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Kerala amateur scientist's escape shute impresses BARC

A escape system developed by 60-year-old amateur Kerala scientist M.C.David has impressed a team of the Mumbai-headquartered Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC).

Kerala scientist creates fire emergency escape system

M.C. David, an amateur scientist in Kerala, has developed an innovative escape system for high-rise buildings in case of fire or other emergencies, and a team from Mumbai's Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) will come to inspect his invention.

NASA finding bolsters Indian theory on black hole

NASA finding bolsters Indian theory on black hole

Mitra, a distinguished alumnus of Mumbai University, said NASA's observation of giant X-ray flares from black hole can be most naturally explained by this MECO paradigm.

Kalam's death big loss to India and Indian science, say scientists

Indian scientists on Monday mourned the death of former president APJ Abdul Kalam as a big loss to both the scientific community and the country at large.

KKNPP Unit-II likely to go critical by August: BARC

Unit II of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project is in the advanced stage of commissioning and is likely to go critical by August, a top nuclear scientist said here on Saturday.

Cold fusion is real, claim scientists

Cold fusion, a revolutionary source of energy -- discovered 25 years ago but was cold-shouldered by mainstream physicists -- is now staging a comeback thanks to researchers who doggedly pursued the science behind it.

DNA: Bottled water may be harmful to health, BARC study reveals

Drinking packaged water may appear to be good for health but you are wrong. A new research conducted by Bhabha Atomic Research Centre in 18 bottled water companies in Mumbai has revealed the presence of harmful chemicals in samples of bottled water.

India developing new laser devices to combat cancer: Scientist

India is making major strides in developing laser technology that will revolutionise treatment of cancer and open up new vistas in the field of communication technology, Dr B N Jagtap, Senior Scientist and Director of Chemistry group at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, has said.

Bombay HC allows BARC workers to move Centre on Bhabha bungalow

The Bombay High Court on Wednesday allowed employees of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) to make a representation before the union government on their plea to declare the bungalow of nuclear scientist Homi Bhabha here as a national monument.

Energy security based on clean, reliable sources is essential for India`s future: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) in Mumbai and urged the atomic energy establishment to present the human face of India`s capabilities in nuclear science to the world. He also praised the success achieved despite years of international technology denial.

PM visits BARC, to meet BJP office bearers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) here and interacted with scientists.

PM Modi in Mumbai, visits Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Mumbai, on his first visit to the city after taking over as the PM.

Married BARC scientist arrested for allegedly raping woman

A scientific assistant of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Tarapur has been arrested for allegedly raping a woman from Malad by luring her into `marriage` since January 2014, through a marriage website.

BARC to showcase achievements in chemical sciences

India`s premier Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) will showcase its recent achievements in chemical sciences on National Technology Day on Monday, a statement said.

BARC signs deal with French joint industry body Mediametrie

Mediametrie is the joint industry body in France, operating the TV, Internet and radio currency ratings systems which is also engaged in multimedia audience research for the last 25 years.

BARC unanimous on using technology for television measurement

The board approved the management, technical and commercial committees to go ahead and finalise with some international companies for this.

President to open N-waste management unit in Kalpakkam

President Pranab Mukherjee will Friday inaugurate the nuclear waste immobilisation plant (WIP) of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) at Kalpakkam near here through video conferencing from Mumbai, the research agency said.

BARC to showcase technological achievements in agriculture and food sciences

India`s premier atomic energy research institution BARC will showcase its achievements in the fields of agriculture and food sciences at an exhibition in Mumbai as part of the National Technology Day celebrations.

BARC offers technology to turn sewage into fertiliser

India`s premier nuclear research organisation, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), is planning to deploy its technology in treatment of sewage through radiation, and its conversion into bio-fertiliser.

`High level of uranium in Punjab water’

The water samples taken from Punjab and adjoining states and tested by BARC have revealed high traces of uranium in them.