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Black Holes
Science Tech  /  Published 16.11.20

All about black holes

Albert Einstein was taken aback when German physicist Karl Schwarzschild solved Einstein’s equation within two months of its publication in 1915. The general gravitational equation, which descr...
By Sandip Chakrabarti in

Opinion  /  Published 16.11.20

For Penrose, a big bang forever

I have known Roger Penrose closely for quite some time. He has been visiting Calcutta for more than 25 years. His involvement with Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity is intense; his ...
By Bikash Sinha in

Opinion  /  Published 17.10.20

Vivid picture: Declan Walsh's book on Pakistan

On the line to Cairo, I talk to Declan Walsh about his very engaging new book, The Nine Lives of Pakistan: Dispatches from a Divided Nation, which gives readers “a sense of being there&rdqu...
By Amit Roy in

India  /  Published 07.10.20

Nobel: link to a Calcutta physicist

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By Somak Raychaudhury in Pune

Science  /  Published 31.05.20

Hurricanes pick up speed

Hurricanes pick up speedIn almost every region of the world where hurricanes form, their maximum sustained winds are getting stronger. Scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...
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Opinion  /  Published 15.04.19

Katie Bouman's role in the black hole image

There's a lot of news going on about the 'black hole girl' right now, and how she's being given too much credit for her role in the historic first image of a black hole. Because this is too important,...
By Misty Boyer in

Science  /  Published 14.04.19

The Dark Knight

Black holes got even the great Albert Einstein rattled. The physicist was stumped when his equations predicted the existence of singularity in the densest objects in the universe. Singularity in physi...
By Aswin Sekhar in

Science  /  Published 31.03.19

The grand design

Is Albert Einstein finally dead? Yes. The old sage took his last breath and muttered his last indecipherable words, in German, on April 18, 1955. But lately he has been dying a second death, if one be...
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Science  /  Published 11.04.19

Jagadish Chandra Bose's contribution in the black hole feat

Astronomers on Wednesday released the first images ever of a black hole, an object with such strong gravity that not even light can escape it, portrayed countless times by imaginative artists but neve...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Science  /  Published 29.12.19

Science stories that shaped 2019

This was the year of quantum physics, which redefined the kilogram and the computer. It was also the year of teamwork. Hundreds of scientists across the globe worked together to do the seemingly impos...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in


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