What is Winter Solstice, which made December 21st the shortest day of the year?

What is Winter Solstice?Approx Read Time: 4 min In News: December 21st is the day of Winter Solstice in the northern hemisphere, and it is the shortest day (day with the shortest day-time) of the year.This year, the day-time of December 21st in Delhi was approximately 10 hours 19 minutes long. About: Winter and Summer Solstices The winter solstice, hiemal solstice or hibernal solstice occurs when one of the Earth's poles has…

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Social Bytes: How wide is the gender gap in science?

Gender gapApprox Read Time: 5 minutes In News: February 11 was the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, established by the United Nations to promote equal access to and participation in science for women and girls. The topic analysis the Gender Gap between Men and Women in Science.Need of celebrating such day: While some of the greatest scientists and mathematicians have been women, they remain under-represented in comparison…

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