Computer Awareness

Plotter is used to reproduce drawings using pens that are attached to movable arms. ‘Scitation’ is the online host service of American Institute of Physics. HTTP set of rules is applicable for exchange of files over Internet. When data changes in multiple lists and all lists are not updated, this causes data inconsistency. A word […]

Biggest Explosion in Space

Scientists have detected evidence of a huge explosion in space. This is five times bigger than anything observed before. This explosion has originated from a supermassive black hole which is 390 million light years from Earth. The eruption has left a giant dent in the Ophiuchus galaxy cluster. Scientist always thought the Ophiuchus galaxy to […]

Today in 1953

On 28 February in 1953 scientists James D. Watson and Francis H.C. Crick of Cambridge University announced the double-helix structure of DNA. The Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) was discovered in 1869 and its role in determining genetic inheritance in 1943. These scientists determined that the structure of DNA was a double-helix polymer, or a spiral of […]

Fat is Good

New studies have shown that fat around our arteries keep blood vessels healthy. Perivascular Adipose Tissue fat helps arteries let go of muscular tension while under constant strain. The fat known as Perivascular Adipose Tissue (PVAT) secretes substances that help relax the arteries. Earlier PVAT was ignored by researchers thinking its job is to store […]

NABARD Office Attendant: Prelims Result Declared

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has declared the preliminary examination results for the post of Office Attendant in Group ‘C’ Subordinate Service – 2020. The result is available in the website https://nabard.org/ .The roll numbers of the selected candidates are published. NABARD Office Attendant main exam will be conducted on 14 March […]

Current Affairs: 28 February 2020

Jawed Ashraf, 1991 batch IFS officer, has been appointed as the next Indian ambassador to France. According to the Hurun Global Rich List -2020, Jeff Bezos remains the world’s richest person. Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova bid adieu to tennis at the age of 32 on February 26, 2020. Andhra Pradesh Government has recently […]

Remembering Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor, the most beloved actresses of all time moved away from sight on March 23, 2011. She was born on February 27, 1932, London, England. Her parents settled in Los Angeles shortly before the outbreak of World War II. She was introduced to the movies as a child artist. She became successful from juvenile […]

Satellites Hinder Giant Sky Telescope

The Vera C. Rubin Observatory is to observe the entire sky from 2022. However, Thousands of low-flying satellites glinting in the Sun will ruin the images. The problem cannot be avoided with software tweaks or shrewd telescope pointing. The problem is evident since rocket company SpaceX launched its first batch of 60 Starlink satellites in […]

Without Words

“The quieter you become the more you are able to hear.” Rumi The quote is apt for wordless books. Wordless books are a riot of colours and illustrations. It gives the child an opportunity to observe all the amazing details the illustrator has included. The colourful pages will help to develop a love for books. […]

Facebook Cancels F8

Facebook has cancelled its annual developer conference F8 due to coronavirus concerns. It is planning to replace the conference with locally hosted events, videos and live-streamed content. Facebook’s director of developer platforms and programs Konstantinos Papamiltiadis said that “we need to prioritize the health and safety of our developer partners, employees and everyone who helps […]