Fishing Cat

Fishing cat also known Prionailurus viverrinus is a wild cat which is well known for its extraordinary swimming capabilities unlike any other cats. It looks quite similar to the domestic cats but is twice in size compared to them. It has a fierce and wild look. Fishing cat was introduced to the world in the year 1833 and was found in South and Southeast Asia. It was in the year 2008 that Fishing cat was declared as endangered species by IUCN. Anatomy Fishing cats have muscular sturdy body with olive or grey coloured fur with black stripes or spot running

Banded Hare-Wallaby

Banded Hare-wallaby is a marsupial found in the Australian islands. It was discovered in 1897 and belongs to Macropodidae family. Lagostrophus fasciatus is its biological name and it is a nocturnal. At present there are about 20 short faced kangaroos living in Australia and Banded Hare-wallaby is the only survivor of that group. In 1966 it was declared as racoon due to the dark stripes present on its body. And in 1994 IUCN declared Banded Hare-wallaby was declared as endangered. Anatomy It has 200 t0 450 mm body length with a long tail of about 350 to 400 mm. it

African Wild Dog

African wild dog are one of the largest of canidae family living in Africa. They are found in the eastern parts of Africa. It was in 1820 that this species was known to people. African wild dogs are also known as hunting dogs, painted dogs and painted wolf. Now it has been marked as an endangered species with less than 5,000 of them existing. They are very intelligent and social animals. Well known for their fierce and wild behavior, which ofcourse have become slightly calm these days. They are predators, helping to maintain a natural balance. They always move around

Newton’s Rediscovery of Gravity!!

Shloka-Akrsta saktisca mahi taya yat svastham guru svabhimukham svasaktya I   Akrsyate tatpatativa bhati same samantat kva patatviyam khe II   Meaning- The attracting (gravitational) force (is) the earth. That (earth) with that gravitational force of hers attracts towards herself the large objects in the sky. It seems as though she is falling. In space, with matching forces where will she (earth) fall.   Source: Siddhanta- siromanih, Bhuvankosha 6, Bhaskarah II (1150 AD)   Shloka- Tatha prthivyamabhimanini ya devata prasiddha saisa purusasya                Apanavrttimavastabhyakrsya vasikrtyadha evapakarsenanugraham                Kurvati vartata ityarthah II                Anyatha hi sariram gurutvat patet

WIRELESS CHARGING

Have you ever wondered how life existed without electricity? Don’t you think its way beyond our imagination? Life without electricity would be ridiculous. How would the present lifestyle exist without TV, fridge, mobiles, laptops and computers which are highly dependent on electricity? Wired chargers are the intermediate between the electricity and your gadgets. Carrying these bulky chargers are no less than a burden. The greatest challenge would be finding a socket with proper electric power. What will you do with the charger when there is no electricity? It is just like a life without soul. Sounds too chaotic right?  

Leaning Tower Of Pisa

Have you ever thought why tower of Pisa is not straight? Tower of Pisa always amazes me. I always thought why on that particular tower is leaning and why not others. Why is that it did not fall? Ah! I know even you would have got all these doubts. Well, there is nothing strange behind it. It is just pure physics used in construction. Even before knowing the science behind it. Let us know some history behind the Pisa tower. History of Pisa tower The leaning tower of Pisa was constructed in 11th century in Italy. In the local Italian

What Causes Storm?

Storm is the commotion caused in the atmosphere. It is a severe condition which alters the regular climatic conditions. It causes extreme disruptions such as strong wind (cyclones, hurricanes), snow storm, and ice rain. This unstable weather condition are unpredictable. These winds may become tough when the atmosphere is unstable. Storms leads to dangerous negative impact on buildings, life and other properties. Cyclones are a type of storm which are nothing but high speed whirling winds. These winds are blowing faster than the regular pleasant breeze. Winds always move from higher pressure area to lower pressure areas. In summer the

Ultimate Guide About The Uses Of Nitrogen

Nitrogen as available in the environment cannot be used in used in any application. So the nitrogen cycle enables the fixing of atmospheric nitrogen to its various compounds. Nitrogen is used in many fields such as:- Plant life: Nitrogen is very essential element for the plant’s growth. There are group of plants called leguminous plants which use the nitrogen from atmosphere. Legume plants like beans plant, alfalfa have nitrogen converting bacteria in their roots. These bacteria convert the nitrogen available in the atmosphere into their compounds. These formed compounds are used by plants as essential nutrition for growth. Medicine: Nitrogen

What Is Our Universe Made Up Of?

God is the creator of universe, is what most of the people believe. When asked, what universe is made up of, you tend to get different answers from different people. Everyone has their own way of explaining the existence theory. Have you ever thought why we are living? What is that making our lives? What are we made up of? What our universe is made up of? Well, it’s quiet fascinating to know about all these. The most inquisitive question among people is, what our universe is made up of? According to physicists universe is made up of protons neutrons

What Is Dark Energy?

Universe consists of three types of substance: normal matter, dark matter and dark energy. Normal matter is made up of atoms. These atoms together form planets, stars, human beings, gasses and every other visible objects present in this universe. Mathematically speaking the universe contains 70% is Dark energy, 25% is Dark matter and the remaining 5% is Normal matter. Quiet astonishing right? We now know what normal matter is, but the curiosity is about dark energy. What exactly is dark energy? In astrophysics Dark energy is, unknown form of energy. It is a hypothesised as a part of space which