Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023



Pune-based scientists in global team that reported barbell-shaped giant radio galaxy

November 11, 2022 8:47 am

This galaxy exhibits a number of interesting features including a prominent kink and twist in the jets and diffuse relic lobes.

Sky watchers to get a glimpse of partial solar eclipse today

October 25, 2022 8:11 am

In Pune, multiple research institutions and amateur groups are hosting events and have invited the general public, especially students, to view the solar spectacle.

‘Growing number of satellites are threat to ground-based telescopes'

February 28, 2022 7:15 am

“The ground-based telescopes will not be obsolete. But the growing number of satellites in the name of space tourism is space vandalism and could affect (data obtained) ground-based telescopes,” said Somak Raychaudhury, Director of Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics.

IUCAA to host international office to promote and formalise astronomy education in India

February 02, 2022 11:22 pm

According to a recent announcement, the Pune-based Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) and TIFR-Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE) will together spearhead activities of this office, which became operational at IUCAA on Wednesday.

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.