactly 39 degrees. It does not affected by the size of the vessel, speed or motor’s power. But now, a physicist proved this theory with other angle. Let us understand the science behind it.

List of ISRO Chairman

Jul 22, 2019
In 1962, the Government of India set up an Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR). It was set up at Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station (TERLS) in Thiruvananthapuram for upper atmospheric research. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is the space agency of the Government of India headquartered in the city of Bangalore. It was formed in 1969, superseded the erstwhile INCOSPAR.     

Important Laws of Physics

Apr 8, 2019
Physical laws play a crucial role in Science and are considered as fundamental. Many laws of physics are built after various research or some are a modification of existing laws and theoretical research. This article deals with important laws of physics which will help in the preparation of various examinations.  

What Stephen Hawking’s final Research paper explains?

Apr 8, 2019
Stephen Hawking was a renowned scientist of modern times. His contributions regarding universe, black hole theory and relativity is groundbreaking and do you know that recently Hawking's final scientific paper that has been completed before his death in March has now been written and released by his colleagues at Cambridge and Harvard University.

List of Main Branches of Physics

Feb 19, 2019
Physics is the branch of natural science in which things related to motion; gravity, space, energy, time etc. are studied. Mainly it has two branches, but also divided into subdivisions. Let us study the list of major branches of physics through this article which will also help in the preparation of various competitive examinations.

General Science A Complete Study Material

Jan 2, 2019
Understanding the basics of General Science can lead any aspirant to achieve good marks in the examination. Therefore, We have compiled a complete study material on General  science with major subjects like Biology, Chemistry and Physics.  

What are the characteristics of Sound Waves?

May 7, 2018
Sound is a form of energy which makes us hear. It travels in the form of wave. Sound wave can be described by five characteristics. Let us study through this article about it.

What is barcode and how is it made?

Mar 26, 2018
A barcode is a square or rectangular image consisting of a series of parallel black lines and white spaces of varying widths. Barcode stores product related data like the date of manufacturing, expiry date, name of the manufacturer, country of the origin and price & quantity of the product. There are two types of barcode one is 1D and other is 2D (2 dimensional).

What is Uniform Circular Motion?

Feb 13, 2018
When the body changes its position with respect to its surrounding, the body is said to be in Motion like motion of moon around the earth.  This article deals with a type of motion i.e. Uniform circular motion with examples.

What is doomsday clock?

Feb 8, 2018
The Doomsday Clock is a symbol which represents the likelihood of a man-made global catastrophe. This clock is taken care of by the members of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists since 1947. This clock represents the causes responsible for threat to humanity. If this clock shows 12 O’clock at midnight; it means that the world can end anytime.

What are the laws of Floatation?

Feb 8, 2018
Floatation depends upon the density. If an object has density less than the density of water, it floats. Principle of floatation is stated by the Archimedes. This article deals with what is floatation, laws of floatation, its applications and examples.

Important facts about Motion

Feb 8, 2018
The Motion requires force to cause that change. It is the process of moving, changing place or position. There are various laws and concepts related to motion which will be useful in understanding the various phenomena held in our daily life. This article deals with various concepts and examples of motion.

What is bio toilet and how does it work?

Jan 29, 2018
Bio toilet is a decomposition mechanized toilet system which decomposes human excretory waste in the digester tank using specific high graded bacteria (aerobic or anaerobic) further converting it into methane gas and water. Bio toilet is a different toilet as compare to the traditional restrooms. It saves a lot of water and helps in keeping the station clean.

What are Kepler’s laws of Planetary Motion?

Jan 24, 2018
Kepler’s planetary law of motion describes the motion of satellites around the planets. Let us study through this article what are Kepler’s three laws of planetary motion with explanation.

How Gravitational Force holds the Solar System together?

Jan 8, 2018
The gravitational force of earth is responsible for holding the atmosphere above the earth. It is also the gravitational force of earth which keeps us firmly on the ground. Various objects attract each other due to gravity only. This article deals what is gravitational force and how this force holds the Solar System together.

What is momentum and its importance in everyday life?

Jan 4, 2018
Momentum is about every activity that involves motion. It is an essential concept of physics and is also used in everyday life. How momentum works, why momentum is important, concept of momentum with examples etc. are discussed in the article.

Why Speed and Velocity are not always equal in magnitude?

Dec 29, 2017
Speed of a body is the distance travelled by it per unit time and Velocity of a body is the distance travelled by it per unit time in a given direction. This article deals with why Speed and Velocity are not always equal in magnitude and illustrated with the help of an example.

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