Found 15 Articles for Geology

What are the benefits of wheatgrass?

Shanmukh Pasumarthy
Updated on 25-Jun-2020 15:11:48
Wheatgrass is nourishment made from the cotyledons of the basic wheat Plant, Triticum aestivum, a species in the family Poaceae. It is sold either as a juice or powder. Wheatgrass contrasts from wheat malt in that it is served solid dried or fresh, while the wheat malt is conventionally dried. Wheatgrass is permitted to develop or grow longer than malt.Like most plants, it contains chlorophyll, amino acids, minerals, vitamins etc. Claims about the medical advantages of wheatgrass range from giving supplemental nourishment to having remarkable remedial properties.Treat Skin DiseasesWheatgrass can be utilized to cure skin ailments, for example, dermatitis and ... Read More

Why is the Indian monsoon so unpredictable?

Dev Kumar
Updated on 27-Apr-2022 06:11:37
Monsoon is, without doubt, the most important event in the Indian calendar and most other events are a sequel to how good or bad the monsoon has been. It is characterized by the unpredictability of its arrival and when it arrives, the unpredictability of its spread, scale, and intensity continues until the season gets over. The reasons for such unpredictability are many and it's a matter of intense research and deliberation among climatologists. For a country like India where over 80% of the rainfall is caused by monsoons, this unpredictability year after year has been a challenge for governments to ... Read More

How is climate change affecting ecosystem on earth?

yashwanth sitamraju
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Climate is changing globally due to increased pollution and global warming. Changing climate affects ecosystems in a variety of ways. For example, due to global warming, many species are forced to migrate to higher latitudes or higher elevations where temperatures are more conducive to their survival.The sea level is rising every day and due to this saltwater intrusion into a freshwater system is forcing many species to relocate or die and creating a disturbance in the existing ecosystem.Climate changes can cause extreme weather conditions, with increased global temperature where mountain regions get a lot of snowfall and might be experiencing ... Read More

How did the formation of oceans take place?

Prasanna Kotamraju
Updated on 05-May-2022 09:25:15
Earth was a burning sphere millions of years ago. Water has remained in the stage of gas till earth got cooled below 212 degrees Fahrenheit. At that time, 3.8 billion years ago, the water condensed into the rain and it rained for centuries.The water got drained into the great hollows of the Earth's surface and got filled into the basins. The Earth's gravitational power prevented the water from leaving the planet. The rainwater which filled the basins has become oceans. This is how oceans have formed.

Who is responsible for creating rumor that world would end in 2012?

Om Sharma
Updated on 26-Apr-2022 11:51:23
Well, rather than being a rumor, the idea of the end of the world in 2012 was largely based on some prophecies done by many well-known predictors. Therefore, no individual is solely responsible for the spread of this theory. However, being widely spread, these predictions were considered true by the people around the globe without verifying the fact behind it.Nostradamus Predicted the DoomsdayMany religions, prophecies, and calendars pointed to Dec. 21, 2012 as the doomsday including even the well-known futurist and the French physician, Nostradamus, whose prophecies were published long ago in 1555 by the name Les Propheties. This book ... Read More