Midnight Madness – The Shower that would shine up the sky!

‘Much awaited Meteor shower of the year’ You are probably thinking that what would happen tonight, right? If you happen to be a Space enthusiast, then tonight is your night. Call them ‘Shooting stars’ or ‘falling stars’ or what ever you like, it’s going to occur tonight. But the only rival this night would be the…

Look! Up in the Sky! it’s Supermoon!

The full moon in the month of May is known as the “Flower Moon” as in majority of the places flowers are in abundance. It is also known as the Full Corn Planting Moon or the Milk Moon. It is also called a lunar perigee that was later dubbed a “supermoon” by astrologer Richard Nolle back in the 1970s. The term is used to…

Portal Interactive: Salinity in Ocean

 This article of NASA Science|Earth was shared by Farjad Akmal from Karachi city, Sindh, Pakistan Salinity Although everyone knows that seawater is salty, few know that even small variations in Sea Surface Salinity (SSS) can have dramatic effects on the water cycle and ocean circulation. SSS tells us the about the concentration of dissolved salts…

Severe Solar storm striking Earth!

The Sun is experiencing an increased sunspots activity which is an 11-year cycle that is expected to acquire peak in 2013. Early this year, a solar storm was forecasted to affect satellite, communication and power stations though it was not fruitful. This geomagnetic storm has been rated as a strong G3 storm according to the National Oceanic…