Mississippi River Current Affairs, GK & News

NASA to create computer models to protect delta system

NASA Scientists and scientists form other universities from Boston to California are aiming to create computer models which can be used with satellite data to learn which parts of their dwindling deltas can be shored up and which deltas are past hope. Why this need was felt? Scientists decided to create computer models in the ..

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Tropical Storm Barry hits Louisiana in US and entire Gulf coast

After making landfall along central Louisiana coast (in United States) as a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm Barry was downgraded to a tropical storm. After briefly becoming 1st hurricane of Atlantic season, the storm downsized to a tropical depression over northwestern Louisiana, but its heavy rain continues to plague communities. Key Highlights Background: All ..

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Native Americans from Cahokia brewed and consumed first type of Tea 1000 Years Ago

As per scientists, Native Americans were first to prepare the first type of primitive form of tea some 1000 years back. It has been discovered that inhabitants of Cahokia, a massive pre-Columbus settlement near the meeting point of Missouri and Mississippi rivers in Illinois, consumed a ‘Black Drink’. Cahokia was a city with as many ..

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