atmospheric changes

‘Cold War era tools help track climate change today’


July 16th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) Tracking the impact of climate change today has been made possible by tools developed by nuclear scientists to detect radioactivity in the wake of testing of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Indian rocket launch countdown makes smooth progress


October 11th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) The countdown to Wednesday's launch of the Indian PSLV rocket ferrying four satellites is progressing smoothly, with the fourth stage fully fuelled up, said an ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Countdown begins for Indian weather satellite launch


October 10th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 10 (IANS) The countdown has begun for the launch Wednesday of an Indian weather satellite designed to help study climatic and atmospheric changes in the tropics."The countdown ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India primes for weather rocket blast-off Oct 12


October 6th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) India is priming to fire into orbit Oct 12 a satellite designed to help study climatic and atmospheric changes in the tropics, the country's space ... Read more...

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Wildfires likely to drive global warming


July 11th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 11 (IANS) Fire, one of nature's primary carbon-cycling mechanisms, will be driving atmospheric changes as the world warms. "Fires require fuel to burn and climate strongly affects the type, ... Read more...

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Do Vedic rites impact environment? Scientists head for Kerala village


January 13th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Can ancient mantras induce rains? Do Vedic chants impact the surrounding environment? A team of scientists will attempt to find out the answers when they ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

New device unveils more mysteries about Maritan atmosphere


October 15th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): New instruments designed to measure atmospheric components on the surface of Mars have uncovered important clues about the planet's atmosphere and climate history.The findings revealed how carbon dioxide ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Illegal mining in Himachal Pradesh threatening Himalayan ecology


August 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem ThakurKullu, Aug 12 (ANI): Private miners in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh are exploiting the area's rich mines in the absence of any regulation by the state government, and ... Read more...

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148 Foot Wide Meteorite Crater Found In Egypt


July 31st, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Google ogle has ultimately paid off. As per reports, the Google Earth images have helped researchers to discover a well preserved meteor crater in Egypt. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech, World News |

‘Aerosols can only temporary fix global warming’


July 19th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): Injecting aerosols in the upper atmosphere is believed to be a method that can quickly counter global warming. However, this is not the case, new research reveals.In a ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Most detailed view of Pluto reveals color-changing world


February 5th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): The most detailed images ever taken of the distant dwarf planet Pluto from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have revealed an icy, mottled, dark molasses-colored world undergoing seasonal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cave reveals abrupt climate swings during Ice Age


January 21st, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 21 (ANI): A new research has determined that Ice Age climate records from an Arizona stalagmite link the Southwest's winter precipitation to temperatures in the North Atlantic, a finding that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Airborne laser to shoot ballistic missile as part of flight test


September 12th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 12 (ANI): Soon, the Airborne Laser (ABL), built into a customized Boeing 747, is ready for flight tests, in which it will try to shoot a ballistic missile.According to a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Video tool to zoom in on criminals


July 1st, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) You must have seen how cops in TV programmes zoom in on a security camera video to read a number plate or capture the face of a hold-up ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Thinning of Greenland glacier attributed to ocean warming preceded by atmospheric changes


September 30th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 30 (ANI): A new research has attributed the thinning of one of Greenland''s largest glaciers to ocean warming preceded by atmospheric changes. According to the research published in the ... Read more...

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