‘Navic’ is India’s own Navigator

With the launch of PSLV- C33 (Polar satellite launch vehicle) from Satish Dhawan space centre, Sri Hari Kota last week, India became fifth nation/Bloc to enter this elite club with US, Russia, China and EU. ISRO successfully launched and delivered IRNSS-IG seventh and last in the series of seven satellites. Our scientists at ISRO have to be congratulated for this exceptional …

‘Green Corridors’ created in Delhi-GGN to transport Live Organs

On Thursday (Apr 28th) 4 Green Corridor Channels were created in Delhi, Gurgaon and Indore – in an attempt to transport live organs to save the lives of critically ill patients. With medical advancements, it is quite possible to transplant organs in human body, however availability of a suitable donor, at the right time, becomes critically important. The four organs that were …

6 Indian-American Researchers received the highest US govt. honour

To encourage and accelerate ‘Innovation’, to grow economy and tackle greatest challenges, the United Nations presented ‘Presidential Early Career Awards’ to 106 scientists and engineers. Of this group, six were proud Indian-Americans, who would also receive the – highest US government prize for young Independent Researchers. This honour will be presented by US President Barack Obama, who stated …

Gravitational Waves Observatory: An international facility on Indian soil!

Finally, the union cabinet (on 17th Feb ’16) gave an “in principle” nod to set up the World’s Laser Interferometer Gravitational Observatory (LIGO) in India. The other two LIGO detectors are located at Hanford and Livingstone. This LIGO-INDIA project is a terrific move that will bring “unprecedented opportunities” for scientists, engineers and students in terms of science, …

‘Zika’ Virus spreads exponentially with no cure yet, affirms WHO!

Recently, the World Health Organization have summoned an emergency committee to discuss the “explosive” spread of the Zika virus, which is linked to thousands of birth defects in Latin America reportedly. Health officials in various states are already trying to halt the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus. Some countries, such as Brazil and El …

Disaster On Planet Earth is ‘Near Certainty’ – Claims Prof. Hawking

Renowned physicist Prof. Stephen Hawking, in a recent recording with the annual BBC Reith lectures, asserted that – A disaster on Earth within the next 1,000 to 10,000 years is a “near certainty”. The cosmologist claims that the humanity will face most major threats like genetically engineered viruses, nuclear war and global warming all threatened to wipe …

10 Deadliest Chemicals on Earth

There are number of chemicals that many people don’t know about. Moreover, some of these chemicals are so deadly a single gram could kill thousands while others chemicals could explode at any moment. Countdown Central have listed some of the most Deadliest Chemicals on Earth in this new video. Some of the chemicals listed in …

Discovery of 4 New Elements; All added to Periodic table

On 30th December 2015, International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) officials verified the discovery of four latest super-heavy elements which have been added to the periodic table recently, completing the table’s seventh row. The elements 113, 115, 117, and 118, discovered by scientists from Japan, Russia and USA, are the first to be …