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SCIENCE REPORTER

 

 

ISSN: 0036-8512

 

VOLUME 42 

NUMBER 2

FEBRUARY 2005

  

CONTENTS 

 

COVER STORY

The Slayer Tsunamis

9

Parvinder Chawla

FEATURE ARTICLES

 

Heart of the Camera

20

Shivaprasad M. Khened

Tiny, Silent Killers

 26

S.R. Bhat

Accidental Discoveries in Science

40

Sushant Bahadur

FICTION

Prisoners in Teleporters

44

Anshul Chaurasia

REPORT

Indian Science Congress-2005

31

DEPARTMENTS

READERS WRITE 

4

IN FOCUS

5

SPECTRUM

16

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE

36

IT TRENDS 

37

JUNIOR SCIENTIST

 

TECHNIQUES IN SCIENCE: Amniocentesis 

43

POINT-COUNTERPOINT

48

FUN QUIZ

50

CROSSWORD

52

FASCINATING ANIMALS

53

DID YOU KNOW?

54

ENTERTAINMENT ARENA

56

PUZZLE CORNER    

60

HUMOUR

62

                                                                                                                                                             

                                                                                                         

Science Reporter

Vol. 42, February 2005, pp 9-15, 24-25

 

 The Slayer Tsunamis

Parvinder Chawla

 The article takes a look at the devastating tsunami that shook up the entire world.

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 42, February 2005, pp 20-23

 

Heart of the Camera

Shivaprasad M. Khened

 The Charge coupled device has today become an integral part of every modern electronic digital imaging device.

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 42, February 2005, pp 26-29

 

 Tiny, Silent Killers

S.R. Bhat

 Tiny phytoplankton create havoc in the seas around us. But they are also essential to manís existence.

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 42, February 2005, pp 40-42

 

 Accidental Discoveries in Science

Sushant Bahadur

 Many major discoveries in science have been accidental events.