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Oral health: Watch out for the mercury in your mouth

Oral health: Watch out for the mercury in your mouth

The World Health Organisation (WHO) considers mercury as one of the top 10 chemicals or groups of chemicals of major public health concern.

Mercury crosses 44 degrees celsius in Delhi

The national capital today continued to reel under an intense heatwave with the mercury crossing the 44-degree Celsius mark.

Mercury crosses 40 deg C at many places, Jaisalmer sizzles at 45.6 deg C

The Mercury rose in many parts of northern India and hovered around the 40 degrees Celsius mark as Odisha continued to sizzle and normal life was affected in Rajasthan due to heat wave in parts of the state.

Mercury touches 44 deg C, Odisha sizzles under intense heat

At least 13 places in the state recorded temperature above 40 degrees Celsius.

Delhi records coldest March day in decade

The mercury dropped in the northern plains with the national capital recording the coldest day in the month of March in a decade today.

Night temperatures rise across Kashmir, Ladakh

There was huge improvement in the night temperature across Kashmir division, including Ladakh region, even as some places in the Valley received rains overnight.

Mercury is shrinking? 'Great Valley' discovered on the planet points at evidence, says NASA! - See pic

Mercury is shrinking? 'Great Valley' discovered on the planet points at evidence, says NASA! - See pic

Mercury's great valley is bound by two large fault scarps cliff-like landforms that resemble stair steps.

Mercury's peculiar surface a mystery no more; NASA scientists solve the puzzle!

Mercury's peculiar surface a mystery no more; NASA scientists solve the puzzle!

Working with data from NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft, which orbited Mercury from 2011 to 2015, scientists in the Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science Division have found that Mercury is extremely diverse.

Volcanic activity on Mercury stopped 3.5 billion years ago

Volcanic activity on Mercury stopped 3.5 billion years ago

Shedding new insight into the geological evolution of Mercury, researchers have found that major volcanic activity on the planet Mercury most likely ended about 3.5 billion years ago.

Toxic mercury found in Antarctic sea ice: Study

Toxic mercury found in Antarctic sea ice: Study

The study, led by a team from the University of Melbourne, found significant amounts of methylmercury, an especially dangerous strain of mercury, in the Southern Ocean, Xinhua news agency reported.
 

Follow these tips to save yourself from scorching heat!

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: The temperature levels are on the rise all across the country, with the northern part being severely affected.

This scorching heat can cause heat stroke which can be extremely fatal, even to an extent of taking a life.

Mercury transit: NASA captures rare celestial event as planet crosses vast face of Sun – Watch!

Mercury transit: NASA captures rare celestial event as planet crosses vast face of Sun – Watch!

Mercury will not make another transit until 2019 and then 2032.

Hundreds witness Mercury transit in Delhi, scientists in Srinagar disappointed

Hundreds witness Mercury transit in Delhi, scientists in Srinagar disappointed

In the national capital, people, especially children were mesmerized after watching the rare celestial event at the Nehru Planetarium.

Missed Mercury's rare transit? Don't worry you can still watch it here!

Missed Mercury's rare transit? Don't worry you can still watch it here!

The rare solar transit that that occurs just 13 times a century can be watched using magnification tools.

Mercury transit: Key facts about planet and the rare celestial event!

Mercury transit: Key facts about planet and the rare celestial event!

Here are some key facts about Mercury and this relatively rare astronomical phenomenon.

Mercury to make rare transit across the Sun today: How to watch it safely!

Mercury to make rare transit across the Sun today: How to watch it safely!

Mercury will begin its transit at 7:12 am EST (4:42 pm, India time) today and take about 7.5 hours to fully cross the face of the sun.

Transit of Mercury, May 9, 2016: Where, when and how to watch in India!

Transit of Mercury, May 9, 2016: Where, when and how to watch in India!

A transit occurs when one astronomical body appears to move across the face of another as seen from Earth or from a spacecraft. 

Heat wave: February's temperature similar to that of April!

With the arrival of summer season, mercury has started to climb. In the last 10 days of February, Heat has broken three years’s record. Watch the full video to know more!

Watch: Five bright planets aligning in a rare celestial spectacle!

Watch: Five bright planets aligning in a rare celestial spectacle!

The best time to view the rare celestial spectacle is just before dawn.

Mercury rises in Delhi; Snowfall in Himachal, Kashmir

It was a warm day in the national capital with the maximum temperature rising to 27.2 degrees Celsius, five notches above the season's average.