Tag: Earth

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  • Earth’s Exploitation

    Earth’s Exploitation

    The dawn of the industrial era has harmed nature and its resources which were randomly exploited for many decades without restoring the earth to its natural state. Nature has been exploited in order to meet the demands for material needs of the people and to make money. These actions are said to be the major reasons for the worsening of environmental pollution. It has affected both the air and water. Development work must be carried out without excessive exploitation.

    September 21, 2019
  • ISRO releases first set of earth pictures captured by Chandrayaan-2

    ISRO releases first set of earth pictures captured by Chandrayaan-2

    The mission comes 11 years after Isro successfully launched Chandrayaan-1 in, October 2008.

    August 4, 2019
  • Obligations of the boatman

    Obligations of the boatman

    The harsh reality of “climate apartheid” is reflected in this metaphorical story.

    July 18, 2019
  • When is Surya Grahan 2019? Check out Solar Eclipse dates, estimated timing in 2019

    When is Surya Grahan 2019? Check out Solar Eclipse dates, estimated timing in 2019

    The upcoming eclipse is going to be the only total solar eclipse that will occur this year. 

    June 27, 2019
  • About deep blue waters

    About deep blue waters

    The ocean is no less than a heritage for our planet. We must ensure to preserve it.

    June 20, 2019
  • Inside our neighbour’s core

    Inside our neighbour’s core

    An impact crater serves as a bore hole to probe the Moon’s mantle as a Chinese lander has recently shown.

    May 24, 2019
  • Simple ways of saving Earth

    Simple ways of saving Earth

    Another way which has been suggested is to replace fossil fuels by huge nuclear plants or by too many large dam projects.

    May 16, 2019
  • Coming decade crucial for our planet’s survival

    Coming decade crucial for our planet’s survival

    In October 2018, a widely cited and discussed report of the most important scientific body on climate change (the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change or the IPCC) warned that there are only a dozen years for global warming to be kept to the limit of 1.5 deg. C.

    May 9, 2019
  • Measuring global warming

    Measuring global warming

    Variations in the Earth’s gravity can reveal how the planet’s bulk is shifting

    April 24, 2019
  • Valentine’s Day 2019: Invest in these eco-friendly gifts for your Valentine

    Valentine’s Day 2019: Invest in these eco-friendly gifts for your Valentine

    Give your valentine a warm hug and an eco-friendly gift to let them feel that they have a special place in your heart and on Mother Earth too

    February 13, 2019
  • NASA InSight: Figuring out a connection

    NASA InSight: Figuring out a connection

    A close look at Mars may tell us a lot about Earth and help find the directions required to design future experiments and missions to the Red Planet.

    November 28, 2018
  • Galileo’s damage control

    Galileo’s damage control

    The scientist considered prudence the better part of valour while dealing with Papal orthodoxy.

    September 26, 2018
  • Transient Glory

    Transient Glory

    During one’s interactions with a cross-section of people from different walks of life, one comes across different kinds of people with different mindsets and attitudes. Naturally these people have varying conceptions of life. But there definitely is a predominant idea about what makes a good life and this invariably subsumes possession of power and pelf. …

    September 18, 2018
  • NASA launches satellite to track Earth’s melting ice

    NASA launches satellite to track Earth’s melting ice

    In a bid to understand Earth's ice sheets, glaciers, sea ice, snow cover and permafrost, NASA on Saturday successfully launched its Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite-2, or ICESat-2.

    September 16, 2018
  • An apology letter to Earth

    An apology letter to Earth

    A letter written by Parthib Chandra (Class X, The Levelfield School), to Earth, on behalf of humanity.

    August 24, 2018
  • SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft to return to Earth

    SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft to return to Earth

    The spacecraft will depart the ISS, along with critical scientific research, at 12.37 p.m. EDT and splash down in the Pacific Ocean at about 6.17 p.m.

    August 3, 2018
  • Blood Moon vs Blue Moon: Everything you need to know

    Blood Moon vs Blue Moon: Everything you need to know

    Blue moon and Blood moon are not named after any scientific or astronomical logic or explanation, as one would expect, but are merely 'scientific nicknames'.

    July 26, 2018