Tilak Shekhar supports Earth Hour
Bengaluru, Mar 10 : Indian actor Tilak Shekhar recently pledged his support for the 'Earth Hour 2014', a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) global campaign to raise awareness and inspire individual action on climate change.
Mir pledges support for Earth Hour 2014
Kolkata, Mar 10 : Radio Jockey and actor Mir has joined hands with WWF-India to pledge his support towards Earth Hour 2014 . Earth Hour is WWF's global campaign to raise awareness and inspire individual action on climate change.
This crocodile roamed earth with dinosaurs!
London, March 11 : Two collectors on a fossil-hunting holiday on a beach have stumbled upon a new species of tiny crocodile that roamed the earth with dinosaurs some 126 million years ago!
Space Station crew returns to Earth
Expedition 38 crew members Michael Hopkins of NASA, and Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) touched down southeast of the remote town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, at about 11:24 p.m. EDT (9:24 a.m., March 11, in Dzhezkazgan).
How Earth is protected from space weather
Washington, March 7 : Scientists have shown that in certain circumstances a pool of dense particles normally circling Earth, deep inside the magnetosphere, can extend a long arm out to meet - and help block - incoming solar material.
Medieval Candelabra Hints at Forgotten Sea Routes
A 10th-century candelabra found off the coast of the Spanish island of Ibiza may be a clue to long-forgotten shipping routes in that era. But the candelabra's use and origin remain a stubborn mystery, researchers report in the journal Archivo Español de Arqueología. "We are uncertain of its symbology and precise use," study leader Marcus Hermanns, of the German Archaeological Institute, in ...
SCALGO Live Global: Interactively explore the effects of global topography on surface water flow
AARHUS, Denmark, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The topography of the Earth influences our lives in many ways. It determines where rivers form, where the sun shines, what we can see and what routes we travel. SCALGO Live Global provides a unique way of understanding the effect of global topography (mountains, valleys, etc.) on the flow of surface water and flood risk. This is possible ...
A giant leap towards discovering life beyond earth
New York, March 6 : In what could be called a game changer in search of life outside our galaxy, astronomers have used a digital camera imaging technology to take a picture of a planet far from our solar system with an earth-based telescope.