News  /  Published 27.06.22

Birla Industrial and Technological Museum launches its own astronomy club

The Birla Industrial and Technological Museum (BITM) has started its own astronomy club to help students unravel the mysteries of the cosmos and spark their interest in space science. On June 26, the...
By Subhadrika Sen

Science Tech  /  Published 25.06.22

Space telescope images will 'wow'

The James Webb Space Telescope is the largest of its kind. It heralds a new era in infrared technology and astronomy. Here's a look at how infrared works. Scientists are abuzz with anticipation f...
By Deutsche Welle

News  /  Published 03.06.22

Stargazing event at HA Block, Salt Lake, to checkmate superstitions

“I remember an instance when a priest wrapped a cotton cloth around his shoulders and sprinkled kerosene over it. He then walked through a gate of fire. His clothes did not catch fire for three ...
By Showli Chakraborty in Salt Lake

Science Tech  /  Published 12.05.22

First image of black hole revealed

Astronomers on Thursday unveiled the first image of the supermassive black hole at the centre of our own Milky Way galaxy. The finding, published in The Astrophysical Journal Letters, provides overwh...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Berlin

News  /  Published 23.04.22

Double celestial events to elude Kolkata this May

A partial solar eclipse and a total lunar eclipse will take place, at the end of this month and the middle of the next, respectively.  Kolkatans will miss both the eclipses. Debiprosad Duari, f...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata


News  /  Published 28.03.22

IIT Roorkee And ARIES host Astronomical Society of India’s 40th meeting

The inaugural event was graced by K Vijay Raghavan, principal scientific advisor. Raghavan, a Padma Shri awardee, is a distinguished professor in the field of developmental genetics and former directo...
By Our Correspondent

Science Tech  /  Published 28.03.22

Marcia J. Rieke on James Webb Space Telescope and more

Is that what brought you to MIT from Midland, Michigan? When I went to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, I thought I would become an astronaut. So I started out majoring in aeronautical engi...
By Mark A Stein

News  /  Published 06.03.22

IIT Roorkee and ARIES to collaborate and exchange knowledge

Partnership to bring researchers of the two institutes closer to jointly address interesting scientific and engineering problems...

News  /  Published 31.01.22

Tony, my teacher who played a key role in discovery of pulsars

Nobel Laureate, Professor Antony Hewish FRS, Honorary Fellow of Gonville Caius College, Cambridge had died on September 13, 2021. He was 97. He took admission in Cambridge as an undergraduate in...
By Bikash Sinha

News  /  Published 23.01.22

Professor Tarun Souradeep is the new director of Raman Research Institute

The new director’s area of expertise is Cosmology and Gravitational Wave Physics and Astronomy...
By Our Correspondent


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