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XIX Common Wealth Games 2010 @delhi

1 Sep

The spirit of sports is what that makes it special. “Common Wealth Games” which happens only once for every 4 years is back again.

And this time, its special for the Indians, as it is being held at Delhi. (you all might have already known this!).

So, the basic statement is: “India is proudly organizing the Common Wealth Games 2010 ”

This auspicious event, which has become a sort of festival time for the sports lovers, starts from 3rd October and seems to entertain until the 14th of October!

The opening and closing ceremonies will be held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

Recently, AR Rahman released its theme song too!  (listen and download)

Visit the Official site for more details

Little history: Common Wealth Games were first organized in 1911 when it was felt that there is a need for an international sports event, to unite the british colonies. By then, only four countries namely united Kingdom, Australia, Canada and South Africa participated in this event. The event included only boxing, swimming, wrestling and athletics in its initial years.

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Carpediem

30 Aug
Hey guys CARPEDIEM, one of the top fest of India which has been celebrating since 2002 is coming again to rock you.
we the students of CBIT organising it every year very grandly and with same courage we are going forward.Every one is welcome to take part and participate in this fest.
There are many events waiting for you.Come on its time to bring out your talent………..for more details log on to http://carpediem.cbitworld.com

Heaviest Star Found!!!!!

25 Jul

Very recently, the scientists spotted the Brighest star ever, which is said to be 265 times that of sun. Very huge.. isn’t it? Its named R136a1. huh.. these names!!!  😉

It may once have been as much as 320 solar masses. (Note: 1 SolarMass = 1.988435×10^30 kg)!!! Sorry Reverend (Weight lifting Champion) and Great Khali, Even you can’t lift it 😉 !!

This weight is twice the weight of previously known heaviest stars. Such is its over-weight! May be thats the reason why its dieting. Yes! it is said that the star is losing weight with time.

An Astrophysicist, Crowther (University of Sheffield, Northern England) said, “Unlike humans, these stars are born heavy and lose weight as they age. R136a1 is already middle-aged and has undergone an intense weight loss programme”.

According to him, It was identified in a star cluster in the Tarantula Nebula drifting through one of the milkyway’s neighbouring galaxies.

Star Stats:

  • Named as R136a1
  • 320 SolarMasses and (reducing 50 solar masses evey few MILLION years. :))
  • Luminous Intensity ~ 8,700,700 times that of Sun 😮
  • The surface temperature on the temperature is 40,000 degress celsius (i.e, 7 times that of sun)

This Star became a “Star” over night!!!!!!!!!!!