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Science & Life

Published Date: December 24, 2013
Printing food for consumption!

Printing food for consumption!

CONSIDER yourself as a publisher, and you have to be at the press for twenty four hours to ensure accurate and timely publication of a book!  Do you have to go hungry? Or you wished to savour the most delicious meal of a restaurant at the other end of the world but you...

Published Date: December 24, 2013
Precession of the equinoxes and constellations of the zodiac

ALTHOUGH the Earth revolves around the Sun, from our point of view we see the Sun moving around the sky along an imaginary circle called the ecliptic once every 365.256 days. This is known as the sidereal year. The ecliptic crosses the equator twice a year. On March 20, known as the vernal (spring) equinox, the Sun starts its northward journey from the equator toward the Tropic of Cancer. The interval of time from one vernal equinox to the...