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Black Rhino

Black Rhino biologically known as Diceros bicomis and also commonly known as hook-lipped Rhinoceros are locale of Eastern and Southern Africa. It was discovered in the year 1758 and was first named as Rhinoceros bicornis which means double-horned rhinoceros. The name Black Rhino is quiet misguiding as it is not black in colour. There are two varieties of this species known as Black Rhino and white Rhino. Though both of these species have black and white in their name, their skin is of grey shades. The structure of the lip is what differentiates between Black Rhino and White Rhino. Black

Hawksbill Turtle

Hawksbill turtle are the most beautiful sea turtles with extraordinary shell texture and beautiful body. The name Hawksbill originated due to its beak like mouth structure. They are found in shallow costal water where they could find sponges, coral reefs and lagoons. It was in the year 1766 that it was officially discovered to the world and then was biologically named as Eretmochelys imbricate. This beautiful sea turtle has been marked as endangered species because of the ruthless human activities like polluting the water and modern fishing activities which have been a major threat for these marine animals. Anatomy Hawksbill

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

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?  

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

Why And How Does A Lightning Strike?

Lightning and thunders always left me wondering as a kid. I would always wonder how my elders could look at the sky and predict the rain fall. Thunders and lightning were always fearsome. But it was in the later stages that I realised the science behind it. I know most of you would have had these questions. So why and how does a lightning strike? Even before we start discussing about it. First let us know what causes lightning. In monsoon we often get to see lightning followed by a thunder sound. The flashes of lightning are extremely intense and

What Is Biological Basics Of Consciousness?

Have you ever wondered how the biological processes have been linked to each other? Each and every system works in a very unique manner. They have well designed structures and functions. There is a link between each cell, organ and system. There is life features is something special for vertebrates. Vertebrate brains have many such special characteristics. For few centuries the consciousness was linked with purview of philosophies. But after the research and recent discoveries there is a shift in thoughts. People believed that the biological process associated with brain cells was responsible for consciousness. Renne Descartes, a French philosopher