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Scientists decode mystery of Pluto’s ‘bladed terrain’

Shedding light on mysterious formations resembling giant knife blades of ice on Pluto, scientists have found that the “bladed terrain” is made almost entirely of methane ice, and likely formed as a specific kind of erosion wore away the surfaces, leaving dramatic crests and sharp divides. Continue reading Scientists decode mystery of Pluto’s ‘bladed terrain’

All states gain if rivers linked through waterways: Expert

A lot of water has gone under the bridge since the idea of interlinking of rivers was first mooted during the tenure of first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. The project which has undergone several transformations since then is yet to take shape on ground, with states perennially bickering over their share of water. Continue reading All states gain if rivers linked through waterways: Expert