What is NISAR?

The NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) mission is a joint project between NASA and ISRO to co-develop and launch a dual frequency synthetic aperture radar satellite. The satellite will be the first radar imaging satellite to use dual frequency and it is planned to be used for remote sensing to observe and understand natural processes of the More...

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By gktoday On Monday, December 8th, 2014

Atomic Quiz from General Knowledge Today

Molecule A molecule is the smallest particle in a chemical element or compound that has the chemical properties of that element or compound Element: An element is a substance that is made entirely from one type More...

By gktoday On Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

Science Quiz -Important Scientific Terms,Branches of Science etc

Absolute Zero—On the temperature scale is the lowest temperature theoretically possible. The theoretical point is equivalent to— 459•6ºF or—273•16º at which all molecular motion stops. Acupuncture—It More...

By gktoday On Sunday, February 20th, 2011

Science Quiz-Quiz based on Physics

1. If one looks into a mirror and finds the image larger than normal, one conclude that the mirror is a. Convex b. Concave Answer : B 2. Microwave frequency band is a. 1-100 MHz b. 100-1000 KHz d. Above 1000MHz Answer More...

By gktoday On Sunday, July 25th, 2010

What is Avionics?

Avionics Related to the the electronic instrumentation and control equipment used in airplanes and space vehicles. Avionics (ā’vēŏn‘ĭks), electronic instruments used in air or space flight; also More...

By gktoday On Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

Nano and Nanotechnology

Nano is actually a SI prefix denoting 0.000 000 001, and for instance one nano-meter means one billionth of a meter. Obviously nano is referring to the fields dealing with such small scales (roughly 1–100 nm). More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, January 21st, 2009


SCIENCE TERMINOLOGY General Knowledge Home Page Science is knowledge, often as opposed to intuition, belief, etc. It is, in fact, systematized knowledge derived from observation, study and experimentation carried More...

By gktoday On Thursday, January 15th, 2009

Branches of Studies

Agrology – Study of  Soil and Cultivasion Agrostolgy – Study of  Teeths Anthropolgy -Study of  Human race Carpology – Study of fruits Cryptography – Study of  secret codes Celonology More...

By gktoday On Sunday, January 11th, 2009

Science GK Questions and Answer Series-1

Absence of Iodine in human body causes ­Goitre. What is the scientific name of soda water? Carbonic acid ‘ Pharmacology is the study of Drugs Who discovered Flourescence ? Sir George Stokes Who was the inventor More...

By gktoday On Thursday, January 8th, 2009

Spookfish Uses Mirrors For Eyes

Spookfish Uses Mirrors For Eyes A remarkable new discovery shows the four-eyed spookfish to be the first vertebrate ever found to use mirrors, rather than lenses, to focus light in its eyes source: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/01/090107134539.htm  More...