Quamrul Haider

What will happen when the 'Doomsday Glacier' disintegrates?

As climate change drives global temperatures ever higher, glaciers and ice sheets will inevitably melt.

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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.

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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.

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As I watched the tiny Moon devour the blazing Sun

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

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Brace Yourself for the Great American Eclipse

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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

September 23, 2023
September 23, 2023

The many tactics of climate change deniers

So what can be done to counter the cock and bull stories of this breed of climate change deniers?

September 4, 2023
September 4, 2023

Los Alamos during and after the Manhattan Project

Today, Los Alamos is a quaint tight-knit community with the best education system in the state.

August 22, 2023
August 22, 2023

Activists, terrorists, or vandals?

Protests by climate activists are anything but terrorism.

August 4, 2023
August 4, 2023

US Congressional hearing on UFOs: Are they fact, fiction, or fantasy?

Does Grusch’s allegation of the government possessing UAPs hold water?

July 28, 2023
July 28, 2023

How hot is too hot for the human body?

Why did so many people die in India this summer where the temperature was eight degrees less than that at Death Valley in the US?

July 19, 2023
July 19, 2023

Is the James Webb Space Telescope delivering on its promises?

One year since the breathtaking images mesmerised us, it is time to ask: is the telescope delivering on its promises to transform our knowledge of cosmology? Is it worth the hefty price tag of $10 billion?

July 10, 2023
July 10, 2023

Can we steer climate change out of overdrive?

Last week, the world witnessed the hottest day in modern history, with the global temperature average rising to a record 17.23 degrees Celsius.

July 7, 2023
July 7, 2023

Answer to the origin of life on Earth may be in a distant star

The idea that life could travel through space to land on Earth once seemed outlandish.

June 17, 2023
June 17, 2023

We are approaching a tectonic moment for our planet

Did we really “rise to the climate challenge?”

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