November 29, 2020

Ice hides memories of past climate!!!!

Almost all the elements in the universe are composed of atom siblings though are chemically equivalent but have slightly different weight. Every Atom is composed of equal number of electrons and protons to make it electrically neutral and stable. There are also neutrons which are electrically neutral but have weight almost equal to the proton. Protons and neutrons reside in the centre of atom and called jointly nucleus. This is due to the different numbers of neutrons in these atoms. More the neutrons more shall be the weight of the isotope. Oxygen has two prominent isotopes. The lighter one contains… Read More »Ice hides memories of past climate!!!!

Rare Foods Series : Ash Yogurt 

Some communities of West Poker County of Kenya make this Yogurt. They add the ash of Cromwo tree known in local dialect as “Mala ya Kienyeji” or “Kamabele Kambo. The ash acts as a disinfectant and gives Yogurt a unique aromatic taste and bright Grey color. Yogurt for men is made from Cow’s (crosses between local breeds and zebù) and for women and children is made from local galla goat’s milk which is rich in nutrients. Raw milk is collected in a calabash, a traditional container made from pumpkin and gourd varieties, and let stand for at least three days.… Read More »Rare Foods Series : Ash Yogurt