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Big step for ISRO, Giant leap for India: SSLV Launch
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August 14, 2022August 14, 2022

Big step for ISRO, Giant leap for India: SSLV Launch

When the Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) was established by the Indian government in 1962, India decided to enter space. The INCOSPAR organization established the Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station (TERLS) near Thiruvananthapuram for upper atmospheric research under the leadership of the brilliant Dr Vikram Sarabhai. The former INCOSPAR was replaced by the...

On Fruits Going Extinct: O ye Gods! How I shall Dine
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August 8, 2022August 8, 2022

On Fruits Going Extinct: O ye Gods! How I shall Dine

Increased temperatures of the planet are causing climate change, and as we have discussed in various blogs previously, climate change has devastating effects on life on Earth. From Animals and plants losing habitat to entire species of fruits, plants, and animals facing the threat of extinction, the consequences of human action are far-reaching. These changes...

International Tiger Day
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July 29, 2022July 29, 2022

International Tiger Day

Tigers are the biggest felines on the planet. An Apex Predator, these solitary but social creatures have lost 93% of their historic population due to habitat fragmentation, hunting, and loss of habitat, and have been placed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of Threatened Species, also commonly known as the IUCN...

Plastic-Free July
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July 25, 2022July 25, 2022

Plastic-Free July

Recycling is a very well-known and popular concept. Almost everyone on the face of this planet has either heard or read about recycling throughout their lifetime. Despite that, approximately 12.7 million tonnes of plastic annually enter the oceans. In India, approximately 3 kgs of plastic are used by a single person every year, which adds...

Cloud Spotting 101
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July 12, 2022July 12, 2022

Cloud Spotting 101

A cloud is a visible mass of tiny liquid droplets, ice crystals, or other particles suspended in the atmosphere of a planetary body or similar space. These droplets and crystals could be made of water or a variety of different substances. With the monsoons right around the corner, let us see what we can tell...

International Mud Month
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June 29, 2022June 29, 2022

International Mud Month

In 2009, several students from Bold Park Community School teamed up with the boys of Nepal’s Panchkhal orphanage to honour the visceral and primitive bond we all have with the Earth and the natural world. Bold Park took advantage of the chance to raise donations for Nepal’s less-fortunate children. Since that eventful beginning, schools, families,...

The Mozart Effect: Commemorating World Music Day
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June 21, 2022June 21, 2022

The Mozart Effect: Commemorating World Music Day

21st June is celebrated as World Music Day every year. To commemorate this occasion, we are going to dive into the science behind the world of music and see how it benefits us. Music is perhaps one of the best things that humans have ever invented. It is the evidence of mankind’s abstract thought, of...

A Tribute to Father’s Day
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June 19, 2022June 21, 2022

A Tribute to Father’s Day

Father’s Day is a day of celebrating and honouring fatherhood and paternal bonds. In India, Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of the month of June every year. Let us celebrate this day by commemorating our Fathers! To be called ‘The Father’ of something, in various fields, means to be the man who...