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China begins building highest altitude telescopes in Tibet

China begins building highest altitude telescopes in Tibet

China has started construction of the world’s highest altitude gravitational wave telescopes in a Tibet prefecture close to Line of Actual Control with India to detect faintest echoes resonating from Universe, which may reveal more about the Big Bang theory. The project will cost USD 18.8 million and the construction of the first telescope, code-named […]

Mesentery: A new organ discovered inside human body

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Mesentery: A new organ discovered inside human body

The human body is the royal place of Mystery. Even thousands of thousand books are not enough to publish the research on the single organ. You might think the scientist would have charted every aspect of our body by now at least organs. But no, they haven’t. There are still remaining some uncharted territories in […]

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The end of stealth? New Chinese radar capable of detecting ‘invisible’ targets 100km away

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The end of stealth? New Chinese radar capable of detecting ‘invisible’ targets 100km away

A top Chinese military technology company shocked physicists around the world this week when it announced it had developed a new form of radar able to detect stealth planes 100km away. A B-2 Stealth Bomber pulls up on the runway after landing at the Palmdale Aircraft Integration Center of Excellence in Palmdale, California. The breakthrough […]

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Vera Rubin dead: Pioneering astronomer who helped find powerful evidence of dark matter dies age 88

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Vera Rubin dead: Pioneering astronomer who helped find powerful evidence of dark matter dies age 88

London(Independent): Vera Rubin, a pioneering astronomer who helped find powerful evidence of dark matter, has died, her son has confirmed. She was 88.  Allan Rubin, a professor of geosciences at Princeton University, said his mother died Sunday night of natural causes. He said the Philadelphia native had been living in the Princeton area.  Vera Rubin found […]

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Never Used 10+ Gadgets Can Prove We’re Living In The Future

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Never Used 10+ Gadgets Can Prove We’re Living In The Future

Remember all the science-fiction movies you used to watch when you were a kid, dreaming of better, shinier days? Everybody wore advanced clothing that kept them warm and dry in any situation, and they carried around gadgets that did just about anything the plot required of them at that moment. For many of us, those […]

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Indian Scientists Have Found A Connection Between Mona Lisa, Lord Shiva And Scarlett Johansson

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Indian Scientists Have Found A Connection Between Mona Lisa, Lord Shiva And Scarlett Johansson

Two physicists Vijay Singh and Praveen Pathak from the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education in Mumbai have found out that Lord Shiva and Leonardo da Vinci’s artwork, including the Mona Lisa, have one thing in common — the Golden Ratio. According to a report in The Times of India, the two scientists have found […]

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Planet Nine may be behind curious tilt of Sun: study

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Planet Nine may be behind curious tilt of Sun: study

Planet Nine — the undiscovered planet at the edge of the solar system — may be responsible for the unusual tilt of the Sun, according to a new study. The large and distant planet that was predicted to exist in January this year may be adding a wobble to the solar system, giving the appearance […]

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Scientists produce electricity from water without using energy

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Scientists produce electricity from water without using energy

In a major breakthrough, scientists at Delhi’s National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have developed a novel way of producing electricity from water at room temperature without using any power or chemicals. A team led by Dr. R.K. Kotnala used nanoporous magnesium ferrite to split water into hydronium (H3O) and hydroxide (OH) ions and used silver and […]

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Nobel Prize in Medicine awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi

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Nobel Prize in Medicine awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi

The 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi “for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy.” The professor is currently at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Announcing the Prize in Stockholm, the Nobel Committee said in a statement that the cell biologist “discovered and elucidated mechanisms underlying autophagy, a fundamental […]

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Two IIT alumni get MacArthur Fellowships for 2016

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Two IIT alumni get MacArthur Fellowships for 2016

Two alumni of the IITs have been given the ‘Genius Grant’ this year. The John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation has announced the names of its ‘Class of 2016’ which consist of twenty-three exceptionally creative people. Among the recipients of the fellowship — dubbed the “genius grant” — are Subhash Khot, now at New […]

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