Category Archives: Environment

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The Leaning Tower of Pisa – Architectural Marvel or Engineering Failure?

Just another sunny day in Tuscany, Italy when.. Tourist Guide(TG): Do you know what makes the Tower of Pisa lean? Tourist 1(T1): It doesn’t eat much? T1 : Ugh, well how’s the security arrangements around the tower? TG : They’re pretty leanient. πŸ˜› And yes, this is how an unintended tilt due to an engineering

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Diwali in India – Visible from Space?

Every year a certain photo (below) makes a circulation around social media, usually coinciding with the Festival of Lights. The claim is that the satellite image of India lights up colourfully during the night of Diwali because of the sheer number of fireworks burst, and of lamps and candles lit. But how true are these

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Water on Mars?

Water on Mars?

The word ‘Martian’ has always been accompanied by thoughts of awe and wonder, as the mystery and ambiguity of extra-terrestrial life is yet to be fully understood by us humans and what we fail to understand, we look upon in admiration, or look away in anxiety and fear. When it comes to the science behind

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