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Wednesday, October 27, 2021



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.

Physics makes kids smarter and triggers new areas of the brain

January 16, 2019 11:21 am

A teacher's worst nightmare is answering the dreaded question, "Why are we learning all this? What is the use?" from their students. The answer is evinced in the study of physics through innovative experiments that reproduce real world phenomena.

Meet the 2018 Nobel physics prize laureates

October 03, 2018 12:20 am

Scientists from the United States, Canada and France won the Nobel Prize in physics for revolutionizing the use of lasers in research, finding ways to make them deliver more powerful flashes of light and even to act like tiny tweezers.

Young children use physics to learn about tools

February 24, 2018 5:25 pm

According to researchers, children begin to emphasise information about physics over information about previous rewards from as young as seven years of age, even when these two types of information are in direct conflict.

Australian experiment confirms quantum theory weirdness

June 02, 2015 2:04 pm

Common sense says the object is either wave-like or particle-like, independent of how we measure it.

Nobel Prize for physics goes to inventors of low-energy LED light

October 10, 2014 4:39 pm

Japanese scientists Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano and American Shuji Nakamura won the 2014 Nobel Prize...

Discovery of Higgs boson made physics boring: Stephen Hawking

November 13, 2013 5:09 pm

Stephen Hawking believes,'Physics would be far more interesting if it had not been found.'

Badal flags off mobile labs for schoolchildren

April 08, 2014 4:16 pm

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday flagged off the first-of-its-kind mobile laboratory that will tour the state’s rural areas and impart lessons on computers,physics and chemistry