Arif Ali Abbasi

Astronomy: Planet Earth — Part V

GOING beyond Earth’s confines, we may come across many strange hurdles not in our reckoning as yet. Van Allen belt...

Astronomy: Planet Earth — part IV

“Even the sternest opposition cannot stop the human thought. Not even punishment in life can stop people from...

Astronomy: The atmosphere on Earth

WHAT happens when a bolt of lightning is suddenly released from the clouds and a part of it rushes downwards towards...

Astronomy: The planet earth — III

“NOTHING is too wonderful, or amazing to be true if it is consistent with laws of nature.”The geological history...

Astronomy: Planet Earth

“IT is one small step for man, but a giant leap for mankind.” — Neil Armstrong, as he took his first step on...

Astronomy: Saturn: the lord of moons

THE middle of the road planet is also the “middle one” in every way. A sedate loiterer, careering in the middle...

Facts:Did you know?

Monkeys on guard! DO you know what special security measures were taken by authorities during the 2010 Commonwealth...

Astronomy: Saturn is my name …

ASTRONOMY holds one’s heart and mind — and breadth — in a firm grip, and continues to open newer vistas until...

Astronomy: Saturn, the magnificent

Every idea is an incitement. It offers itself for belief, and if believed, it is acted upon unless some other belief...

Astronomy: The great Red Spot

NO one can miss out on the Great Red Spot. It is not just prominent, but also very big. The Great Red Spot is the...

Astronomy: Jupiter, the brown dwarf

The fairest thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of...

Astronomy: Jupiter, the gas giant

IT is commonplace fact in life — or the universe — for one item to be bigger, or smaller, than the other, even...