Monday, March 17, 2008


Frog in well syndrome:
A situation of individual who cannot or refuses to see the big picture because of being sheltered and closed minded. A frog that was born and has been living in well is very happy and satisfied, and does not want to see outside and does not know beauty and comfort of the outside world.

Boiling frog syndrome:
Situation of the people that they will not be aware of gradual change as long as they do not suffer a catastrophic loss. A frog can be boiled alive if the water is heated slowly enough. It is said that if a frog is placed in boiling water, it will jump out, but if it is placed in cold water that is slowly heated, it will never jump out.

Dancing frog syndrome:
A problem that occurs on a computer that will not reappear while anyone else is watching and
something that happens only when you are watching. If you try to show somebody else, it doesn't happen. This is derived from a cartoon in which a man discovers a frog which can sing and dance and thinks he can make fortune by showcasing it but does not perform before others.

Princess and frog syndrome: Condition that everyone has some power inside that is not released until kissed or nurtured by someone. There was a princess who reluctantly befriended a frog and kissed it, which made it magically transforms into a handsome prince.


Friday, March 7, 2008

Age of sun and other information

It is not possible to determine the age of single star. It is done by comparing with other stars in the same galaxy. Stages in life of star are Gas cloud, Proto-star, Stable star, Red gaint, Planetary Nebula and Remnant. Sun is 4.5 billion years old, and will last for another 4 billion years in the present form of star.

Sun is 150 million km away from earth, and is as bright as 4 trillion trillion 100 watt light bulbs. Sun is full of gas and rotates in 26 to 30 days depends on the position of gases. Sun is 20 times hotter than earth.

Solar Facts
How old is sun now?