• Seven defining S&T contributions that have impacted every Indian

    Seven defining S&T contributions that have impacted every Indian

    New Delhi (ISW) - As India completes 70 years of its independence, it is time to introspect at the contribution of science and technology to national development. Several scientific and technological developments have touched the lives of common peop...

    2017-08-14 13:44:55.0
  • IISc scientists discover elusive material for topological insulators

    IISc scientists discover elusive material for topological insulators

    Topological insulators are a class of fascinating materials that have a unique property -when current is passed through them, the interior of the material acts like an insulator, while the surface acts like a conductor. With potential uses in quantum...

    2017-08-09 10:29:08.0
  • Scientists solve the mystery of Sun

    Scientists solve the mystery of Sun's hot atmosphere

    The elemental composition of the Sun's hot atmosphere known as the 'corona' is strongly linked to the 11-year solar magnetic activity cycle, a team of scientists from University College of London (UGL), George Mason University and Naval Research Labo...

    2017-08-06 05:45:07.0
  • World

    World's smallest neutrino detector is just the size of a coffee-maker

    Washington (ISJ) - In 1974, a Fermilab physicist predicted a new way for ghostly particles called neutrinos to interact with matter. More than four decades later, a University of Chicago (UChicago)-led team of physicists built the world's smallest ne...

    2017-08-06 04:31:11.0
  • CERN

    CERN's ALPHA experiment explores the secrets of antimatter

    Geneva - The ALPHA experiment at CERN's Antiproton Decelerator has reportedd the first observation of the hyperfine structure of antihydrogen, the antimatter counterpart of hydrogen. These findings point the way to ever more detailed analyses of the ...

    2017-08-03 13:17:41.0
  • TN deploying artificial reefs to save sinking islands

    TN deploying artificial reefs to save sinking islands

    Chennai - India is amongst the 16 countries at 'extreme risk' of global warming and some of its islands could disappear with the sea level rise in the times to come. But Tamil Nadu has hit upon a novel idea to protect vulnerable islands on its coast ...

    2017-08-03 12:38:13.0
  • German scientists develop self-disposing supramolecular materials with a time switch

    German scientists develop self-disposing supramolecular materials with a time switch

    Applications range from drug delivery to garbage recycling Berlin (ISJ) - Materials that assemble themselves and then simply disappear at the end of their lifetime are quite common in nature. Researchers at the Technical University Munich (T...

    2017-08-02 12:49:27.0
  • Hiroshima isotopes help solve Himalayan quake puzzle

    Hiroshima isotopes help solve Himalayan quake puzzle

    Dehradun - Indian geologists have unlocked the mystery surrounding the 1950 Assam-Tibet earthquake - the biggest to rock the Himalayas so far with a magnitude of 8.6 on the Richter scale. The quake, which rocked Assam and Tibetan region on August 15...

    2017-08-01 14:23:42.0
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