Daily Archives: June 19, 2010

Rainiest Places

Cherrapunji, India Cherrapunji receives an annual rainfall of 1,270 cms. Here it rains so much for two reasons – Elevation: because of the elevation, air that blows over the plains below is cooled as it rises to the higher elevation. … Continue reading

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Scientists Find New Method for Curving ‘Airy’ Light Beams

We  all learned in science class that light beams travel in straight lines and spread through a process known as diffraction — and they can’t go around corners. But now researchers at Tel Aviv University are investigating new applications for … Continue reading

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