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IUCAA research scholar dies after losing balance and falling during descent from Jivdhan hill fortress

August 04, 2021 10:27 pm

Pune Rural Police have identified the deceased as Ruchika Seth, who was from Delhi and had recently completed her doctoral research at the Pune-based Inter University Centre of Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Venus, Mars and Moon to come closest next week

July 09, 2021 9:09 am

Easily visible with the naked eye and observable only from earth, conjunction occurs when two planets appear to have come close even though they remain far away from one another.

Pune: IUCAA team performs major role, search for anisotropies in the gravitational-wave backgrounds

March 18, 2021 11:44 am

Because of the current sensitivity of detectors, researchers said they were not able to individually detect each weak, far-away merger signal.

National Science Day: Talks, virtual lab tours, screenings mark celebrations

February 28, 2021 11:11 pm

During the “Ask the Scientist” session, a student from Solapur asked eminent cosmologist Jayant Narlikar, “Why are viruses pseudo living organisms, and could life have originated from them?”

Pune: IUCAA aims to bring together schools virtually to celebrate National Science Day

February 20, 2021 7:31 pm

IUCAA SciPOP invited schools from all over India to motivate their students in understanding and explaining science around them in their mother tongue or regional languages.

Arabinda Mitra: ‘Pune has potential to solve national and international issues’

October 02, 2020 10:36 pm

PKC, which has been set up to create a common platform facilitating healthy interaction between researchers, R&D and industries in Pune, was approved by the Union government in August.

Prof Sanjeev Dhurandhar elected APS Fellow for his contribution to physics

September 30, 2020 12:53 pm

It is a rare international honour, especially for scientists working in India, read a statement issued on Tuesday by IUCAA.

Had no doubt that Abhijit Banerjee would get Nobel Prize, says friend and IUCAA director

October 15, 2019 9:16 am

Talking to The Indian Express, Raychaudhury said, Banerjee was a kind of person who would have been at the top regardless of whichever subject he had taken.

Pune: Through only touch, a journey all the way to Venus

March 01, 2019 7:22 am

Manufactured thousands of miles away in South Africa, a 3D-printed yellowish-brown model of planet Venus was among the handful of tactile objects — globes, maps, grids and a dome — that were introduced for the first time at the IUCAA.

Gravitational wave detector to be built in India by 2025

December 21, 2017 9:08 pm

A LIGO detector, capable of detecting gravitational waves, will soon be constructed in India, and will be run by a consortium, including the IITs and the Inter-University Centre of Astronomy and Astrophysics.