IMD predicts extremely heavy rainfall in these states on September 21-22

IMD predicts extremely heavy rainfall in these states on September 21-22

IMD prediction for September 20-22 The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday predicted widespread to extremely heavy rainfall during the next two-three days over coastal Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, Yanam, Rayalaseema and Telangana. The department said that the low pressure area over northeast Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood with the associated cyclonic […]

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Data from NASA’s dead Cassini spacecraft helps create most detailed images of Saturn’s moon Enceladus

Data from NASA’s dead Cassini spacecraft helps create most detailed images of Saturn’s moon Enceladus

The new research has been published in Icarus. (Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona/LPG/CNRS/University of Nantes/Space Science Institute) NASA Cassini spacecraft: NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has produced new composite images of Enceladus, Saturn’s moon, and these images are the most detailed global infrared views that have ever been produced. The data that the images have been built on […]

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Indian Ocean warming up at unprecedented rate: Here’s how scientists use earthquake data to monitor this change

Indian Ocean warming up at unprecedented rate: Here’s how scientists use earthquake data to monitor this change

Scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in the US have come up with a way to map the change in temperature of the ocean. Oceans are warming up as they hold the 95 per cent of the heat trapped on Earth due to the emission of greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide. Indian Ocean […]

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Stunning image of Jupiter and its ‘Giant Red Spot’ captured by Hubble Space Telescope

Stunning image of Jupiter and its ‘Giant Red Spot’ captured by Hubble Space Telescope

The image was captured by Hubble on August 25. (Image: NASA, ESA, A. Simon (Goddard Space Flight Center), and M. H. Wong (University of California, Berkeley) and the OPAL team) Jupiter Hubble telescope image: The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a new exciting detail on Jupiter! An image of Jupiter taken by the Hubble Telescope […]

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Solar Cycle 25 explained: Sun commences journey of new solar cycle

Solar Cycle 25 explained: Sun commences journey of new solar cycle

As for the comparison between solar cycle 24 and solar cycle 25, the scientists have termed the new solar cycle weak just like the previous cycle. American space agency NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have issued a joint statement announcing the beginning of solar cycle 25. Being the centre of the […]

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New source of storing power

New source of storing power

Research into vanadium redox flow battery stack development opens up possibilities for indigenous fabrication of flow battery stacks by MSME units for domestic and grid-level energy storage applications. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras researchers have made significant advances in developing alternatives to conventional lithium-ion and lead-acid batteries for industrial usage. Such advances are crucial […]

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New weather prediction method likely to prevent air traffic disasters near Himalayan region

New weather prediction method likely to prevent air traffic disasters near Himalayan region

Cn2 is a constant representing the strength of the atmospheric turbulence which has been observed from Stratosphere Troposphere Radar (S T Radar). Regions with mountains can become troublesome for many flights and can cause air traffic disasters. Addressing this problem, scientists at the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES) have studied weather patterns and […]

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IMD predicts heavy rainfall in these states from September 12-16

IMD predicts heavy rainfall in these states from September 12-16

Weather forecast from September 12-16 The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall during the next four days in over a dozen of states namely Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Telangana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Kerala, Goa, and Uttar Pradesh. In its latest bulletin, the weather department said […]

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A ‘green’ helpline for wildlife complaints! Check Forest and Wildlife department’s latest initiative

A ‘green’ helpline for wildlife complaints! Check Forest and Wildlife department’s latest initiative

The initiative would be a joint effort between the department and NGOs. (Representational image) Wildlife offences: A green helpline soon! In order to cater to complaints as well as distress calls about tree and wildlife offences, the forest and wildlife department had decided to launch a ‘green’ helpline, according to a report in IE. A […]

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