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Saturday, July 11, 2020



New 'Meghalayan age' discovered in Earth's history

July 19, 2018 11:46 pm

The Meghalayan, the youngest stage, runs from 4,200 years ago to 1950. It began with a destructive drought, whose effects lasted two centuries, and severely disrupted civilisations.

Kolkata waits as six-year mystery of three 300-year-old chests to end soon

June 13, 2014 4:56 am

The chests were discovered in 2008 when a woman in her 60s sold her plot at 178, Rash Behari Avenue, in south Kolkata.

Getting to the depth of the matter

June 03, 2012 12:44 am

A host of new findings about Earth’s core questions long-standing assumptions

A romp into theories of the cradle of life

February 27, 2011 11:18 pm

When two dozen chemists,geologists,biologists,planetary scientists and physicists gathered to ponder where and how life originated.

‘Big’ find in Jodhpur gets geologists talking

October 11, 2009 12:06 am

Fossils of giant algae found in sandstone may push back the date of evolution of megascopic plants,say geologists....