Author Archives: Chandra Tewary

About Chandra Tewary

Ki sirf ek qadam hi uthe the ghalat raah-e-shauq mein, Ae manzil ab tamam umra humein dhundh lena !! -Chandra Tewary

Chemical process that causes eyes to tear when we peel onion

The rowdy onion joins the aristocratic shallot, the gentle leek, the herbaceous chive, sharp scallion and assertive garlic among the 500 species of the genus Allium. Allium cepa is an ancient vegetable, known to Alexander the Great and eaten by … Continue reading

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Alcohol and your body

What alcohol really does to your body?     From heart to liver and brain to kidneys, a night on the tiles makes demands on us that we don’t fully realise. * One unit of alcohol is defined as 10 … Continue reading

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Fastest Insect

The fastest insect in the world are divided into ground speed and flying speed.                                          A Bush Cockroach The fastest insect … Continue reading

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ESO’s VLT

The Very Large Telescope — The World’s Most Advanced Visible-light Astronomical Observatory (At 2600m Altitude, Atacama Desert region of Chile: Paranal): The Very Large Telescope array (VLT) is the flagship facility for European ground-bas ed astronomy at the beginning of … Continue reading

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Jagadish Chandra Bose

SIR JAGADISH CHANDRA BOSE (The unsung Hero of Radio Communication): Jagadish Chandra Bose (Indian Scientist) was born in India in 1858. He received his education first in India, until in 1880 he went to England to study medicine at the … Continue reading

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Swallow’s Nest Castle

“Swallow’s Nest” is a castle, built in the late XIX century near Yalta, in the South of Crimea. Situated on the steep cliff right over the sea, it has become the symbol of the South coast of Crimea and one the of … Continue reading

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Srinivasa Ramanujan

Srinivasa Ramanujan (Indian Mathematician: 22 December 1887-26 April 1920): Ramanujan’s name will always be linked to Godfrey Harold Hardy, a British mathematician. It is not because Ramanujan worked with Hardy at Cambridge but it was Hardy who made it possible for … Continue reading

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