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Dimple Kapadia,” he says.any new word can be read but the speech of reading is unusually slow among dyslexics.” said Rajiv Ranjan,Additional DCP-I (Southeast) For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Arun Subramanian | Updated: February 14 2016 7:28 am Representational image Related News What is a meteorite A small natural object (smaller than a minor planet) is considered a meteoroid when it is outside the Earth’s atmosphere a meteor when it is in the Earth’s atmosphere and a meteorite if the object (or pieces of it) survives the entry through the atmosphere to land on Earth’s surface A comet on the other hand is a chunk of ice and rock originating from the outer solar system often accompanied by a tail Meteorites are believed to originate in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter A meteorite may range in size from less than a gram to more than 60 tonnes When the path of these space rocks intersects with the Earth’s orbit the meteoroid enters the atmosphere at high velocity causing the luminous phenomenon called a meteor or -shooting star These meteors however should not be confused with a meteor shower Meteor showers involve the Earth passing through the orbit of a comet A very bright meteor is called a ‘fireball’ and are referred to as a ‘bolide’ if associated with a smoke train and detonations which often produces meteorites The history Cases of injuries from these space objects are few and far between barring the meteor sonic boom and shock wave at the Siberian city of Chelyabinsk on February 15 2013 when 1200 people were injured (Dramatic footage of the incident is available on YouTube most of which comes from the Russian fascination for dashboard cameras) According to the International Comet Quarterly a non-profit scientific journal devoted to the observation news and study of comets the three most significant meteorite hits in India before the Vellore incident occurred at Mayurbhanj in Odisha on September 9 2003; at Mhow in Madhya Pradesh way back on February 16 1827 and at Oriang in 1825 Who’s keeping track While NASA’s Near Earth Object Program keeps a tab on larger space rocks in the Earth’s vicinity it does admit that the job of keeping track of meteoroids is a more difficult task According to NASA every day on average more than 40 tonnes of meteoroids strike our planet So why aren’t there more meteorites NASA says most of the meteoroids are tiny specks of comet dust that disintegrate harmlessly high up in Earth’s atmosphere producing a slow drizzle of meteors in the night sky Bigger chunks of asteroid and comet debris yield dozens of nightly fireballs around the globe Only some are large enough to pepper the ground with actual meteorites Among the most comprehensive meteor watchers is the The International Comet Quarterly (ICQ) which keeps track of these space projectiles The ICQ was published at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge Massachusetts full-time from 1990 until early 2010 (part-time during 1980-1990) Beginning in 2010 it is being published at the Earth and Planetary Sciences Department at Harvard University What are the odds According to earth sciences professor Stephen A Nelson who in 2014 published a paper on the subject the lifetime odds of dying from a local meteorite asteroid or comet impact is 1 in 1600000 In comparison the paper suggests the odds are 1 in 90 for a car accident 1 in 250 for a fire 1 in 60000 for a tornado 1 in 135000 for lightning 1 in 8 million for a shark attack and 1 in 195 million for winning the lottery According to data compiled by The Economist the odds that an asteroid impact will destroy you in a given year are 1 in 74817414 For comparison the magazine adds the odds of dying from a bee or wasp sting are 1 in 25364571; by lightning 1 in 10495684; from falling down stairs 1 in 157300 While the data does not correspond to India it does however depict that chances of dying this way are very slim Take note NASA has an iPhone app called ‘The Meteor Counter’ that helps amateurs track meteoroids Every time you see a meteor you simply need to tap a key corresponding to its brightness on the app The app records data such as the time you saw the meteor the meteor’s magnitude your location etc The data is then automatically uploaded to NASA researchers for analysis For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsA Canadian study concludes that the noise made by utility-scale wind turbines isn’t linked to health problems but can be annoying Sign up for eletters today and get the latest how-to from Fine Homebuilding plus special offers A study of more than 1200 adults in two Canadian provinces has found no definitive connection between the noise from utility-scale wind turbines and a number of chronic health problems The study by Health Canada and Statistics Canada focused on people living in Ontario and Prince Edward Island in the vicinity of turbine installations According toan articleposted at the website ofThe Toronto Star the study was launched in 2012 after groups fighting the development of wind farms said that turbines were making people ill On Nov 6 results of the $21 million study were released While the panel said that turbines could be annoying for a number of reasons–including the noise made by the turning rotor blades the aircraft warning lights on top of the turbines and the way the moving blades cause shadows to flicker–there were no definitive connections to poor health and disease Still the reportadmits that the findings are not conclusive No links to self-reported or measured health issues Researchers selected all houses within 600 m of one of the 399 turbines included in the study plus a random selection of houses between 600 m and 10 km from the turbines One adult from each of 1293 participating households took part answering questions in person and submitting to tests of blood pressure sleep quality and hair cortisol (a biomarker for stress) Houses were grouped into different categories of wind-turbine noise ranging from less than 25 db to more than 40 db When it came to results of self-reported health problems the study found no connection between wind-turbine noise and sleep disturbance; health issues such as dizziness migraine headaches or tinnitus; chronic problems such as heart disease diabetes or high blood pressure; or high stress Results of measured tests were the same But the more turbine noise they were exposed to the more people became annoyed the report says and annoyance is not a trivial problem “Statistically significant exposure-response relationships were found between increasing WTN [wind-turbine noise] levels and the prevalence of reporting high annoyance” the report says “These associations were found with annoyance due to noise vibrations blinking lights shadow and visual impacts from wind turbines In all cases annoyance increased with increasing exposure to WTN levels” While researchers found that the closer and louder the turbines the more likely people were to be annoyed they also found that iif study subjects were personally benefitting from the turbines–getting rent for example–the annoyance levels were “significantly lower” The study notes that annoyance is “statistically related” to several self-reported health problems–such as high blood pressure migraines and dizziness–and can be linked to measured hair cortisol and blood pressure “Although Health Canada has no way of knowing whether these conditions may have either pre-dated and/or are possibly exacerbated by exposure to wind turbines the findings support a potential link between long term high annoyance and health” the report says “Findings suggest that health and well-being effects may be partially related to activities that influence community annoyance over and above exposure to wind turbines” Wind opponents also claim victory While wind opponents didn’t get the smoking gun they were looking for they also found something to like in the report According to The Star Eric Gillespie a Toronto lawyer representing wind-farm opponents called the report a “breakthrough” “It confirms what appear to be serious adverse health effects” he told the newspaper “It’s coming from the national health regulator” Gillespie is currently representing a town on Lake Huron that is opposing two wind farms before an environmental review panel He said that the Health Canada study would be a boost to his clients “It would be very difficult to argue that effects on blood pressure migraines ringing of the ears dizziness sleep and stress issues–that one or more of (these) is not a serious health impact” The Starquotes Gillespie as saying “This study finds that those are statistically significantly related to wind turbine noise and annoyance” The Canadian Wind Energy Association looked at the results through the opposite end of the telescope Noting that the study found “no evidence of a causal relationship” between turbine noise and medical issues association president Robert Hornung said in a press release “The balance of scientific evidence to date continues to show that properly sited wind turbines are not harmful to human health and that wind energy remains one of the safest and environmentally friendly forms of electricity generation” Results are of potential interest elsewhere As the number of wind farms goes up so do complaints from nearby residents Some residents report leaving their homes because of turbine-induced problems and a number of lawsuits have been filed by opponents Neither the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention nor the World Health Organization recognizes wind turbines as a documented source of health problems A county health board in Wisconsin last month declared a small wind farmnear Green Bay a public health risk County officials told a local newspaper that recent studies made a connection between low-frequency turbine noise and poor health But the specifics of the studies weren’t shared and county officials have not returned calls asking for more details Separately the Wisconsin Wind Siting Council in October sent a report to state legislatorssummarizing recent scientific findings on health implications of turbines The council didn’t conduct any research itself but looked at what others had found between 2011 and 2014 The panel concluded that some people living near turbines “may experience annoyance and a small fraction report sleep disturbance” due to turbine noise Some people also report increased stress the council said and stress and sleep disturbance may be related to chronic health conditions The council also found that people who have negative feelings about wind energy are more likely to report health problems A majority of people living near turbines “do not report stress sleep deprivation or chronic adverse health effects attributed to wind turbines” the council wrote The council recommended no changes in current state law Get home building tips offers and expert advice in your inbox Top News 22-year-old man was on Tuesday charred to death after fire broke out in the basement of a building which was used for playing snooker in? 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