The past, present and the future
Proceeding into the direction of the best resonance (or echo) that answers to vocal sounds, one naturally is lead to panels with pictures. At the very least, in the dark caves, where hand-held light sources fall off in effectiveness, singing (and listening for resonant reactions) proved to be the best sonar-like way of exploring the caves.
The increasingly acidic water harms certain sea animals and could reduce the ocean's ability to absorb carbon dioxide.
The international team of researchers, including a researcher at UCL used the IRAM radio telescope in France to detect the molecule in a massive star forming region of space, some 26000 light years from Earth. (1ly=9.46x10^15m)
The molecule glycolaldehyd(lets call it X) has previously only been detected towards the centre of our galaxy where conditions are extreme compared to the rest of the galaxy. This new discovery, in an area far from the galactic centre, also suggests that the production of this key ingredient for life could be common throughout the galaxy. A wide spread of the molecule improves the chances of it existing along side other molecules vital to life and in regions where Earth-like planets may exist, and so the probability of finding aliens is more. X, a simple sugar, can react with the substance propenal to form ribose, a central constituent of Ribonucleic acid (RNA),
Professor Keith Mason, Chief Executive of the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), said, “The discovery of an organic sugar molecule in a star forming region of space is very exciting and will provide incredibly useful information in our search for alien life. Research like this, combined with the vast array of other astronomical projects involving UK researchers, is continually expanding our knowledge of the Universe and keeping the UK at the forefront of astronomy."
No matter how annoying and weird the Earth is, it can be very exciting at times, and I was right when I said Aliens exist. Till next time, stay indoors, away from diseases and alien abductions…or schemes of abductions.
By Raida Kifait Reza
Launching of “Muktijuddher Itihash”
We often come across complains about how our generation is not well informed about the Liberation War of 1971. We often are frustrated when our friends wish us “Happy Independence Day” on 16th December and “Victory Day” on 21st February. We often are embarrassed when half the students from our class don't know the correct dates or duration of our Struggle for Freedom. A common Chinese saying goes: “One can say much, do little and change nothing”. What we need is a change. What we need are adults or war witnesses to write and talk about their experiences and instigate us to know more about our origina.s
Thus, to change things, a booklet titled “Muktijuddher Itihash” has recently been launched. Written by the well famed Dr. Mohammad Zafar Iqbal, the booklet is aimed at children with an understanding to aware them about the '71 struggle. Inaugurated on the morning of 24th December at the Shahid Minar premises, the book hopes to outline the major events of 1971 in a simple language for young readers from all walks of life.
The event began with acknowledged songs from the Liberation War performed by Jagoroni Shilpi Goshthi. Followed shortly was a recital from parts of the booklet in fusion with patriotic music on the backdrop performed by the young writers' group, Brine Pickles.
“I want to clarify that this is a booklet and people should not think that it contains the whole history of our Liberation war of 1971,” Dr. Zafar Iqbal mentioned in his speech as the launching proceeded. “Each of the freedom fighter is the history of the liberation war himself; this booklet is only a step to inform the young generation about the proper history.” The booklet was claimed to be written voluntarily, without taking any remuneration like other NGOs and international organizations in Bangladesh.
The booklet has been published as an initiative from “Pratiti - Ekti Muktir Udyog Proyash” and sold at nominal prices of Tk.10 for each. Around one crore of the booklet is due publishing and is going to be distributed to children all over Bangladesh.
By Sabhanaz Rashid Diya
"An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves."
Love of money
"What's right is what's left if you do everything wrong."
I hardly remember, but I still do,
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