Achievements of Science
The present age is the age of science. Science has influenced every walk of life. Today man cannot live even for a while without the use of one or the other of its inventions. Science has provided us with all possible comforts and has increased our happiness. Let us here discuss some of the most important of its wonders. Science has provided us with swift means of communication. The simple villagers still consider the railways as the work of gods. The railways have removed all those dangers and difficulties that man had to face during a journey in the past. By the steamship man has acquired complete mastery over the wild oceans. In the aero plane, he can fly like birds. One can now take lunch in Delhi and dinner in Bombay, or Calcutta. The globe has shrunk and the world has become a small place. Science has conquered time and space. Still more wonderful is the invention of the wireless. It is now possible to talk a person at a distance of thousands of kilometers. Through the radio we can enjoy songs, dialogues, stories, etc. we can listen to news from every corner of the world. We have not to go anywhere; we have simply to turn on the switch of our radio. Through the television we can also see the face of the singer or the speaker. The wireless has proved a great blessing for mankind and is serving humanity in various ways. Science has invented many wonderful machines. There is a machine for every purpose of life. Cranes can lift heavy weights. Tractors can plough fields, sow seeds and reap crops. Machines can cook our food and serve it for us. There is a machine for every purpose of life. In short, machines have lessened human drudgery and added to our comfort and happiness. Electricity is another wonder of science. It has turned night into day. In the winter it heats our rooms and in the summer it cools them. It moves our fans and other machines. Our cinema, radio, and T.V. sets are all worked by it. Even trains are now running by it....
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