Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022

Jayant Narlikar


Explained: What it means to have Jayant Narlikar as chair of Marathi Sahitya Sammelan

January 27, 2021 8:24 am

The importance of Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sahitya Sammelan in the Marathi literary world, and what it means to have world-renowned scientist Jayant Narlikar as its chair.

Mumbai Confidential: A Dash of Science

January 24, 2021 9:07 pm

For the upcoming summit in March, the convention has unanimously voted world renowned astrophysicist, researcher and author Dr Jayant Narlikar, a Padma Bhushan awardee and a winner of several global accolades, as the president.

Astrophysicist Jayant Narlikar writes to President on intolerance

November 05, 2015 2:55 am

Narlikar has also expressed concern at the “present state of intolerance of freedom of expression”, but said he does not agree that returning the award would serve any purpose.

Kokrajhar,Chirang DCs shunted out,toll up to 58

July 30, 2012 3:57 am

The sub-divisional officers of Gossaigaon and Bilasipara sub-divisions had been also replaced,he said.

Shimla variety to test why Newton’s tree withered away

March 09, 2012 3:57 am

An apple tree,grafted from the descendant of the orginal Isaac Newton tree at Cambridge,that had a place of pride at the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics for many years,has been replaced with a tree from Shimla.

‘No astronomical evidence to prove world will end on Dec 21’

February 29, 2012 1:00 am

“If someone asks you whether the world is going to end in December this year,ask him to bet on it. Tell him to pay you Rs 1,000 if the world doesn’t end,and if it does,you will pay him the money,” said scientist Jayant Narlikar on Tuesday at an open house at Chandrashekar auditorium at Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Dilip Kumar,Murli Manohar Joshi to get SIES National Eminence Award

December 06, 2011 12:00 am

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar,BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi,noted astrophysicist Jayant Narlikar and Sanskrit scholar Mohammad Hanif Khan Shastri will be conferred with the 14th SIES Sri Chandrasekarendra Saraswati National Eminence Award on December 9 at the Shanmukhananda Hall.

‘Big Bang theory says the universe came into existence some 13-14 billion years ago. We don’t agree’

October 16, 2011 1:31 am

Jayant Narlikar,founder-director and now emeritus professor at the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics in Pune,is internationally known for his work in cosmology,in championing models alternative to the popularly believed Big Bang model. This Idea Exchange at Loksatta ,Pune,was moderated by Executive Editor Girish Kuber

Scientists gather proof against Big Bang in older stars

March 02, 2011 12:07 am

A group of four astrophysicists from Pune,Europe and Australia,is banking on a group of stars just beyond our Milky Way galaxy to stregthen their arguments against the Big Bang theory.