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The year ahead in space

Published on 16-Jan-2018

Michael Roston lists some important astronomical and space events that will mark this year

Assessing the performance of photovoltaic modules

Published on 16-Jan-2018
In a recent study, researchers observed that the rooftop installations degrade faster than those in large power plants.

In a first of its kind study in India, scientists from...

Science Snippets - Jan 9

Published on 08-Jan-2018
A new study reveals a potential threat lurking if increasing use of nanoparticles like Zinc Oxide nanoparticles is not addressed soon.

Snippets of Science

Looming danger of space debris

Published on 08-Jan-2018
Many large spacecrafts have been brought down into a region in the South Pacific called the 'oceanic pole of inaccessibility'. REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE

The danger of space debris is growing as the space is getting more crowded, writes C Sivaram, as he throws light on some of the...

How rocket rumbles can give volcanic insights

Published on 08-Jan-2018
Researchers are studying rockets to fine-tune the algorithms used to interpret what is happening in an eruption. PHOTO CREDIT: AFP PHOTO/LANA PRIATNA

Comparing the different types of rocket rumblings could yield new insights into how volcanoes erupt, writes Jonathan Amos...

When archaeology meets particle physics

Published on 01-Jan-2018
An illustration of a hidden internal structure in the Great Pyramid, the largest pyramid in Giza. PHOTO CREDIT: ScanPyramids mission

Scientists have found, but not yet examined, a mysterious...

Snippets - January 2

Published on 01-Jan-2018
A research team has introduced the Hybrid-Solid Electrolysis Cell system with highest reported electrochemical performance in hydrogen production.

Snippets of Science development

Artisanal proteins for your body

Published on 01-Jan-2018
With the help of crowdsourced data, the scientists figured out how to choose the building blocks required to create a protein thatwill take on the shape they want. Photo Credit: John Hersey/NYT

MOLECULAR PUZZLE The human body makes tens of thousands of cellular...

The year in science

Published on 26-Dec-2017
Helium chemical element. Sign with atomic number and atomic weight. Chemical element of periodic table. Molecule And Communication Background. Connected lines with dots.

The year 2017 saw some tremendous breakthroughs in science. From genetic engineering, to quantum computing, to anthropology and climate science, some discoveries have left us...

How layers in a latte form

Published on 26-Dec-2017
Handout photos showing espresso poured into heated milk, and how layers of the two liquids form and separate over time. Researchers at Princeton University observed a phenomenon called double-diffusive convection, which creates different density layers in the liquids. Nan Xue, Sepideh Khodaparast and Howard A. Stone via The New York Times

Any good barista will tell you that if you want to make a nice latte you pour milk into the espresso - not the other...

Photo Gallery
Two peacocks in a mid-flight at the Rastrapati Bhawan in New Delhi...

Two peacocks in a mid-flight at the Rastrapati Bhawan in New Delhi...

Former Telecom Minister A Raja addresses the gathering at his book launch 'The 2G Saga...

Former Telecom Minister A Raja addresses the gathering at his book launch 'The 2G Saga...

Police personnel stand guard near the premises of Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya...

Police personnel stand guard near the premises of Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya...

STF personnel recover gold after a raid which resulted in arrest of most wanted criminal Subodh...

STF personnel recover gold after a raid which resulted in arrest of most wanted criminal Subodh...

Former Miss Earth Nicole Faria addresses the event for felicitation of 112 women achievers...

Former Miss Earth Nicole Faria addresses the event for felicitation of 112 women achievers...

Bollywood actor Aishwarya Rai at an event to recognise 112 women achievers, to be honoured...

Bollywood actor Aishwarya Rai at an event to recognise 112 women achievers, to be honoured...

A farmer burns the residue of her sugarcane crop at her farm on a cold foggy morning...

A farmer burns the residue of her sugarcane crop at her farm on a cold foggy morning...

Kite-enthusiasts display a kite with an image of Kulbhushan Jadhav during International Kite...

Kite-enthusiasts display a kite with an image of Kulbhushan Jadhav during International Kite...

Honey bees visit a flower near Vijay Chowk area in New Delhi...

Honey bees visit a flower near Vijay Chowk area in New Delhi...

A squirrel eats corn grains on a cold winter morning in Bhopal ...

A squirrel eats corn grains on a cold winter morning in Bhopal ...

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