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Thursday, October 28, 2021



DoT considering spectrum swapping to save GMRT from Reliance Jio’s signal interference

September 28, 2021 12:30 am

Department assures protection to GMRT but final decision pending for three year

DoT’s faulty spectrum allocation to Reliance Jio hampers data quality from largest radio telescope, say scientists

August 27, 2021 10:58 am

Located 80 km from Pune, the GMRT is an array of 30 parabolic dishes — each of which is 45 metres in diameter.

GMRT and Chandra X-Ray telescope help capture dying phase of an active galaxy

July 30, 2021 12:34 pm

Till date, very few remnant radio galaxies have been known. This detection, confirmed by TIFR-National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA), was made possible mainly using uGMRT, whose observations were combined with those of Chandra X-Ray Telescope.

Pune's GMRT only third Indian facility to be awarded IEEE milestone

March 30, 2021 11:04 pm

This is only the third time an Indian facility has recieved this milestone, after J C Bose's demonstration of generation and reception of radio waves in 1895 and the discovery of the Raman Effect by C V Raman in 1928.

Govind Swarup Memorial: 'Govind Swarup a dreamer, visionary and driver of innovation'

March 24, 2021 1:14 am

Ekers was speaking on 'How innovation has driven science of radio astronomy' at the first Prof Govind Swarup Memorial lecture, organised virtually by TIFR - National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA), on Tuesday.

Pune’s GMRT third country-based facility to bag IEEE milestone

November 28, 2020 11:04 am

Operated by the TIFR – National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA), the GMRT was the brainchild of late Govind Swarup.

3 lakh light years away, dying radio galaxy detected with help of GMRT

June 26, 2020 10:12 am

The discovery was conclusive with the help of archival data stored at Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT), which is operated by the TIFR-National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA), Pune.

Signals captured by GMRT help detect neutron star collisions

December 21, 2017 9:34 am

For the first time, both gravitational and electromagnetic waves were simultaneously detected, says NCRA scientist

Dying, giant radio galaxy catches astronomers’ attention

November 08, 2015 5:25 am

According to experts, while radio galaxies with size less than a million light years are common, giant radio galaxies are rare at large cosmic distances.

‘10 per cent TIFR-GMRT Sky Survey results uploaded on website’

December 07, 2013 3:19 am

This was announced by Dr Ishwara Chandra,Scientist,National Centre for Radio Astrophysics,at a press meet on Friday.