February 24, 2013
Earlier this week, Chowdiah Memorial Hall turned into a racing track of sorts. A miniature affair, young engineers and engineering students were seen displaying their robotic cars and adding finis...
December 18, 2012
Using a groundbreaking new robotic arm, a 52-year-old woman paralysed from the neck down has been able to feed herself, and even give a high-five to doctors, with the help of electrodes implanted...
December 8, 2012
Noted geophysicist and Visiting Professor at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography [SIO] in California, USA, Devendra Lal, has passed away. He was 83.
An obituary notice on the website...
November 12, 2012
Researchers have developed first synthetic skin that is both sensitive to touch and capable of healing itself quickly and repeatedly at room temperature.
The finding could lead to smarter...
October 9, 2012
A French-American duo shared the 2012 Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for inventing methods to observe the bizarre properties of the quantum world — research that has led to the construction of...
August 26, 2012
One of the earliest exponents of the theory was born here
August 10, 2012
When physicists at CERN reported on July 4 that they had discovered a new particle resembling the long-sought Higgs boson, it prompted a worldwide celebration of pride and mystification.
July 25, 2012
A hobby class takes children step by step through the basic concepts of applied science
July 16, 2012
Rajivalochan Subramaniam found that his real goal actually lay in high energy physics. Here's how he found it.
July 14, 2012
‘I never thought I would end up at the Mecca of particle physics.’ Archana Sharma, the only Indian scientist in the Higgs Boson team, talks about her journey to CERN.
January 24, 2013
CERN doesn't only house the world's most energetic particle collider but also the unique experiments necessary to study antiparticles. By summer 2014, one such experiment will attempt to produce a beam of anti-hydrogen for study.
December 11, 2012
British theoretical physicist says he will spend world’s most lucrative science prize, set up by a Russian billionaire, on a holiday home and his autistic grandson »
November 28, 2012
Mobile touch screen
How do mobile touch screens work?
RAM POOJAN CHAURASIA
Sultanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Mobile phones may use two types of input devic...
October 9, 2012
Recent winners of the Nobel Prize in physics, and their research, according to the Nobel Foundation: 2012: Serge Haroche of France and David Wineland of the U.S. for “for ground-breaking...
September 4, 2012
Rolf Heuer, director general of the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) said here on Monday that he believed that Satyendra Nath Bose, the physicist in honour of whom a family of par...
August 23, 2012
Renowned astronomer and Nobel laureate Brian P. Schmidt predicted a “dark” future for the universe which he says will eventually fade away throwing astronomers out of work.
August 9, 2012
The new oxidant has “significant capacity” to oxidise sulphur dioxide
July 19, 2012
Not so long ago I was skiiing down a slope in France, wearing a pair of ski goggles which, when I looked down and to my right, showed me my precise location, how fast I was going, where the ski ru...
July 16, 2012
From the first collisions in March 2010 till two weeks before the Higgs boson announcement, Chennai-lad Rajivalochan Subramaniam was right there at the heart of the experiments. Here, he...
July 9, 2012
Israel may be a small country, but it has produced ten Nobel Laureates, of which four are for Chemistry. Nobel Laureate Dan Shechtman won the Nobel Prize last year for chemistry for his discovery...