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Book introduces children to rare discoveries of Indian scientists

February 22, 2021 10:28 am

"They Found What/They Made What", published by Hachette, is written by fantasy and science-fiction author Shweta Taneja. The children's book, done in a unique two-in-one format, will hit the stands on National Science Day -- February 28.

Indian scientists mobilise to counter myths surrounding coronavirus

April 04, 2020 10:14 pm

Under the umbrella of Indian Scientists’ Response to COVID-19 (ISRC), Indian scientists, graphic designers, social scientists, journalists and translators aim to communicate evidence-based scientific understanding to the society in times of uncertainty.

Three scientists from Pune elected as IASc fellows

January 07, 2019 4:11 am

Kanekar’s work involves understanding the formation of the galaxy and its evolution, the interstellar medium along with atomic and molecular spectroscopy, and he is presently an associate professor at NCRA.

Five iconic Indian scientists who made us proud

February 28, 2019 2:12 pm

Learn about these prominent Indian scientists, who made India what it is today.

Astrophysicist Jayant Narlikar Turns 80: ‘Despite excellent work at many labs, a Nobel Prize in science eludes India since 1930’

July 20, 2018 9:17 am

Jayant Narlikar, professor emeritus at the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) and one of the most famous residents of the city, turned 80 on Thursday.

83rd INSA meet: ‘Political polarisation, silence of scientists affecting research and development in India’

December 28, 2017 5:10 am

“Science is under attack, due to the pernicious political landscape, coupled with the practiced scientific model, which is at least a century old and finds no relevance in the 21st century,” said a senior member of the Indian National Science Academy (INSA).

Significant rise in number of Indian scientists returning to country: Govt

December 20, 2017 6:01 pm

"There is a significant increase in the number of Indian scientists returning to work in India during the last five years...the number of Indian scientists returned to India in the last five years (2012-17) stands at 649 as against 243 in the period 2007-12."

Indians are the top Asian researchers in the US: Report

October 06, 2015 7:06 pm

The NCSES report says that immigrant scientists and engineers are more likely to earn post-baccalaureate degrees than their US-born counterparts

‘In India, it’s easy to be depressed if you are a scientist’

February 07, 2015 3:37 am

The biggest block for innovation and research in India is fear of failure.

And now for the brain gain

September 06, 2014 12:29 am

India needs to create the bandwidth to absorb the best of the returnees.