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DEPRESSION

DEPRESSION

“Depression is, in part, grief for your own life not turning out how it should; grief for your own needs not being met.”– Johann Hari What is depression? It can be defined as a mental disorder that negatively affects the thoughts and behavior of a person. It can lead to…

MOBILE WALLETS

MOBILE WALLETS

Ignoring technological change in a financial system based upon technology is like a mouse starving to death because someone moved their cheese”– Chris Skinner What are mobile wallets? A mobile wallet refers to a virtual wallet that stores a person’s virtual payment information and payment card information on a mobile…

FATE OF STARS MASSIVE THAN SUN

FATE OF STARS MASSIVE THAN SUN

Every star has a finite fuel with which it burns the gases present inside it and gives off luminosity as the energy obtained from the reactions. However, a star more massive than the sun will not always have the same fate as the sun. They all go on different paths…

SCIENTIFIC METHOD

SCIENTIFIC METHOD-ASTRONOMY OR SCIENTIFIC LAB?

The Scientific method is defined as a method of procedure which explains how to characterize natural science through a sequential systematic observation, measurement, and experiment, followed by the formulation, testing, and modification of hypotheses. Astronomy, as a scientific method, is defined as a systematic analytical observation of various celestial and…

BLACK HOLES

BLACK HOLE: A MYSTERY!

“Black holes are where God divided by zero.” – Albert Einstein What is a Black hole? A black hole is defined in simple terms as space that is dense and has a strong gravitational force such that even light cannot escape and hence the name “Black Hole.” The astronomers have…

EXOPLANETS HOW TO FIND THEM

EXOPLANETS: HOW TO FIND THEM?

Exoplanets are extraterrestrial planets that orbit a planet other than the sun. They are very difficult to see with naked eyes. A total no of 4000 exoplanets has been found till now using a wide range of methods with the help of ground-based and space-based telescopes. Astronomers have been hunting…

FASHION DESIGNING AS CAREER OPTION

FASHION DESIGNING AS CAREER OPTION

“Fashion is a religion in one sense. Once upon a time, our brand was considered the sanctum sanctorum of fashion. I want to produce things that people really want to buy.” —Alessandro Michele What is fashion designing? Fashion designing is defined as an art or a profession that involves designing…

Spitzer Space Telescope also is known as Space Infrared Telescope Facility, is one of the most popular space telescopes to have been launched into space till now

SPITZER SPACE TELESCOPE

Spitzer Space Telescope also is known as Space Infrared Telescope Facility, is one of the most popular space telescopes to have been launched into space till now. Launched in 2003, the mission was planned for 2.5 years with a pre-launch expectation of a period lasting up to 5 years till…

Photography-Budding and Upcoming Profession

PHOTOGRAPHY-BUDDING AND UPCOMING PROFESSION

“Photography has no rules; it is not a sport. It is the result which counts, no matter how it is achieved”-Bill Brandt What is Photography? Photography is defined as the art or occupation of capturing images and printing them—it process in which images of objects are produced on photosensitive surfaces.…

BUSINESS ETIQUETTE

BUSINESS ETIQUETTE

“He who observes etiquette but objects to lying is like someone who dresses fashionably but wears no vest.” — Walter Benjamin What is business etiquette? Business etiquette is a set of rules that govern the way people interact with one another in business, with customers, suppliers, with inside or outside…

YOUTH OBSESSION WITH LIKES & FOLLOWERS

YOUTH OBSESSION WITH LIKES & FOLLOWERS

The majority of youth have always seemed to be glued to their smartphones — or, more precisely, the social media platforms these phones contain. The trend for likes and followers has seen a rise in today’s world, people presume their popularity, likeness, beauty and self-worth all stem from the amount…

ASTEROIDS

ASTEROIDS: THE RELICS OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM

Asteroids are the remnants of the materials left after the formation of the solar system about 4.6 billion years ago. They are small planetary bodies sometimes referred to as minor planets. Most of them can be found orbiting the sun between the orbit lines of Jupiter and Mars within the…

TERRORISM

“Everyone’s worried about stopping Terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.”- Noam Chomsky What is Terrorism? Terrorism can be defined as unlawful acts of intimidation and violence, particularly against civilians to pursue political, social, religious, or racial goals. These violent acts can be performed by a single…

KINESICS THE STUDY OF BODY LANGUAGE2

KINESICS: THE STUDY OF BODY LANGUAGE

Kinesic communication is the technical term for body language, i.e., communicating by body movement. We call the study of kinesic communication kinesics. Kinesic communication is a non-verbal form of communication. However, it is not the only non-verbal way of communicating with other people. Non-verbal communication is one of the processes…

BIG BANG THEORY

BIG BANG THEORY

The Big Bang Theory is a cosmological model that explains the large-time scale evolution of the observable universe. The model explains how Universe evolved and expanded from an initial point with extremely high temperature and density to how we observe it today. The Universe expanded from this point of singularity…

TIMELINE OF BIG BANG-INFLATION AND BARYOGENESIS

TIMELINE OF BIG BANG-INFLATION AND BARYOGENESIS

Due to a lack of observational or physical evidence of the astronomical data of the time of the Big Bang, there is much speculation amongst scientists as to the true perplexing nature of space and time at that time. Present computer models and speculations depict an environment where the universe…

TIMELINE OF BIG BANG COOLING

TIMELINE OF BIG BANG: COOLING

With the advent of Cosmic inflation, the Universe expanded at a speed faster than the speed of light resulting in an instantaneous increase in the volume of space by 1078.  Due to this, the Universe continued to decrease in temperature and density, and therefore the average energy per particle was…

TIMELINE OF THE BIG BANG: SINGULARITY

TIMELINE OF THE BIG BANG: SINGULARITY

According to the current Big Bang Model, it suggests that the Universe was dense and small at the beginning and since then it has been expanding rapidly due to inflationary pressure. We will go through those different phases of the formation of the Universe from the occurrence of Big Bang…

NEW EDUCATION POLICY

NEW EDUCATION POLICY

The Union Cabinet has approved the new education policy on July 29 2020 replacing the thirty-four-year-old National Policy on Education (NPE), 1986.  Union Ministers for Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Prakash Javadekar and Human Resource Development (HRD) and Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, made the announcement. The NEP 2020 aims at making “India…

FEATURES OF BIG BANG

FEATURES OF BIG BANG

The Big Bang Theory helps explain and predict various phenomena in the Universe that astrophysical observations suggest. Based on this, we will study 2 models that physicists had discovered in the early 20th century but failed to gather enough evidence to explain why this was happening. However, after the advent…

STEM- SPACE ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS

STEM- SPACE ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS

“To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.” -Albert Einstein  STEM is an abbreviation for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths.  STEM-based education focuses on teaching these 4 subjects using a structured and distinctive approach, along…

ADVERTISING INFO OR MANIPULATE

ADVERTISING: INFO. OR MANIPULATE?

Pamphlets, brochures, and banners in the busy markets, messages of promos and rebates offers to flood your mobile phones, radios, and television stopping for pitching about commodities, the highways, the roadways, streets having hoardings cheering about the goodness of the product, walls carrying a new advertisement every week, internet showing…

HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE2

HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE

Hubble Space Telescope, a wonder of optical telescopes, was launched into low Earth orbit in the 1900s and remains operational till now. It has been the most versatile and one of the most useful telescopes ever built, well known both as a research tool and public relations boon for astronomy.…

BLACK HOLES

BLACK HOLES

In the year 1916, Albert Einstein predicted the existence of Black Holes as a region in spacetime where the gravitational force of an object is so much that not even light can escape from there. The term “Black Hole” was coined by American astronomer John Wheeler many years later in…

OPEN BOOK EXAMINATION SYSTEM

OPEN BOOK EXAMINATION SYSTEM: RIGHT OR WRONG?

“We exceeded expectations just by turning up for the exams.”  ― J.K. Rowling What are open-book exams? An “open book examination” is one in which examinees are allowed to consult their class notes, textbooks, and other approved material while answering questions. Open-book exams allow you to take notes, texts or…

DWARF GALAXIES

DWARF GALAXIES

A Dwarf Galaxy is a very small galaxy consisting of stars of order of 100 million to several billion stars. The Large Magellanic Cloud, which is a member galaxy of the Local group along with the Milky Way contains 30 billion stars as compared to the star count of 200-400…

THE AURORAS

THE AURORAS

Aurora Borealis, also referred to as sometimes the northern lights or, also by the name of polar lights is a magnificent phenomenon viewable at high latitude regions near Arctic and Antarctica. Auroras occur due to disturbances in the magnetic environment of the sun, often referred to as the magnetosphere. The…

SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING

SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING: STRATEGIES TO INCORPORATE

Knowledge Based Economy: Economic Boom Introduction- India has the potential to become a leading knowledge-based economy with its youth population and growing information technology, Manila based funding agency Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in a report. In the late 2000s, India’s growth reached 7.5%, which will double the average income…

E-LEARNING AS SUBSTITUTE OF CLASSROOM TEACHING

E-LEARNING AS SUBSTITUTE OF CLASSROOM TEACHING!

INTRODUCTION Technology has redefined the way we live, it has impacted almost every aspect of life today, and education is no exception.With the incessant advancement in technology, the learning environment has changed. Technology has begun to modify the roles of teachers and learners.Wide reach of the Internet and the ubiquitousness…