SCIENCE REPORTER

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ISSN: 0036-8512

 

VOLUME 42 

NUMBER 12

DECEMBER 2005

 

 

CONTENTS

 

COVER STORY

 

GRANDIOSE GLACIERS
H.S. Gusain & H.S. Negi 

      9 

FEATURE ARTICLES

SEEING IS BELIEVING
Mangalpady Aruna

23

NOBEL PRIZES 2005      

 29

SEAFLOOR MAPPING

Suthirtha De & Arti Tomer

39

CARNIVOROUS PLANTS
Amrita
  Singh

 

FICTION

                                                                                                                                                                     

A MATTER OF TIME

S. Prabakar

44

DEPARTMENTS

 

READERS WRITE 

 4

IN FOCUS           

 5

SPECTRUM       

 16

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE

 38

JUNIOR SCIENTIST

 

TECHNIQUES IN SCIENCE: Sedimentation                   

 43

POINT-COUNTERPOINT: Water Crisis in the Country is Man Made?                        

 48

FUN QUIZ: History of Science Quiz

 50

CROSSWORD   

 52

FASCINATING ANIMALS: Cassowary                         

 53

DID YOU KNOW?

 Thundering Typhoons and Calamitous Cyclones

 54

PUZZLE CORNER

 60

HUMOUR          

 62

 

 


Science Reporter

Vol. 42, December 2005, pp 9-15

 

GRANDIOSE GLACIERS

H.S. Gusain & H.S. Negi

 

Glaciers provide a beautiful sight but they are under threat                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 42, December 2005, pp 19-23, 36

 

SEEING IS BELIEVING

Mangalpady Aruna

 

 

Proper lighting is critical to better viewing

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 42, December 2005, pp 24-28

 

NOBEL PRIZES 2005

 

A look at this year’s winners of the Nobel prizes

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 42, December 2005, pp 31-34

                               

SEAFLOOR MAPPING

Suthirtha De & Arti Tomer

 

Seafloor mapping technology has dramatically improved underwater exploration

 

 

Science Reporter

Vol. 42, December 2005, pp 39-42

CARNIVOROUS PLANTS

Amrita Singh

 

A look at some plants that trap insects and other animals for their food