All planets revolve around the sun. This theory is ages old but do you know when first time Italian Astronomer Galileo Galilei proposed this theory, he was punished for the same today in 1663. Galileo used his newly invented telescope to discover four of the moons circling Jupiter, to study Saturn, to observe the phases of […]Read More 22 June : Truth is actually bitter in case of Galileo Galilei
Remember the ‘Hand of God’ goal in 1986 FIFA World Cup when Argentina star footballer Diego Maradona hit a controversial goal against England. Controversial because, it was said that Maradona used his hand for the goal which is against the rules. Although, match referee approved the goal and it made history. When Maradona was asked […]Read More 22 June : The story of ‘Hand of God’
Have you ever been to Mumbai ? If yes, you must have visited the CST station. I mean the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. One of the busiest station of India, it was opened for public today in 1887. At that time it was named ‘Victoria Terminus’ to honour ‘Queen Victoria’. The station was designed by Fredrick […]Read More 20 June : ‘VT’ to ‘CST’ – An eventful journey
I hate Mondays. Commonly said and heard saying, these three words are his favourite too. A lazy, fat and cynical cat. It’s his birthday today and this cat is the famous fictional character from the comic strip ‘Garfield’ created by Jim Davis. June 19, 1978 was the first publication of Garfield. Garfield held the Guinness World […]Read More 19 June : A record holder Cat
When Jimi Hendrix set his guitar on fire at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival he created one of rock’s most perfect moments. Standing in the front row of that concert was a 17-year-old boy named Ed Caraeff. Caraeff had never seen Hendrix before nor heard his music, but he had a camera with him and […]Read More 18 June : Rock’s perfect moment – The Guitar Sacrifice
She died at the age of 29. She lost her mother at the age of 4. She was married at the age of 7. By the age of 18 She was the ruler of Jhansi. Unfortunately, her marriage could not last long, her son died when he was just 4 months old, and she was […]Read More 17 June : Salute to Greatest Woman Warrior of all times
It just took 2 years for a woman to match a man, at least in case of space travel. First man Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin reached space in 1961, while first woman Soviet Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova reached space today in 1963. Both of them are Russians. She created history by becoming the first woman to have flown in space. Aboard […]Read More 16 June : The one who broke the Glass Ceiling !
What an idea Sir ji ! Benjamin Franklin was very much interested in electricity and guess what… he came up with an idea – combining electricity and lightning. Franklin noticed several similarities between the two: – They both created light. – They made loud crashes when they exploded. – They were attracted to metal. – […]Read More 15 June : Hence Proved ! Lightning and Electricity are the same thing