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Arif Ali Abbasi

Astronomy: Back to quasars!

IMAGINE, light from the distant quasars proceeded for its travels towards our galaxy some eight billion years ago, ... Published Apr 25, 2015 06:41am

Astronomy: A hairy star?

SO wrote the great storyteller of yore, describing Achilles’ helmet. On the contrary the comets are, or were, no... Published Nov 01, 2014 07:35am

Astronomy: Planet Earth — Part: 6

WE delved into planet Earth’s turbulent history of the last billions of years, the most difficult part of which ... Published Sep 06, 2014 05:53am

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... Published Aug 25, 2014 04:23pm

Astronomy: Planet Earth — part IV

“Even the sternest opposition cannot stop the human thought. Not even punishment in life can stop people from... Published Jul 26, 2014 05:18am

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... Published Jun 28, 2014 05:31am