Quamrul Haider

Solar storm and aurora: A dazzling display of colourful lights

What causes an aurora? The root cause of an aurora is a solar storm, a dramatic blast of electromagnetic radiation from the Sun.

5d ago

Why is Bangladesh in the grip of a sizzling heatwave?

We should prepare ourselves for future heatwaves and help the most vulnerable people enduring the ongoing blistering heat.

3w ago

As I watched the tiny Moon devour the blazing Sun

This cosmic event delivered on the hype leading up to it with clockwork precision.

3w ago

Brace Yourself for the Great American Eclipse

The longest, most visible eclipse for the US in 100 years

1m ago

Why Bangladesh is seeing such a cold winter

There is growing scientific evidence that the intense cold waves are an outcome of human-induced climate change.

3m ago

Visiting Córdoba, a pearl of Muslim Spain

Once the capital of both the Moorish Kingdom and the Roman Empire, Córdoba is one of the three cities in Andalusia that are known as the “Pearls of Muslim Spain.” The other two are Seville and Alhambra in Granada. During a recent visit to Spain, my wife and I went on a day trip to Córdoba.

4m ago

Scientific breakthroughs of 2023

The astounding discoveries made by scientists in the fields of cosmology, nuclear energy, medicine, cancer and artificial intelligence are poised to profoundly impact our lives

4m ago

Can we build a more powerful space telescope?

Exploring the cosmos: from ground-based telescopes to revolutionary space observatories

4m ago
May 14, 2024
May 14, 2024

Solar storm and aurora: A dazzling display of colourful lights

What causes an aurora? The root cause of an aurora is a solar storm, a dramatic blast of electromagnetic radiation from the Sun.

April 26, 2024
April 26, 2024

Why is Bangladesh in the grip of a sizzling heatwave?

We should prepare ourselves for future heatwaves and help the most vulnerable people enduring the ongoing blistering heat.

April 21, 2024
April 21, 2024

As I watched the tiny Moon devour the blazing Sun

This cosmic event delivered on the hype leading up to it with clockwork precision.

April 7, 2024
April 7, 2024

Brace Yourself for the Great American Eclipse

The longest, most visible eclipse for the US in 100 years

January 23, 2024
January 23, 2024

Why Bangladesh is seeing such a cold winter

There is growing scientific evidence that the intense cold waves are an outcome of human-induced climate change.

January 7, 2024
January 7, 2024

Visiting Córdoba, a pearl of Muslim Spain

Once the capital of both the Moorish Kingdom and the Roman Empire, Córdoba is one of the three cities in Andalusia that are known as the “Pearls of Muslim Spain.” The other two are Seville and Alhambra in Granada. During a recent visit to Spain, my wife and I went on a day trip to Córdoba.

December 31, 2023
December 31, 2023

Scientific breakthroughs of 2023

The astounding discoveries made by scientists in the fields of cosmology, nuclear energy, medicine, cancer and artificial intelligence are poised to profoundly impact our lives

December 25, 2023
December 25, 2023

Can we build a more powerful space telescope?

Exploring the cosmos: from ground-based telescopes to revolutionary space observatories

October 30, 2023
October 30, 2023

Waterfalls hopping in the Finger Lakes region of New York

The Finger Lakes ― a group of eleven long and narrow water bodies in New York located directly south of Lake Ontario ― is well-known for hundreds of breath-taking waterfalls and dramatic gorges that mesmerise countless visitors every year. These geological masterpieces, in a glacial landscape, evoke emotion by inspiring us to slow down and appreciate the beauty of nature.

October 11, 2023
October 11, 2023

How to beat the heat? Live in adobe homes or become a troglodyte

To deal with challenging climates, people have been living in caves for thousands of years.

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