Saturday, Nov 26, 2022



IIT-Jodhpur introduces two new four year BSc programmes; check details

September 22, 2022 9:16 am

One of the key features of this programme’s curriculum is the flexibility of opting different specialisations. The courses are designed with respect to the interdisciplinary approach mentioned in the National Education Policy 2020.

5 things you need to know about the Large Hadron Collider

July 06, 2022 9:27 pm

As CERN's Large Hadron Collider gears up to work at previously unprecedented energy levels, here are 5 things you need to know about the massive and complex machine.

Experts hail big step forward in fusion technology in UK

February 10, 2022 7:03 am

European scientists have taken a significant step closer to mastering a technology that could allow them to one day harness nuclear fusion, providing a clean and almost limitless source of energy.

Punjab: Physics professor gets project worth 5.78 cr

January 30, 2022 2:03 am

Under this project, Dr Lokesh will be working in the International Collaborations - Solenoidal Tracker At RHIC (STAR) at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), USA and A Large Ion Collider Experiment (ALICE) at CERN (European Council for Nuclear Research), Switzerland.

Researchers achieve milestone on path toward nuclear fusion energy

January 27, 2022 3:55 pm

Unlike burning fossil fuels or the fission process of existing nuclear power plants, fusion offers the prospect of abundant energy without pollution, radioactive waste or greenhouse gases.

Can Marvel Studios’ Multiverse really exist? A physicist explains

December 26, 2021 3:06 pm

In a chat with The Indian Express, Dr. Kinjalk Lochan, Assistant Professor of Physics at IISER Mohali, explains string theory, Copernican principle and the multiverse concept.

How do you see inside a volcano? Try a storm of cosmic particles

November 15, 2021 6:49 pm

One day, volcanic muography could become the “ultimate detection system for magma,” said Giovanni Leone, a geophysicist at the University of Atacama in Chile and the study’s lead author.

Steven Weinberg, groundbreaking Nobelist in physics, dies at 88

July 26, 2021 4:59 pm

Weinberg, Dr. Abdus Salam and Dr. Sheldon Lee Glashow were jointly awarded the 1979 Nobel Prize “for their contributions to the theory of the unified weak and electromagnetic interaction between elementary particles.”

Explained: Nobel for black hole physics

October 08, 2020 7:26 am

Roger Penrose, 89, bags long overdue Prize for proving black holes exist. He shares it with Andrea Ghez and Reinhold Genzel, who established there is a massive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way

Scientists have finally been able to record what atoms do when they collide

February 22, 2020 7:56 pm

The study which took place, took rubidium variety of atoms, which bond to form molecules of dirubidium. Till this, the project was a bit easy, but to model how the changes take place is the challenge.