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Black Holes
Science Tech  /  Published 14.05.22

Black hole: How we captured the image

Black holes are among the most profound predictions of Einstein's theory of general relativity. Originally studied as a mere mathematical consequence of the theory rather than as physically releva...
By Derek Ward-Thompson in Preston (UK)

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

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

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

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

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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...
By The Telegraph

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

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

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...
By New York Times News Service


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