Page-44 of Current Affairs - December, 2012
Astronomers have discovered most massive black hole ever known in a small galaxy NGC-1277 in the constellation of Perseus which about 250 million light-years from Earth. The black hole has a mass equivalent to 17 billion Suns. The black hole bears around 14% mass of its host galaxy, compared with the 0.1 % a normal ..
The Social, Humanitarian Cultural Affairs Committee (also referred as Third Committee of the UN General assembly) of United Nations overseeing human rights issues, passed a resolution on North Korea with consensus. The committee asked North Korea to solve the abduction issue and address human rights abuses.
Former Chief Minister of Karnataka B.S.Yeddyurappa gave resignation from Legislative Assembly and also renounced primary membership of BJP.
Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd. (NPCIL) Removing the fears of the people of Kolar in Karnataka, the NPCIL submitted in the Supreme Court that no decision had been taken to dump nuclear waste in the inoperative Kolar Gold Mines of Bharat Gold Mines Ltd.
Project A119, also known as “A Study of Lunar Research Flights”. A top-secret plan developed in 1958 by the US Air Force. The existence of the project was revealed in 2000. What was the aim of the Project A119? To detonate a nuclear bomb on the Moon to boost public morale in the US after ..