Intense wind from nearby black hole discovered

Intense wind from nearby black hole discovered

This wind, detected for the first time in a system of this type, has a very high velocity (3,000 kms per second) so that it can escape from the gravitational field around the black hole.

DNA: Simhastha Kumbh encounters weather problems; suffers heavy rainfall and wind

Simhasta Kumbh encounters heavy rainfall and wind, uprooted Pandal kills 7. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

'Karnataka tapped only miniscule portion of potential wind energy'

 Karnataka has only tapped a miniscule amount of its wind energy generation potential, leading wind energy company officials said on Thursday.

Wind hurtles across this exoplanet at 5400 mph

Wind hurtles across this exoplanet at 5400 mph

 The wind speed recorded is 20x greater than the fastest ever known on earth, where it would be seven times the speed of sound.

Climate change can move mountains, literally!

Climate change can move mountains, literally!

For millions of years, global climate change has altered the structure and internal movement of mountain ranges, but the resulting glacial development and erosion can in turn change a mountain's local climate. 

Govt has equal focus on all renewable power sources: Piyush Goyal

Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal Wednesday said the government has equal focus on all forms of renewable energy, including solar and wind.

How wind formed largest dust deposit on Earth

How wind formed largest dust deposit on Earth

China's Loess Plateau -- the largest dust deposit in Earth -- was formed by wind alternately depositing dust or removing dust over the last 2.6 million years, according to geoscientists from University of Arizona.

Hillary Clinton sets renewable energy goals to spur more wind, solar power

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called on Sunday for a dramatic national shift to energy sources such as solar and wind, setting a goal of generating enough clean renewable energy to power every US home within a decade after she takes office.

Play suspended at Open due to wind

Play suspended at Open due to wind

Play got underway in the weather-hit second round of the British Open at St Andrews on Saturday but officials soon called another halt due to strong winds.

Conditions becoming favourable for monsoon in Kerala

Conditions becoming favourable for monsoon in Kerala

Heavy rainfall exceeding seven cm is expected to occur in isolated places in Kerala and Lakshadweep by Saturday, and the monsoon was likely to arrive in the southern state in the next 48 hours, weather officials said on Thursday.

'Revolutionary' bladeless wind turbines oscillate to generate power

These bladeless wind turbines can revolutionize the way wind energy is produced.

More rain expected in Tamil Nadu in next 24 hours: IMD

Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds lashed parts of Tamil Nadu, damaging trees and leaving low lying areas flooded even as more rains have been forecast, officials said on Saturday.

Asian Games: Not cool - China accuse South Korea over AC

Asian Games: Not cool - China accuse South Korea over AC

China`s badminton head coach Li Yongbo has accused hosts South Korea of deliberately manipulating the air conditioning during their men`s team final at the Asian Games.

PW 100 wind turbine converts wind energy into electricity

PW 100 wind turbine which make electricity out of wind made its first appearance at Greater Noida Expo 2014.

Need more integration of renewable with grids: CEC

There is a need for more integration of renewable energy with grid power, Chairman of the Central Electricity Commission Neeraja Mathur said today.

How solar wind breaks through earth`s magnetic field

A wind of charged particles blows outwards from the sun, carrying a magnetic field with it and sometimes this solar wind can break through the earth`s magnetic field.

Just wind and water to power an island!

El Hierro, the smallest of Canary Islands, is set to become the world`s first islands to be powered entirely by wind and water.

`Renewable energy could address India`s energy needs`

Harnessing of renewable energy like wind, solar and biomass could address India`s energy needs, a senior Indian official averred here Monday.

Soon, a device that lets users charge their phones using wind energy

Trinity is a handy wind turbine which lets users charge their phones using wind energy

22 state discoms fail to achieve RPO targets: Report

As many as 22 state discoms failed to achieve the target of securing power from renewable energy sources like wind and solar in 2012, says a report.