Quick Revision ( Article:3, Science): Type Of Nuclear Reactors

  QUICK REVISION ( ARTICLE:3, SCIENCE): TYPE OF NUCLEAR REACTORS   COMPONENTS OF NUCLEAR REACTOR:   Fuel: Usually pellets of uranium oxide (UO2) arranged in tubes to form fuel rods. The rods are arranged into fuel assemblies in the reactor core   Moderator: This is material which slows down the neutrons released from fission so … Read more

Quick Revision ( Science Series, Art 2): Nuclear Technology, Radioactivity And Its Application

Quick Revision ( Science Series, Art 2):   Nuclear Technology, Radioactivity And Its Application     Nuclear technology:        Nuclear technology is technology that involves the nuclear reaction of atomic nuclei. Among the notable nuclear technologies are nuclear reactors, nuclear medicine and nuclear weapons.   BASIC CONCEPTS: Nuclear energy: The energy produced due to changes in the … Read more

QUICK REVISION: Art 4, Institutional structure for Nuclear energy

  QUICK REVISION: Art 4, Institutional structure for Nuclear energy:   ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION: Governing body of the department of Atomic energy It is directly under the charge of the Prime Minister Set up on 10Aug, 1948 Function: Organise research in atomic science To train atomic scientist in the country To promote nuclear research in … Read more

Science And Technology In Ancient Period

 : Mathematics, Astronomy, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Physiology and Medicine (including Surgery), Ship- building, Mining and Metallurgy, Engineering and Architecture Like people in any other part of the world Indians too, have a rich legacy of scientific ideas. A desire to now the unknown, accompanied with experimentation and observation have always generated scientific temper. … Read more

Special Promotional Programme For Horticulture Development

 Definition of Horticulture: Horticulture may be broadly defined as the Science and art of growing fruits, vegetables and flowers and crops like spices condiments and other plantation crops. It is a science of cultivation of Garden plants. The word Horticulture in derived from the Latin word Hortus meaning enclosure (garden) and culture – meaning, … Read more

Uses And Harms Of Bacreria

 Harmful bacteria Pathogenic Bacteria These bacteria cause great losses to plant and animal popula­tion by causing several diseases. Reduction of Soil Fertility Some facul­tative anaerobic bacteria are available mostly in the oxygen deficient soil which reverse the nitrifying process, thereby causing the loss of a part of its combined nitrogen. They break down the … Read more

Electro Magnetic Induction

 When a DC current passes through a long straight conductor a magnetising force, H and a static magnetic field, B is developed around it If the wire is then wound into a coil, the magnetic field is greatly intensified producing a static magnetic field around itself forming the shape of a bar magnet giving … Read more

Quick Revision- NANO TECH AND ITS APPLICATION

QUICK REVISION: NANOTECH AND ITS APPLICATION   Definition:Nanoscience and Nanotechnology involves the concept of manipulating the extremely small things at nanoscale. At nanoscale things behave differently and this properties can be utilised across various fields of science like chemistry, biology, medicine, physics and material science.   APPLICATION OF NANO ON HEALTH SECTOR: Repairing of damaged … Read more

Simple Telescope And Astronomical Telescope

 , Construction working, uses, ray diagram Simple telescope A simple working telescope requires nothing more than a pair of lenses mounted in a tube. The lens in front, known as the objective, focuses an image; the lens in back, known as the eyepiece, magnifies the image. Although it may seem like a crude device, … Read more

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