Eureka! Scientists detect gravitational waves, prove Einstein right

LIGO scientists estimate that the black holes for this event were about 29 and 36 times the mass of the sun

Washington: Confirming a major prediction of Albert Einstein’s 1915 general theory of relativity, scientists have, for the first time, observed gravitational waves, or ripples in the fabric of spacetime, arriving at Earth from a cataclysmic event in the distant universe. LIGO scientists estimate that the black holes for this event were about 29 More...

by IANS | Published 3 days ago
There has not been any immediate reports of casualties and damage
By Agencies On Sunday, February 7th, 2016
0 Comments

Indonesia’s Mount Soputan erupts

Jakarta: Mount Soputan volcano in Indonesia’s North Sulawesi province erupted on Sunday, spewing a column of hot ash up to 2.5 km high. There has not been any immediate reports of casualties and damage Mount More...

The researchers studied the peaks protruding through ice in the Ellsworth Mountains
By Agencies On Thursday, February 4th, 2016
0 Comments

Melting ice sheet in Antarctica may impact sea level

London: Loss of ice in Antarctica caused by a warming ocean may result in rising global sea levels by three metres, warns a recent research. The researchers studied the peaks protruding through ice in the Ellsworth More...

In Srinagar city, the lowest night temperature was minus 3.0
By Indileak Web Desk On Thursday, February 4th, 2016
0 Comments

Temperatures below freezing point in Kashmir valley

Srinagar: Minimum temperatures throughout the Kashmir Valley on Thursday dropped a few degree below the freezing point. In Srinagar city, the lowest night temperature was minus 3.0 On the other hand, the Jammu region More...

In Srinagar, it was chilly and cloudy while morning in Jammu was hazy
By Indileak Web Desk On Monday, February 1st, 2016
0 Comments

Cold intensifies in J&K, Leh freezes

Srinagar: With minimum temperature dipping further, cold conditions intensified in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. In Srinagar, it was chilly and cloudy while morning in Jammu was hazy According to a state met department More...

At solar maximum, the magnetic field has a very complicated shape
By Agencies On Monday, February 1st, 2016
0 Comments

In a first, watch ‘invisible’ magnetic Sun in action

Washington: NASA space scientists, trying hard to understand the Sun’s electromagnetic field that is crucial for future deep space travel, have released a first-ever video model of the Sun showing how its More...

There would be a clear sky on Sunday in Delhi while shallow to moderate fog may occur in the morning
By Agencies On Saturday, January 30th, 2016
0 Comments

Delhi sees hottest January 30 in five years

New Delhi: The national capital on Saturday experienced the hottest January 30 in the last five years with the maximum temperature settling at 27.2 degrees Celsius, five notches above the season’s average, More...

The fact that oxygen in rocks on the Earth and our moon share chemical signatures was very telling
By Agencies On Friday, January 29th, 2016
0 Comments

Crash between Earth and forming planet gave birth to Moon

Washington: A violent, head-on collision between the Earth and a forming planet 4.5 billion years ago created the Moon, claim researchers from the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA), suggesting that this More...

The government offices and schools will be closed on Monday in Washington DC
By Agencies On Monday, January 25th, 2016
0 Comments

29 killed in eastern US due to snowstorm

Washington: At least 29 people have died in the historic snowstorm since Friday, which has paralysed the eastern US, where a record high of over 91 cm of snow has fallen in some areas, the media reported. The government More...

The sky during the day will be clear
By Agencies On Friday, January 22nd, 2016
0 Comments

Delhi shivers, records season’s lowest temperature

New Delhi: The season’s coldest day was reported in Delhi on Friday with the minimum temperature recorded at 4.2 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season’s average. The sky during the day will More...