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Producing efficient heat sinks
Fast breeder: generating power at 40 paise/unit less
Cost will reduce when the oxide fuel burn-up is doubled
The effect of soot on climate
Soot produced by burning coal, diesel, wood and dung causes significantly more damage to the environment than previously thought, according to research published recently. So-called ‘black carbon’ could cause up to 60 per cent ...
Worldwide water shortage on the horizon
More than half the nations will face freshwater stress The answer is to use all water sources
Unravelling the mysteries of the early universe
The James Webb Telescope, the next step after the Hubble Space Telescope, is a large, infrared-optimized space telescope, scheduled for launch in 2013. It will find the first galaxies that formed in the early universe and peer through dusty ...
Why an infra-red telescope?
The universe is expanding and all the stars, planets and galaxies are moving away from each other. A good analogy is a balloon that is being inflated. Because of this expansion the wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation from distant stars and ...
Happy birthday spam, but no returns please
There is no sign of abatement as Net baddies use sophisticated ‘botnets’
Using enterprising methods to achieve success in apiculture
Making about five lakh rupees as net profit per year from apiculture
Useful tips to check red palm weevil in coconut
Red palm weevil is the most destructive pest of coconut. The adult weevil is reddish brown in colour with a life span of 70-130 days. The female weevil lays its eggs in soft tissues of young palms and in the wounds present on the ...
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