• Why did Mount Everest's height change? Know the reason, process of measurement and more here

    Mount Everest has a new revised registered height now. China and Nepal jointly announced its new height in a virtual ceremony. Know why Mount Everest's height changes, measurement methods followed since ages and more here

    Dec 15, 2020
  • Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich Satellite: All you need to know about the Jason-CS mission

    The Jason Continuity of Service or Jason-CS mission is an international partnership between the United States and Europe on the Sentinel-6 satellite to monitor oceans. 

    Nov 27, 2020
  • Minerals: Definition, Property and Uses

    A mineral is mostly a compound that is usually crystalline in nature and is a result of geological progressions.

    Dec 15, 2014
  • Earth’s Interior (Structure of the Earth)

    The structure of earth is in spherical form and is composed of four layers, three solid and one liquid.

    Dec 15, 2014
  • Continents: Lowest Points

    A continent is one of several very large landmasses on Earth.

    Sep 17, 2012
  • Continents: Highest Points

    Continents are understood to be large, continuous, discrete masses of land, ideally separated by expanses of water.

    Sep 17, 2012
  • Continents: Number

    The continents are the great land masses of the earth. There are seven continents on Earth.

    Sep 17, 2012
  • Magnetic Field

      A magnet produces a vector field, the magnetic field, at all points in the space around it. It can be defined by measuring the force the field exerts on a moving charged particle, such as an electron.    

    Sep 15, 2012
  • Lithosphere

    The lithosphere is the outer solid part of the earth, including the crust and uppermost mantle.

    Sep 15, 2012
  • Cryosphere

    The Cryosphere is an Imperial space station in the Music star system, which is considered to be of major strategic importance.

    Sep 15, 2012
  • Tectonic Plates

    A tectonic plate is a massive, irregularly shaped slab of solid rock, generally composed of both continental and oceanic lithosphere.

    Sep 15, 2012
  • Structure Of The Earth

    The earth is an oblate spheroid. It is almost spherical, flattened a little at the poles with a slight bulge at the centre (equator). The structure of earth’s interior is layered.

    Dec 10, 2010
  • Soil

    Soil is the uppermost layer of the earth’s crust. It contains a mixture of fine powdered rock material and humus. Humus is the organic matter which is added to the soil by the decayed and decomposed remains of plants and animals.

    Dec 10, 2010
  • Rocks

    Down to a depth of 16 km from the surface of land, 95 per cent of the earth materials found in the earth’s crust consist of rocks.  Rocks are made up of individual substances, called minerals, found mostly in solid state.

    Dec 10, 2010
  • Motions of the Earth

    Earth’s axis is an imaginary line which runs right across and passes through the centre of the earth. The earth spins round its axis which always remains inclined at an angle of 661/2° to the plane of the Earth’s orbit.

    Dec 10, 2010

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