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Stephen Hawking
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

World  /  Published 22.10.18

On sale: Hawking’s wheelchair, thesis, Simpsons script

Stephen Hawking was a cosmic visionary, a figure of inspiration and a global celebrity. His unique status is reflected in an upcoming auction of some of the late physicist’s possessions. It includes...
By AP

Education  /  Published 12.03.19

I spy with my little AI

Space is vast and peppered with galaxies, stars, planets, black holes and other celestial bodies. And while there are telescopes, both on earth and in deep space, taking constant readings of these and...
By Madhura Banerjee

West Bengal  /  Published 30.01.20

This month, that year

Local 2011: Central Park’s Banabitan opens a play area section for children on January 17. Situated next to the Netaji statue and opposite FE Block, the section has sprawling lawns, huge trees and s...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 25.10.18

Hawking's posthumous book wins acclaim

Sir — A new book by Stephen Hawking, Brief Answers to the Big Questions, has been published posthumously. It has quickly garnered much appreciation. The book touches upon some controversial issues, ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 17.03.19

It brings home the bacon — but is it art?

Sir — Pigcasso, a sow rescued from an abattoir in South Africa as a piglet, is apparently an artist. Armed with a brush and paint, she scribbles paintings that fetch up to $4,000. Pigs, like elephan...
By The Telegraph

World  /  Published 15.10.18

Hawking's children announce new book

A new book by the astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, called Brief Answers to the Big Questions, is being published posthumously, his children Tim and Lucy Hawking announced on Monday at a global news con...
By Amit Roy in London


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