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Hundred year old bubble physics mystery solved

Bubbles in a liquid move upwards. Eg: carbon dioxide bubbles in a carbonated drink. But when a bubble is trapped in a narrow vertical column of liquid, it does not appear to move upwards. This has remained a mystery until now. Scientists at the Ecole Ploytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) have solved this mystery using ..


RIMES terms Titli cyclone ‘rarest of rare’

Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES) for Africa and Asia has termed ‘Titli’, the severe cyclonic storm that devastated Odisha in October 2018 as ‘rarest cyclone’. Earlier, India Meteorological Department (IMD) had called formation of Titli as ‘rarest of rare’ occurrence after this severe cyclone had changed its path after making landfall. Key Facts ..