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Shimla airport remains shut

July 1st, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 1 (IANS) Flights in and out of this Himachal Pradesh capital remained suspended for the ninth consecutive day Friday owing to poor weather conditions, an official said here."Flights ... Read more...

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Mid-level clouds are especially understudied, says geoscientist

November 27th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A Texas A&M University geoscientist has said that clouds are the least-understood variable in the sky-especially the mid-level clouds.Shaima Nasiri said that the mid-level clouds are so understudied ... Read more...

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Scientists reveal the secret life of water at very low temperatures

June 17th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): A team of chemists have revealed the coexistence of ice and liquid after water crystallizes at very low temperatures.University of Utah chemists demonstrated curious blurring of two water ... Read more...

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Atmospheric nanoparticles can affect weather patterns and human health

March 2nd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): A study by a team of researchers at Texas A and M University has determined that atmospheric materials called nanoparticles can very visibly affect both weather patterns and ... Read more...

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New YouTube clip sparks UFO debate

February 18th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 18 (ANI): People believing in the existence of the extra terrestrial and UFO say a new video uploaded onto YouTube shows an alien plane either entering or leaving the Earth. ... Read more...

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Human activities can worsen ‘blue haze’, says researcher

October 7th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 7 (ANI): Human activities can worsen "blue haze"-a common occurrence that appears over heavily forested areas around the world due to natural emissions of chemicals-to the point of affecting the ... Read more...

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Spanish pilot saw white flash when French plane went missing

June 4th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 4 (DPA) A pilot of the Spanish airline Air Comet covering the route between Lima and Madrid saw a white flash in the area where the Air France plane went ... Read more...

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Karnataka set for near normal monsoon

May 23rd, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 23 (IANS) For the fifth consecutive year, Karnataka is set for a near normal south-west monsoon, which is crucial for farmers and hydel power generation in the energy-starved southern state. "As ... Read more...

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No precursors to Sichuan quake, top seismologist says

May 18th, 2008 - 10:17 am ICT by admin
By Bill Smith Beijing, May 18 (DPA) No significant precursory seismic activity was detected that could have allowed the Chinese government to issue a clear warning before the devastating earthquake in the south-western ... Read more...

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Animals, clouds not true indicators of earthquake: Chinese scientists

May 16th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi , May 16 (ANI): Chinese scientists have said that the migration of toads or unusual cloud formations cannot be the true indicators of earthquakes.Zhang Guomin, a senior researcher at ... Read more...

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Stressed seaweeds cause cloudy skies: Study

May 8th, 2008 - 7:38 pm ICT by admin
London, May 8 (IANS) When under stress, the large brown seaweeds known as kelps are likely to contribute to dark and gloomy cloud formations over coastal regions. Stressed kelps release a huge ... Read more...

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Now, a computer program that lets you “feel” the weather on the map

March 7th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by admin
London, March 7 (ANI): Climate researchers have developed a weather map interface that lets the user physically feel weather features. Developed by Haptics researcher Cagatay Basdogan of Koc University , Istanbul, Turkey, the ... Read more...

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