Celcius

  • North India cold claims 14 more lives December 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Fourteen people succumbed to extreme cold in North India on Monday as temperatures plummeted across the region making people stay inside homes. Delhiites shivered in the morning as the mercury plunged to the season's lowest of 5.5 degrees Celsius even as dense fog affected air traffic. The minimum was...
  • Indians discover most heatresistant fungi July 24, 2011

    Chennai: In a significant discovery that can be a major breakthrough in biotechnology, Indian mycologists have discovered fungi spores, considered as being able to withstand a temperature of 100115 degrees celsius. Spores are reproductive cells capable of developing into a new individual without fusion with another reproductive cell. The team of...
  • The hottest planet in the universe discovered January 28, 2011

    London: Astronomers have claimed that a planet discovered last year is the hottest ever found in the universe, where the temperature is a scorching 3,200 Celcius. The scorching temperature of exoplanet, WASP33b also known as HD15082, is explained by its close orbit around its star, itself one of the hottest planethosting...