World End Possibilities

We may have not forgotten the date 21.12.2012. This date was regarded as the end-date of a 5,125-year-long cycle in the Mesoamerican (Mayan) Long Count calendar so the world could end. A New Age interpretation of this transition was that the date marked the start of a period during which Earth and its inhabitants would undergo a positive physical or spiritual transformation, and that 21 December 2012 would mark the beginning of a new era.(Wikipedia). But we are not going

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Higgs Boson – God particle revealed?

What with the name “God” First of all, before explaining about this Higgs Boson particle, I must clear one thing first. God had nothing to do with this particle, or the one who so-named “God particle”, Leon Lederman didn’t intended to call it that way. Higgs Boson, commonly known as God particle, initially termed as “Goddamn particle” in his book called – The God Particle: If the Universe Is the Answer, What is the Question?, but because of the publisher

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Gyroscope – Strange Force Behind

These days we are strongly depending on science and technology, and because of this intensive use, we would not be able to imagine the consequence of missing some of those technological gadgets. As one interested in science, would like to probe the mechanisms of those handy gadgets, only to find that, if not all, but most of these tools are based on things and ideas, that were long invented far ago, even as far as many centuries back. Only few

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Fishy Eastern Cost of Sri Lanka

We are evidencing plenty of fish in eastern coast in these days. It is appears to be a small variation in the normal phenomenon. To explain this we need to have some knowledge on ocean living. Herrings(Soodai) are the small fish in the ocean, which is rich in healthy oil. They move in schools. Young ones feed in phytoplankton. This been called as Biomass of the ocean. Lot of predators of the sea are attracted to this tasty food, Include

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Nuclear Weapons & Disasters

It is not a secret that nuclear weapon will cause massive disaster. Unfortunately we much closer to India and Pakistan, both have more than 100 nuclear war heads. Apart from direct effect of weapon, even a regional nuclear war can cause world wide climate change. According to American scientist magazine, Scientist have studied possible climate change can occur if India and Pakistan use nuclear weapons. Smoke and dust exhale into the atmosphere will reach the upper layers slowly and spread

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Coral Bleaching

Corals in sea get most of their energy from microscopic algae that live in their tissue. These algae are colourful and are give colour to corals. Both are living closely called symbiosis. When sea temperature goes up due global warming or due to El-nino effect, the symbiosis between the coral and the algae breaks down and corals effectively expel the algae and turn white. The coral is then deprived of its source of energy, and dies. This called Coral bleaching.

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Coastal Green Belt in Batticaloa: Is Casuarina A Success?

Coastal vegetations act as a barrier from soil erosion, salt spray, wind and provide protection from natural catastrophes as tsunami. Artificial coastal barriers are established for similar functions. This had tremendously increased following 2004 tsunami. Some plant species have been preferred for establishment of artificial coastal green belt. In Batticaloa, Casuarina has been a popular species for the green belt (more than 95%). The overall extent of Casuarina plantation is about 400ha. About 100ha had been planted by Forest Department

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