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Is it a Bird? Is it a Plane?

No, it’s Super-Earth! When you look up at the night sky, all of the stars look the same. However, they actually come in different sizes and colours. The colour of the star depends on the temperature of the surface of the star. Despite what you may think, blue stars are much hotter than red stars! In fact, red stars are …

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Fashion victims from around the world

Ninoshka Alvares Delaney While some fashion trends are to die for, others may actually kill you. If there is one thing that crazy fashion trends from history have taught us, it is that people will go to ridiculous lengths to prove their station in society and do anything in the name of fashion. Extreme fashion trends have existed in various …

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Garbage dumps: Awareness needed

Kedar Kulkarni Raju approached his father with a newspaper. There was a notice requesting people to segregate the different types of wastes as wet and dry wastes separately. He said, “Papa, look at this, there is a notice in today’s newspaper. The municipality has clearly mentioned that waste will not be collected if it is mixed together. They have also …

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Aarati Joshi gets into Oxford University

Student of Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts and Science, Margao, Aarati Joshi who is currently  studying at University of Porto as a third year student of the college on transferable credit basis, has secured admission as a full time student in the post graduate programme at the Oxford University in UK for the academic year 2019-20. She has been placed at …

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Understanding the spatial ecology of water

MOG Sundays will organise a talk on the topic ‘Spatial Ecology of Water’ by educator Meghal Arya on June 23 at Museum of Goa, Pilerne. The architecture for water transcends time and space in its proliferation across geographies and cultures. These unique and diverse structures articulate the anthropogenic relationship to water, seamlessly weaving the spiritual with the mundane. In the talk, Arya will propose that the architecture for water represents …

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How dogs capture your heart: scientists explain

Ever wondered how dogs learn to use their ‘puppy eyes’ to bend us to their will? It turns out our pet pooches have evolved human-like eyebrow muscles, which let them make the sad faces that melt our hearts, according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). It involved dissecting the cadavers of …

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‘Sangam’ coming soon

1435 Production are all set to produce a multi-language music video album ‘Sangam’ in Hindi, Konkani, and Marathi. Speaking during a press conference at Kala Academy on Thursday, president and founder of 1435 Production, Pritesh Patel said that Goa has a lot of talent and through the music album they wish to promote young musicians and singers. “The talent in …

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Your career matters

Maria Fernandes If things like music programming, scripting, presenting radio shows, radio advertisements and lending voice to audio magazines and documentaries seem interesting to you, a career as a radio jockey (RJ) is something you can consider. Radio is not only the fastest growing but also a very popular segment in the media sector today. Thanks to the various innovative …

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The ‘pyde pyper’ now has a studio

ANNA FERNANDES The proverbial ‘pied piper’ of art in Goa, artist and educator Wilson D’Souza has been leading youngsters into the fascinating world of art since 2010 under the banner of the Pyde Pyper Art Academy. Armed with three decades of experience in the field, his goal has always been to nurture the dreams of his students into reality by training them …

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Hard work and honesty en route to success

He couldn’t follow his dream of becoming a commercial artist after the death of his father. At 18 Andrew David Fernandes had to stand on his feet, to continue his father’s trade and support his mother and sisters. Today D’Ziners is the sought after suit destination in Goa Danuska Da Gama Andrew David Fernandes six-moth tailoring course done back when …

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