GKToday Archives: January, 2016

Elasticity (Physics)

Elasticity refers to that property of an object by virtue of which it regains its original configuration after removal a deforming force. Deforming force is the force which causes a change in configuration of an object when applied to it. ..

Physics: Inertia, Force, Newton’s Laws of Motions,  Weight and Friction

This article discusses important concepts related to Inertia, Force, Newton’s Laws of Motions,  Law of Conservation of Linear Momentum, weight and friction concepts for General Knowledge of Physics for SSC and UPSC Prelims Examinations. Inertia The property of an object ..

Circular Motion

When an object moves in circular path, it is called circular motion. If the speed of the object in circular motion remains constant, then it is called uniform circular motion. If the speed is not constant, then the motion is ..

Work, Power and Energy

Work is said to have been done when a force acts on an object and the object actually moves in the direction of force. Work done is equal to the product of the force and the displacement of the object ..

Former Army Chief General K V Krishna Rao passes away

Former Army Chief General Kotikalapudi Venkata Krishna Rao, passed away in New Delhi following a cardiac arrest at the military hospital. He was 92. He was the 14th Chief of the Army Staff of Indian Army and had played a ..



Angelique Kerber wins 2016 Australian Open Title of Tennis

Angelique Kerber from Germany has won the 2016 Australian Open Title of Tennis in the women’s singles category. It was her maiden Grand Slam Tennis title. In the final match played at Melbourne, Australia she defeated defending champion Serena Williams ..