Saturday, January 16, 2010

Annular Solar Eclipse in South India and other parts of the world on Jan 15th

An annular solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is smaller than the Sun, causing the sun to look like an annulus (ring), blocking most of the Sun's light.

This is Century's longest solar eclipse.

Annular solar eclipse occurs over the skies of the southern Indian town of Rameswaram on January 15, 2010

The moon passes between the sun and the earth during a solar eclipse in Amman, Jordan on January 15, 2010

An annular solar eclipse is seen formed over the skies in Dhanushkodi, in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu on Friday

An annular solar eclipse is seen formed over the skies of Male, Maldives on January 15, 2010

Monday, January 4, 2010

Burj Dubai- World's Tallest Building

Burj Dubai is supertall skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and is the tallest man made structure ever built.
After six years, $1.5 billion and a last-minute name change, the Burj Dubai - now the Burj Khalifa has officially opened for business.

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Height: 824.55 m (2,705 ft)
Number of Floors: 160
Floor area: 3,595,100 sq ft (34,000 m2)
Construction began on 21 September 2004, with the exterior of the structure completed on 1 October 2009 and the building officially opened on 4 January 2010.

#Tallest Man made structure, Tallest freestanding structure, Most Number of floors.
#World's highest elevator installation- fastest elevators at speed of 64 km/h (40 mph) or 18 m/s (59 ft/s)
# The first world's tallest structure in history to include residential space
# Highest outdoor observation deck in the world
# Elevator with the longest travel distance in the world
# Tallest service elevator in the world
# World's highest installation of an aluminium and glass fa├žade, at a height of 512m (1,680 ft)

* Many Indian Workers involved in construction field. Indian Businessman Mr Shetty bought 100th floor of Burj Dubai.

Fireworks explode around Burj Dubai, the world's tallest tower, during the opening ceremony in Dubai on January 4, 2010

Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum renamed the tower Burj Khalifa after the president of the United Arab Emirates and the ruler of the neighboring emirate of Abu Dhabi


An Emirati man looks over the city view at an observation point screen at the observation deck of the Burj Dubai tower, on Level 124 in Dubai

Burj Dubai Under Construction on 25 January 2008

This is taken from world's tallest building 'Burj Dubai' @ 2,620 ft / 801m!!!

Look at the edge (uppermost right corner) of the picture, you can almost see the turn of the earth

The persons who are working on the upper most Girders can see the 'ROTATION OF EARTH'
So terrifying...