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Types of satellites by ISRO

9 Different Types of Satellites launched by ISRO

August 15, 2020
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A” satellite” is a man-made object that revolves around a planet or any celestial body in space launched into space by men itself. Technically speaking, a satellite is a machine that orbits around any planet or star. These are launched into space by scientists for specific jobs. We can also call Earth as a satellite since it revolves around the sun. In the same way, the moon is a also a satellite as it orbits around the Earth. According to …

5 Interesting Science facts you didn’t learn in school

March 18, 2020
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We learn about some awesome science in high school – like Einstein’s theory of relativity, the Periodic table, and DNA replication. The knowledge we pick up there sets the foundations for all the other amazing things we go on to study. But science definitely doesn’t end at high school, and it’s once you take your learning to the next level that things get really interesting. In no particular order, here are some incredible facts that we didn’t learn at high school, but wish …

5 Interesting topics in Biology.

5 Interesting Topics in Biology.

December 4, 2019
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“Biology is defined as the study of living organisms, their origins, anatomy, morphology, physiology, behaviour, and distribution.” Life is present in every corner of this planet, from the frozen Arctics to the searing Sahara. With over 8.7 million species documented till date, the earth is the only planet in the universe where life is known to exist. Advancements in technology have opened even more insights about life and its constituents. For instance, major discoveries such as viruses have scrutinized traditional …

5 Interesting Topics in Physics.

5 Interesting Topics in Physics.

December 3, 2019
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There are a lot of exciting ideas in physics. Matter exists as a state of energy, while waves of probability spread throughout the universe. Existence itself may exist as only the vibrations on microscopic, trans-dimensional strings. Here are some of the most interesting of these ideas, in physics. 1) Can we see sound? Sound waves are not always invisible. Sound is simply the ordered vibration of matter. Any time you see a vibration, you see sound. For example, when you …

2 Reasons Why Chameleon Changes their Colour?

2 Reasons Why Chameleon Changes their Colour?

September 25, 2019
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Chameleons are colorful lizards also known as one of the few animals that can change skin color. However, it is a misconception that chameleons change colors to match their surroundings. Then how do they blend with any environment? What is the reason behind the color change? How do they change color? All these questions are answered here. First, let’s see what are these creatures? What are Chameleons? Chameleons or chamaeleons are a distinctive and highly specialized clade of Old World lizards. The word chameleon is a interpreted …

Why eggs have a different colour?

September 25, 2019
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Have you checked the egg section of a grocery store or farmers market, and you’ll notice cartons of eggs separated into white and brown, sometimes even green or blue eggs. What is the difference between eggs with shells of different colors?  What would make them that color? There are more than 60 breeds of chickens recognized and 100 of other chicken breeds that have been developed worldwide — many of whom lay gorgeous eggs in a rainbow of hues ranging …

How to measure sound travel in air?

September 25, 2019
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Sound—it’s almost impossible to imagine a world without it. When people talk to us, when we listen to music, or when we hear interesting programs on the radio and TV. The sound may be the last thing you hear at night as well when you listen to your heartbeat and drift gradually into the soundless world of sleep. Sound is fascinating—let’s take a closer look at how it works! What is Sound? Sound is the energy things produce when they vibrate (move back and …

Girolamo Cardano- Man Behind Complex Numbers.

September 24, 2019
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Who are re talking about? Girolamo Cardano, Girolamo is also spelt Gerolamo, English Jerome Cardan, was born on September 24, 1501, at Pavia, in Duchy of Milan [Italy] and he died on September 21, 1576, at Rome. He is an Italian astrologer, physician, and mathematician who gave the first clinical description for typhus fever and his book Ars Magna (The great art; or, The Rules of Algebra) is one of the keystones in the history of algebra. He was educated at the universities of …

what if we have two suns?

September 22, 2019
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There are sunsets on other planets even more magnificent than the ones on Earth. What if we could see not just one, but two suns falling below the Earth’s horizon? Would our planet get much warmer with two stars heating up? Would we ever reencounter nighttime? Could our binary star system be able to support life? Here’s what would happen if we had two suns. Not all-star systems form around a single star. Binary or multiple star systems appear to be …

Remembering Father of Electricity Michael Faraday

Remembering Father of Electricity Michael Faraday

September 22, 2019
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Michael Faraday is an English physicist and chemist whose many experiments contributed significantly to the understanding of electromagnetism.  Facts about the Father of Electricity He was born on 22nd September 1791 in Newington, Surrey, England. Michael Faraday was an innovative physicist and chemist of the 19th century in Great Britain. Faraday developed or invented many items and methods, including the electric motor, transformer, generator, Faraday cage and many other achievements. Albert Einstein kept a picture of Michel Faraday on his study …

Why do ants walk in a straight line?

July 11, 2019
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Ants live in big colonies, and are highly organized. When an ant identifies some food, it picks a small piece of it, and leaves chemical scents called pheromones along the path, which helps the other ants to reach the source of food. As the ants follow the scents of the pheromones, this make them walk in a straight line. But you know what the ants have different sets of colonies, and each colony has a distinctive set of pheromones. If …

Why do we observe bubbles when we boil water?

July 11, 2019
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Generally, when we heat the water in a bowl, initially we observe the bubbles near the base of the bowl or sides of the bowl. These bubbles are AIR; water has a lot of air dissolved in it. This is what helps the aquatic animals to breath. The solubility of gases decreases when the temperature is raised, and that is why the dissolved air bubbles go out from the water. The molecules of water gain enough energy at their boiling …

Why do dog’s sense of smell is better than us?

July 11, 2019
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  The dog has been a faithful friend of man for many years. Most of the dogs are kept as pets to do useful work like herding sheep or guarding buildings. Today, there are more than 100 breeds of dog of many colours, shapes, and sizes. Dogs are short-sighted and see only shades of grey. They see a world that is blurred and has no colour. But a dog’s sense of smell is a thousand times better than us. If …

How do plants like banana produce fruits if there are no seeds meant for dispersal?

July 11, 2019
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Fruits are a product of fertilization. Generally, fruits will germinate into plants that will flower, offering another opportunity for fertilization. But the bananas bear tiny almost-remnants of seeds that will not germinate, but the wild, banana “fruits” have seeds. The botanical term parthenocarpy refers to the development of ovary of a flower into a fruit without fertilization, and these fruits are seedless. Fruits that develop parthenocarpically are generally seedless. Some seedless fruits come from sterile triploid plants, with sets of …

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