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  • How are Cyclones named in the World?

    The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) maintains lists of the names appropriate for each tropical cyclone. If the speed of a cyclone is more than 34 nautical miles per hour then it becomes necessary to give it a special name. In the Atlantic region the tradition of giving name to the Hurricane and Cyclone continues since 1953. There are different types of cyclones named around the world. The names of the cyclones in the Australia are given on the name of corrupt politicians.

    May 10, 2019
  • Arsenic-breathing microbes discovered in Pacific Ocean

    The scientist of the University of Washington discovered arsenic-breathing organisms in the Pacific Ocean on the basis of the sample taken from the low-oxygen parts of the Pacific Ocean or we can say sample were taken from the surface where oxygen is almost absent. In this article, we have explained the concept of arsenic respiration and discussed the basis of the recent discovery of the Arsenic-breathing microbes in the Pacific Ocean.

    May 6, 2019
  • Soil Colloids- Types, Properties and Importance

    Soil colloids are the most active constituent of the soil and it determine the physical and chemical properties of the soil. They are important because their surfaces attract soil nutrients dissolved in soil, water as positively charged mineral ions, or cations. In this article, we have explained the concept, types, properties and importance of soil colloids.

    May 3, 2019
  • Cyclone- Formation, Types and Cyclone prone Area in India

    The topography and the intensity as well as frequency of cyclones that could strike a coast decide the vulnerability of the place. Every year, nearly 70 to 90 cyclonic systems developers all over the globe. In this article, we have explained the concept, formation, types, and cyclone prone area in India, which will enhance the general knowledge of the readers.

    May 3, 2019
  • What is Climate Change and How does it affect us?

    The Climate Change is a phenomenon that affects the regional and global climate. The primary factor that causes the climate change is the burning of fossil fuel, which emits carbon dioxide and other greenhouse into the air. In this article, we have discussed about the concept, causes and affects of the climate change.

    May 3, 2019
  • What is Cyclone Fani and how Fani got its name?

    The Cyclonic storm Fani is expected to hit the coast of Odisha on 3 May, 2019 and can make a severe landfall. IMD has issued cyclone alert for Odisha, West Bengal and some parts of Andhra Pradesh. Do you know it is the most severe cyclonic storm in nearly two decades over the east coast. The speed of the wind may be 170- to 180 km per hour and may cause heavy rainfall in the coastal districts. Let us see more about Cyclone Fani and how Fani got its name through this article.

    May 3, 2019
  • Top 10 Fastest Fish in the World

    Fishes are gill-bearing aquatic craniate animals that lacked by the limbs with digits. They are cold-blooded except one species of fish i.e. Opah is a warm-blooded. They are cold-blooded except one species of fish, i.e. Opah is a warm-blooded. In this article, we are giving top 10 list of the fastest fish in the world in term of swimming speed along with their scientific name and inhabited region.

    Apr 30, 2019
  • Earth's Life Support Systems and Nitrogen Crisis

    Nitrogen plays important role in the biological and physical processes. By volume, the earth's atmosphere contains 78.09% nitrogen, 20.95% oxygen, 0.93% argon, 0.04% carbon dioxide, and small amounts of other gases. In this article, we have explained how nitrogen is important for the Earth’s life-support systems.

    Apr 30, 2019
  • List of Famous Local Winds of the World

    The Local Winds are basically originated due to Convection from daytime heating; Unequal heating and cooling of the surface; and Gravity, including downdrafts. Here, we are giving the list of Important Local Winds of the World that will not only enhance the general knowledge of aspirants of different examinations but also to the general readers.

    Apr 29, 2019
  • What causes a Heat Wave?

    The 21st century witnesses the abnormal increase of atmospheric temperature due to the overexploitation of the environment through deforestation, high consumption of fossil fuel etc. The heat wave has great potential and more dangerous as compare to other natural phenomenon like hurricanes, lightning, and tornadoes. In this article, we are given a short note on the concept, definition, causes and impact of heat waves.

    Apr 29, 2019
  • Plastic Waste- Types and Impact

    Plastic is a polymeric material whose molecules are very large, often resembling long chains made up of a seemingly endless series of interconnected links. The researchers estimated that more that 300 million tons of plastics are produced every year and 50% are used for single purposes. In this article, we are giving a short on the plastic waste, its types and impact on the environment.

    Apr 29, 2019
  • What is Heliocentric Orbit?

    The Sun is considered as the centre of the solar system and all the planets revolve around the sun. The celestial bodies of the Solar system are revolving around the sun in a definite path which is either elliptical or circular. In this article, we have explained the concept of heliocentric orbit, the concept of the heliocentric system, centric classification and artificial objects in the heliocentric orbit which will enhance the general knowledge of the readers.

    Apr 26, 2019
  • How Arctic warming impacts the global economy?

    Recently, Nature Communication published an article to address the alarming situation of global warming, Arctic warming and its potential economic impact. This article also suggests that if the Paris agreement will not set out with commitment then the entire world will cost 5 percent increment of Arctic Warming. In this article, we have discussed the impact of Arctic warming on the global economy.

    Apr 26, 2019
  • What is a Solar Flare?

    The Solar Flare was first recorded on the 1 September, 1859 by two scientists- Richard Hodgson and Richard Carrington. It can be defined as sudden, rapid, and intense variation in brightness on the surface of the Sun. In this article, we have discussed about the Solar Flare, how Solar Flare formed, classification of Solar Flare, occurrence of Solar, effects of Solar Flare and how can Solar Flare can be seen.

    Apr 25, 2019
  • Why are Ice Stupas being built?

    Stupas are mound like or dome-shaped or hemispherical structure erected as Buddhist shrine. Similarly, stupa made up of ice and erected like dome is known as Ice Stupa. How Ice Stupa’s are built, what is the significance of Ice Stupa etc. Let us study through this article.

    Apr 25, 2019