Adiya-1 Spacecraft

Aditya-1 is an Indian spacecraft for study of the Sun. It was conceptualised in 2008 and was built and launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Aditya is proposed to be sent to space by 2012 to study the solar corona. This part of the Sun has temperatures of over one million degrees, with ..



Ardi is a primitive homonid fossils with scientific name Australopithecus ramidus. It was first found in Ethiopia in 1992, but it took 17 years to assess their significance. Ardi is a more primitive hominid than Australopithecine skeleton, Lucy. Researchers describe this 4.4 million-year-old ancient human creature – nicknamed "Ardi" – that may be a direct ..

Airborne Volcanic Object Imaging Detector (AVOID)

AVOID is the name of a new instrument that will allow aeroplanes to fly through volcanic ash clouds and combat unnecessary disruptions. Volcanic ash clouds are very difficult to detect from aircraft as no onboard cockpit instruments exist to detect them. AVOID will allow pilots to detect ash plumes up to 100 km ahead and ..

Australopithecus Sediba

Australopithecus Sediba is the name of possibly oldest direct ancestor of humans that is 1.98 million years. Australopithecus Sediba (Sediba means "well" in Soho language) was found by South African palaeo-anthropologist Lee R. Berger in Malapa Fossil Site at the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site in South Africa. Its. This discovery has made Malapa ..

Aghoni & Bhogali

‘Aghoni’, is a ‘soak and eat variety’ of rice that is fit to be consumed just by soaking it in normal water for 40 minutes without any boiling or steaming. This variety has been developed by the Regional Agricultural Research Station in Assam Agricultural University. There’s no need to boil and the rice need only ..