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What Are Fast Radio Bursts?

What Are Fast Radio Bursts?: Researchers from the Pune-based Tata Institute for Fundamental Research (TIFR) and the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA), have assembled the largest collection of Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) catalogue. The data is from Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME). In 2020, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) spotted FRB […]

Gharials In Mahanadi River Basin

Odisha Announced A Cash Award Of Rs. 1,000 To Conserve Gharials In Mahanadi River Basin.: Gharials, sometimes called gavials, are a type of Asian crocodilian distinguished by their long, thin snouts. Crocodilians are a group of reptiles that includes crocodiles, alligators, caimans, and more. India has three species of Crocodilians namely: Gharial (Gavialis gangeticus): IUCN […]

Heritage Tree of Maharashtra

Heritage Tree: The Maharashtra Cabinet has passed an action plan to protect and preserve trees older than 50 years in urban areas by terming them heritage trees. Few important criteria for considering a tree as a “heritage tree” are: size, shape, rarity, aesthetical/historical values, association with historic person, place, or even myths. A certain species […]

El Salvador First In The World To Adopt Bitcoin As Legal Tender

El Salvador First In The World To Adopt Bitcoin, As Legal Tender: El Salvador, a small coastal country in Central America has become the first in the world to adopt Bitcoin, as legal tender. Legal tender is the legally recognized money within a given political jurisdiction. Bitcoin: Introduced in 2009, it is a type of […]