Learning Centre
  • You Make Us Proud!

    Hyderabad: Ali Abdul Karim Samoo, an O level student, is currently in the United States attending the Kennedy–Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Programme, funded by the US State Department.
  • Delphi & Delta’14: A Mega Event at Beaconhouse AITC

    Lahore: BSS Senior School AITC achieved a major milestone in the form of Delphi and Delta’14.
  • USEFP’s Got Talent

    Islamabad: The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) celebrated their 15th International Education Week with much fanfare.
  • The Panorama II

    Karachi: The Media Society at BCCD, Shutter-B Studios conducted a photography competition on November 22, 2014.
  • South Defeats Centre

    Karachi: The final of the Beaconhouse Inter-region Cricket tournament for O Level Boys was played between the hosts, Southern Region and the Central Region on November 26, 2014 at The Moin Khan Academy in DHA Phase 8, Karachi.
World Watch
New Examination of Trans-Neptunian

Long before Pluto’s existence was deduced, astronomers scoured the outer solar system in search of another large planet, which, they believed, would explain many peculiarities surrounding the outermost planet and beyond. These peculiarities mostly center on the strange distribution of objects in the Kuiper belt — the cold, icy region between Neptune and the Oort Cloud — and how their orbits are more eccentric than expected Both oddities seem to suggest a planet lurks in the shadows, so large, it has an effect on distribution of rocky objects, and the orbit of each of them. It’s certainly not a new idea. In fact, this is just one of several iterations of the ‘missing planet’ hypothesis. Others postulate that instead of a hidden planet, one was flung from our solar system early on, before it settled into its final configuration (another hypothesizes that the Sun has a low-mass companion somewhere). All however, remain speculative since no true observational evidence has surface.

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“It is easy to take liberty for granted, when you have never had it taken from you.”
M Grundler

“Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.”
Napoleon Bonaparte

“It is only when the mind and character slumber that the dress can be seen.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.”
Mark Twain
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Feeling tired in the morning? Add a dash of cinnamon to your morning tea or coffee to feel fresh and alert all day long.