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Princy P. John is a qualified Physicist, armed with a Bachelor of Science (Physics Hons.) from St. Stephens, Delhi University and a Masters in Physics. She is an integral part of the Science channel at Zigya and oversees Physics content for all classes. She taps onto the pulse of events happening globally on scientific platforms and brings value to Zigya with her knowledge, wit and resolve. Princy also provides key management updates of the editorial board and aids in the decision making process at Zigya.
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Outstanding Opera

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The Sydney Opera House, placed at Bennelong Point on Circular Quay East in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, is a full-scale performing-arts complex with five major performing spaces. Some Interesting…

Black on White Or White on Black?

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After a busy day at work Joe was relishing a cup of coffee at home. He switched on his television and put National Geographic Channel. A show on beautiful striped…

Bustling Bangaluru

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Bangaluru, erstwhile known as Bangalore is the capital of Karnataka, a state in India. Bangalore is known as the 'Silicon Valley of India' because of its role as the nation's…

Fantastic Finnish

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Finland has been found to have the best education system in the world.  The Children in Finland don’t begin school until age seven. Finland heavily subsidizes daycare for children, and…

Toy Train

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Kalka-Shimla Railway, popularly known as the 'Toy Train' is a World Heritage Site declared by the UNESCO. It holds the world record of being the train to cover the steepest slope (5816…

Fair Facts

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The average woman spends about 120 hours a year, or five entire days… admiring her reflection in a mirror.

Auroras: Painting in the Sky

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Aurora Borealis as seen from Ontario, Canada The spectacular natural paintings in the sky, the Auroras, have been a consistent feature in the myths and folklores of Northern people living…

Radioactive Repository

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The Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC), Hyderabad under the Department of Atomic Energy has set a new world record with the production of 1,503 tonnes of nuclear fuel in 2015-16. It…

Express Engine

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Gatimaan Express with a speed of 160km/hr is India's first semi high-speed train. It will run on all days of the week, except Friday from Hazrat Nizamuddin station, New Delhi…

Kudos Kerala

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Kerala is the first state in India to achieve 100% literacy rate.

Twin Tracks

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Identical twins are identical in all respects. Except their fingerprints.

Legendary Lala

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Right Arm Medium Pace Bowler, Lala Amarnath is a legend in the history of Indian cricket. Amarnath is widely respected for reaching out to bridge the divide between players and fans…

The Piercing Music

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A redhead woman of ample proportions strides to the front stage and the orchestra upsurges. She opens up her Hollywood red lipsticked mouth and there out comes a terrific earthshaking high note. The…

Science and Sensibilities

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11th of February 2016, was a winning day in the world of Physics and Astronomy. A group of renowned Physicists announced that the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) situated…

Education system in India

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Since long,  setback of  the education  system in  India has been a much–debated  topic. Education  is often seen as the means for  climbing the social and economic ladder. The education…

I spy, Ice Spikes

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Sometimes when I peek into my freezer at home and look at the ice trays, I see icy pinnacles rising up from the cubes. While most people would ignore this…

The Free Falling Misconception

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Do bodies with different masses when dropped from a height in free space, reach the earth at different times depending on their weight? Well, do heavier bodies actually fall faster?…

The Digital revolution | CBSE NCERT Solutions Online

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Many years back, Star Trek (the original) told us that ‘space is the final frontier’. Today living in the 21st century, we exist in a world devoid of any frontiers. Most…

The Physics of Tsunami

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Yes! The rebels are none other than Tsunami. Utter the word ‘Tsunami’, and one tends to go back down the memory lane of 26th December, 2004 that devastated the shores…

End of Road for Batteries?

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  Sitting in 2016 if one tends to reminisce two decades, one realizes that technology has made a significant breakthrough in every field. Computers that were 486 and Pentium based,…

Lightning Bolts!!

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 Lightning Bolts- Lightning is a mega electrostatic discharge that occurs in the clouds. For all those who think that the girl in the picture is just having a bad hair…