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ISRO Sets a New Space Record

Rahul Kumar 0

ISRO New Space Record On 15/02/2017 at 10:30 am ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation) created a new record by launching 104 satellites in a single mission from the space centre…

Dynamite Explosive

Rahul Kumar 0

Dynamite is a chemical explosive, which once ignited, burns extremely rapidly. This produces a large amount of hot gas in the process. Alfred Nobel invented Dynamite for the safety of…

The Taste of Water

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We all know the importance of water in our life. Science says a human can survive more than three weeks without food, whereas they can survive only three days without…

Dry Ice

Princy P. John 0

Dry ice, also referred to as "cardice" is the solid form of carbon dioxide. Dry ice is colorless, non-flammable, with a sour zesty odor, and can lower the pH of…

The Hydrophobic Oil

Princy P. John 0

Oil is a hydrophobic viscous liquid. That is, it is immiscible with water and lipophilic (miscible with other oils or fat loving). It is neutral and a non-polar liquid. Oil…

Meniscus

Rahul Kumar 0

During lab experiments especially in chemistry, we are always told to take a reading at bottom of the meniscus for colourless liquids and the upper meniscus of coloured liquids. A…

Why Onions Make You Cry?

Daksha Shah 0

Do you find chopping onions, a herculean task too? For me, chopping those scaly things has always been a formidable task. Excuses come naturally to me, whenever Mom asks me…

Evolution of Light Bulbs

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The sun is by far our most important source of energy. Sunlight warms us, causes weather patterns, allows plants to manufacture oxygen and our food, from carbon dioxide and water…

The Quest for Black Gold

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Petroleum has been what the mankind has understood as a lifeline for economic development as well as a geo-political advantage for nations that possesses the reserves. Ever since the Industrial…

Aqua Regia “A Magical Solution”

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Sometimes you may have observed that your parents would take an old gold ornament to a jeweler to get it cleaned and polished. After the polishing, the ornament comes back…

Polymer: Need Of Life

Rahul Kumar 0

If you have ever had a stray thought on the efficacy or importance of Science in our lives, think again. Our existence on this planet is supported by Science all…

OZONE

Rahul Kumar 0

The formation and depletion of Ozone has since long been a much debated topic. While by now each of us know that the Ozone layer in the atmosphere protects life…

SMOG – An urban bane

Rahul Kumar 0

The price to pay for development is pollution. The most polluted cities today are the ones that are that are densely populated and paradoxically, also the potential centres of opportunities.…

Chemistry in everyday life

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When someone mentions Chemistry, we generally think of the complex equations and label it boring. Maybe it is the way the subject is taught in schools that make it uninteresting.…

Knowing the Hydrogen Bomb

Rahul Kumar 0

    Recently North Korea created an international buzz by announcing that it had successfully tested a Hydrogen bomb. For the common man, it was just ‘a bomb’. But do…