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SCIENCE REPORTER

 

ISSN: 0036-8512

VOLUME 40 

NUMBER 10

 OCTOBER 2003

 

 

CONTENTS 

 

COVER STORY

 

It is About Time                            

9

Yogananda Jeppu

 

 

 

ARTICLES

 

To Sleep Not Snore 

24

K.C. Kanwar and Jyotika Fernandes

 

 

 

Do You Like Mathematics           

28

Naresh Kumar

 

 

 

Prolific Phytoplanktons

52

Amal Kumar Mondal and Sanjukta Parui

 

 

 

COLUMNS

 

BOOKSHELF: Is Astrology a Science ?

35

FICTION: Cereb                            

42

HEALTH : Pharma Addictiion                                  

45

BIOPROFILES: All About

Ajwain                                                       

56

 

 

DEPARTMENTS

 

     READERS WRITE

      4

IN FOCUS      

 5

ENTERTAINMENT ARENA

16

SCIENCE NEWS

17

SPECTRUM

18

BOOKSHELF 

27

FACT FILE 

 

  •       Star Watch :  Constellation Capricornus

31

  •         Ingenious Inventions: Bubbly Bubble Gum

32

  •         Herbal Healers: Friendly Fenugreek

33

  •         Safe Sanctuaries: Dudhwa National Park

34

CROSSWORD                               

38

SKY CORNER                               

36

PUZZLE CORNER        

40

DID YOU KNOW?       

48

HOW?                                            

50

WHY?                                             

51

HUMOUR                      

60

QUIZ TIME                   

62

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 40, October 2003, pp 9-15, 22-23

 

It is About Time 

Yogananda Jeppu

 

Time is a great mystery. The article unveils the fascinating story of Time as it unfolded over the ages

 

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 40, October 2003, pp 24

 

To Sleep Not Snore

K. C. Kanwar and Jyotika Fernandes

 

Snoring not only stymies slumber, it could also be a serious health signal.

 

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 40, October 2003, pp 28-29

 

Do You Like Maths?

Naresh Kumar

 

Mathematics is an excellent foundation for study in all areas of science, technology and engineering. The article not only presents a case for mathematics, it also discuses some career options after taking a course in maths.

 

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 40, October 2003, pp 52-55 

                                               

Prolific Phytoplanktons

Amal Kumar Mondal and Sanjukta Parui

 

Phytoplanktons maintain the balance between oxygen and carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. The article throws light on these useful organisms.