Physics

Albert Einstein's letters on quantum theory, God and Israel to be auctioned

The website of Winners auction house describes five signed letters written in English between 1951 and 1954.

Jun 13, 2017, 18:12 PM IST
Quantum experiment: Scientists to find out if human consciousness is material or immaterial

Quantum experiment: Scientists to find out if human consciousness is material or immaterial

Lucien Hardy, a theoretical physicist from the Perimeter Institute in Canada, has deviced an experiment involving quantum entanglement that could finally prove whether our minds are controlled by something that may be potentially separate from the material world.

May 26, 2017, 14:33 PM IST
Scientist Jagdish Chandra Bose’s 158th birthday: Google celebrates with a doodle!

Scientist Jagdish Chandra Bose’s 158th birthday: Google celebrates with a doodle!

 The popular search engine giant Google on Wednesday paid tribute to one of India's greatest scientist Jagdish Chandra Bose on his 158th birthday with a creative doodle.

Nov 30, 2016, 13:45 PM IST

India becomes associate member of CERN

India and the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) signed an agreement on Monday on making India an associate member state of the research organisation that operates the largest particle physics laboratory in the world.

Nov 22, 2016, 00:50 AM IST

Even physicists avoid mathematics: Study

Physicists avoid highly mathematical work despite being trained in advanced mathematics, a new study suggests.

Nov 12, 2016, 22:39 PM IST
Sorcery or Science? The 'Center of the Universe' located in Tulsa is defying all the laws of Physics!

Sorcery or Science? The 'Center of the Universe' located in Tulsa is defying all the laws of Physics!

Built in the 80s, some people are of the belief that it is a vortex where all the cosmic energies meet.

Oct 18, 2016, 23:48 PM IST
Watch: Nobel committee member for physics explains 'topology' using cinnamon bun, bagel and pretzel!

Watch: Nobel committee member for physics explains 'topology' using cinnamon bun, bagel and pretzel!

 David J Thouless, F Duncan Haldane and J Michael Kosterlitz on Tuesday won the prestigious Nobel Prize in Physics for their topology work.

Oct 04, 2016, 19:15 PM IST

JIS University to offer courses in technology, pharmacy, media

Kolkata-based JIS University announced it will soon start offering courses in technology, pharmacy, education and media.

Jul 18, 2016, 15:58 PM IST
Are there three equations of motion or five: CIC asks CBSE to clarify

Are there three equations of motion or five: CIC asks CBSE to clarify

Are there three equations of motion or five?

Mar 04, 2016, 18:11 PM IST

Physics behind perfect pancake may help save eyesight

 Understanding how to make perfect pancakes could help improve surgical methods for treating glaucoma - eye disease which may result in damage to the optic nerve and vision loss, scientists say.

Feb 07, 2016, 14:21 PM IST
Ground-breaking find can challenge Big Bang theory

Ground-breaking find can challenge Big Bang theory

A research has been published that can challenge the underlying principles of physics.

Nov 21, 2015, 11:29 AM IST
Committee recommends major changes in IIT entrance examination

Committee recommends major changes in IIT entrance examination

The CEP has also suggested that changes in the structure of JEE shall be effected from 2017 onwards.

Nov 07, 2015, 17:26 PM IST
Wikipedia info on global warming unreliable: Study

Wikipedia info on global warming unreliable: Study

Wikipedia entries on politically controversial scientific topics such as global warming can be unreliable due to information sabotage.

Aug 16, 2015, 14:11 PM IST

Breakthrough achievement in scientists' effort to redefine `kilogram`

A research team from Italy, Japan and Germany has made the ongoing international effort to redefine the kilogram by 2018 much easier by correlating two of the most precise measurements of Avogadro's number and obtaining one averaged value.

Jul 15, 2015, 14:06 PM IST

CISCE mulls merging 3 science papers for Class X exams

The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) is considering merging the three science subjects into one paper, and history, geography and civics into another for ICSE Class X board examinations on the lines of CBSE.

Jun 07, 2015, 18:25 PM IST

Fundamental laws of science questionable: Indian researcher

A Shimla-based researcher, who picked holes in Isaac Newton's laws of motion, Albert Einstein's mass energy equation and Archimedes' principle, Saturday sought debate on his work on fundamental laws of science.

Feb 28, 2015, 18:58 PM IST

Physics of food shows secrets of popcorn

To most people, it may be just a fun food to munch while watching a movie.

Feb 11, 2015, 09:44 AM IST

Tales of a drum-playing, safe-cracking physics Nobel laureate

Scientists are perceived as absent-minded geniuses on some exalted plane of existence, oblivious to their appearance or ordinary matters in their quest to understand and explain the mysteries of na

Feb 01, 2015, 14:55 PM IST

Why US observatory, pundit can give astronomical predictions: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the next door pundit can give astronomical predictions and one need not depend on US observatories, emphasising on contributions of ancient Indian knowledge.

Jan 19, 2015, 17:48 PM IST

Centre approves high-end Neutrino project

India will soon join the global high-end scientific Neutrino Club as the Centre has given its nod to launch a project for experiments in high energy physics, an expert said on Tuesday.

Jan 07, 2015, 01:24 AM IST