Daily Archives: August 21, 2010

Chilika Lake

Chilika is a shallow, brackish-water, lake on the eastern coast of Orissa. This lake which is the largest in the subcontinent, is roughly pear shaped and varies in its extent in the dry and wet seasons between about 560 and … Continue reading

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Astronomers Use Galactic Magnifying Lens to Probe Elusive Dark Energy

An international team of astronomers using gravitational lensing observations from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has taken an important step forward in the quest to solve the riddle of dark energy, a phenomenon which mysteriously appears to power the Universe’s … Continue reading

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