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Why Do People Float On The Dead Sea

People have terrific thoughts about Dead Sea! They believe that it is the most dangerous place to visit. And a common myth is that people can’t drown in Dead Sea. But in reality, drowning will take place. The drowning does not happen in usual way as in normal waters. That is the reason people declared that, human beings float on the Dead Sea waters. There is a scientific reason for all these happenings. Do you know why it is called Dead Sea? Actually Dead Sea is not a sea but it is a lake spread over a vast region. It

What Ancient Indian’s Knew About Optics, Lens and Rainbow Formation

Shloka: Aprapyagrahanam Kayabhrapatalasphatikantaritopalabdheh || Meaning: That which cannot be perceived (with naked eye) can be perceived with (lens made of) glass, mica or crystal. Shloka: Suryasya vividhavarnah pavanena vighaitah Karah sabhre | Viyati dhanuh samsthanah ye drsyante Tadindradhanuh || Meaning: The multi coloured rays of the sun being dispersed by wind in a cloudy sky are seen in the form of a bow which is rainbow. Source: Nyaya-darsanam, Adhyayah 3, Sutram 46, Kanadah (800 BCE), Brhat-samhita, Slokah 35, Varahamihirah (6th century AD) Ancient Theory According to ancient Indian theories the optics came into light in the early 5th – 6th

10 Common Myths and Realities about Animals – You probably didn’t Know

Since our childhood we have been taught certain facts and those facts have evidently fixed in our minds. But reality is that, there are some well-known facts that are actually not true. Here we can explore ten common myths about animals that just don’t want to die. 1. Memory of goldfish is just 3 seconds People with bad memory issues are usually being compared to gold fish. But the fact is gold fish can remember beyond 3 seconds. Infact, the recent research says that gold fish can remember events upto many months or even a year. So gold fish having

30 COMPETITIVE EXAMS FOR SCHOOL STUDENTS

Competitive exams are like a positive push for students towards their excellence. Academics should not be the only focus of students. They should always have an external outlook. Real excellence is when the academic knowledge is used efficiently to get through competitive exams. These exams provide very good support to student by offering scholarships also. It’s always the rewards which keeps you going in positive direction towards your goals. Preparing for competitive exams helps in finding out the scholastic talent in students. It is about helping your child be the best. It builds up positive spirit among students and gives

Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Bird Man Of India SALIM ALI

Every day we see a lot of things around us. We are surrounded by a large variety of flora and fauna. Different types of plants, animals and birds add on to the beauty of our nature. The nature is indeed very mesmerising. We all adore the beauty of nature everyday but very few among us are interesting in observing the nature and drawing conclusions with their observation. Salim Ali was among those few people who not only admired the beauty of nature but also observed and analysed it. He is one of the most famous and well known naturalist and

HAR GOBIND KHORANA: The Great Mind Behind DNA Synthesis

A living body is made up of many genes. The qualities and traits of a person are determined by the genes in their body. The genes are a key factor for the development and growth of a body. This brings the need of the knowledge of the genetics. India has a history containing many scientists and their discoveries. Even in the field of science and biochemistry, India has made its position due to various scientists. Har Gobind Khorana was one among those scientists who belonged from India and got such achievements that would definitely make the nation proud. The youngest

Preparation Of Metal Powder

Shloka: Retitam ghrtasamyuktam ksiptvayah kharpare pacet| Lauhe drsadi lauhanca mudgarena hatam muhuh| Meaning: Throw flowing iron mixed with water in a broken pot and melt it. Iron is beaten repeatedly in an iron mortar with pestle. Shloka: Atha svarnam pesanartham patrikrtya yathamrdu|| Tatpatram sakalikrtya suksmatsuksmataram punah| Kincitsikatasammisram suddhatoyavimisritam| Pesayet pesanisvabhre suslaksnadrsasa sudhih| Meaning: A wise person, for grinding, after making the gold into soft leaves, after making the leaves into finer than finer fragments, mixing it with sand and clean water, grinds the ground gold, in a grinder with a very soft pestle. Shloka: Jate supiste tatpiste kacapatre jalaih saha|

The Untold Mathematical Story of Srinivasa Ramanujan

Back in the early 1900s, a class III math teacher pointed out that any number divided by itself gives one: divide three fruits among three people, each would get one. A Dark young boy with a strange confusion asked- “But is zero divided by zero also one? If no fruits are divided among no one will each still get one?” This confounding nature of the little boy after few years built The Great Mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan FRS. He is the man who made marvelous contributions to number theory, infinite series, mathematical analysis, and continued fraction. Srinivasa was born on 22

Why Is Visvesvaray Birthday Celebrated As Engineers Day In India

India is a land with a lot of brilliant minds since pre historic minds. From the ancient times till now, there are many eminent and great personalities which have added to the pride of the nation. The various great people of India and their discoveries have blessed the field of science and technology with a lot of new facts, theories, laws etc. The world is benefitted with the contribution of India in various fields. Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya was one such distinguished scientist who added new ideas and theories to the world of science. M. Visvesvaraya was an engineer but along with

Director Of Indian Nuclear Program: Raja Ramanna

Nuclear science is the branch of science which deals with the study of atoms and nucleus of an atom. It is a field of science which has developed a lot in the past years bringing out the multiple benefits of nuclear technology which would be helpful for the mankind. The credit of developing the nuclear technology goes to various scientists from around the world. In India, nuclear science gained importance due to various great scientists, Raja Ramanna being one among them. Raja Ramanna was the founder of the nuclear program in India. He was not only a nuclear scientist and