Fighting For Environment Costs Hundreds Their Lives Across The Globe

April 17, 2014 / No Comments

When we watch James Cameron’s Avatar, then we all know who we are rooting for – the indigenous Na’vi, whose land and natural wealth is being stripped away from them by those looking to make profits. Yet, in the real world, the truth is quite different. Hundreds of environmentalists, natives and those caring for the natural wealth of the planet are ...

Watch DD vs RCB IPL 7 Match Live Streaming on Star Sports and GoCricket Website

April 17, 2014 / No Comments

Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Daredevils will open their series with the second match of Pepsi IPL 2014, scheduled at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on April 17. [gallery columns="6" ids="16590,16591,16592,16594,16595,16596" orderby="rand"]   The match starts at 8:00 p.m. India time. Temperatures in Sharjah will be soaring at 37 degrees with no rains expected. Follow the KKR vs DD live scores and highlights here, Fans can catch ...

Scientists Claim To Have Finally Unraveled Saturn’s Rotation Period Mystery

April 17, 2014 / No Comments

It is indeed amazing that while we have been able to unravel some of the mysteries of deep space, many aspects of our own solar system remain unknown. The rotation period of Saturn is one such mystery. The planet remains the only one for which we have still been unable to pin down an accurate rotation time. But scientists say they might ...

Diclofenac Responsible For Driving Vultures Towards The Brink Of Extinction

April 16, 2014 / No Comments

Science and technology is always a double-edged sword and while altering the natural balance of nature is beneficial at times for man, it often leads to long term destruction of ecosystems. From the Great Coral Reefs to the African rainforests, there is plenty of proof of this across the globe. The population of 11 different vulture species in India is another ...

Stargazers Seize Upon A Rare Opportunity To Capture The Blood Moon

April 16, 2014 / No Comments

There has been plenty of new surrounding the arrival of the blood moon and how it might be the starting of the end of the world. Others were less global and more Israel-centric with their irrational fears. But for the astronomy buffs who find their nirvana in the vast cosmos and their little stargazer, this was indeed an opportunity of a ...

NASA All Set To Shoot Veggie Pillows Into Space!

April 15, 2014 / No Comments

Space farming is a concept that scientists at NASA have been working on for long. But the SpaceX-3 resupply mission that is all set to set voyage to the International Space Station (ISS) takes this effort a step further and beyond Earth’s atmosphere with its plant growth chamber. Dubbed as the Veggie, this unit comes with special ‘pillows’ that carry lettuce ...

Change In Planetary Positions Sees Vishu Arrive A Day Late In 2014

April 15, 2014 / No Comments

New Year has just started to spread its smile in God’s Own Country and even though it has arrived a day later than normal in 2014, Vishu frenzy has once again gripped the state of Kerala. While much of the country has been caught up in election razzmatazz, Kerala takes a break today to celebrate the Malayalee New Year. This week also ...

Watch Live Streaming of Total Lunar Eclipse ‘Blood Moon’ on April 14, 15

April 14, 2014 / No Comments

Astronomers and proponents of Christian prophecy have all reasons to rejoice since they are about to witness the first Blood Moon eclipse of the upcoming lunar tetrad a few hours from now. [caption id="attachment_16543" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Total Lunar Eclipse of April 15:[/caption] On the night of April 14-15, 2014, people in the US would see total lunar eclipse in all its glory. According ...

NASA approves spacecraft for OSIRIS-Rex, aiming trip to asteroid in 2018 [video]

April 13, 2014 / No Comments

NASA has approved the construction of a spaceship for OSIRIS-Rex or also known as Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security Regolith Explorer, which is a planned asteroid sample return mission. [caption id="attachment_16538" align="aligncenter" width="490"] NASA approves spacecraft for OSIRIS-Rex[/caption] The craft that is being planned will be able to reach an asteroid, collect the required samples and send the same to earth. If ...

Blood Moon Tetrad: Is It The End Of World, Again?

April 9, 2014 / 1 Comment

If you are waiting in wings and have a plan to join the cozy club in heaven, now is apparently a good time. Next week signifies the start of the infamous Tetrad that will see four blood-red lunar eclipses followed by six full moons. It is a cycle that has just started and is slated to end in September 2015. This ...