SOFIA

NASA's SOFIA detects cool dust around active black holes!

NASA's SOFIA detects cool dust around active black holes!

SOFIA flies above 99 percent of the Earth's water vapour, enabling the research group to characterise the properties of the torus-shaped dust structures at far-infrared wavelengths.

Jun 14, 2017, 12:26 PM IST
NASA's flying obervatory 'SOFIA' reveals nearby planetary system is remarkably similar to our own

NASA's flying obervatory 'SOFIA' reveals nearby planetary system is remarkably similar to our own

NASA's SOFIA, the world's largest airborne astronomical observatory, recently completed a detailed study of this nearby planetary system.

May 03, 2017, 09:44 AM IST

Centre-right party wins 32.6 percent in Bulgarian election, 90 percent of votes counted

Bulgaria's centre-right GERB party led in a parliamentary election, scoring 32.58 percent of the vote with 89.7 percent of ballots counted on Monday, data from the electoral commission showed.

Mar 27, 2017, 10:25 AM IST
Mobile app lets you drape clothes before buying

Mobile app lets you drape clothes before buying

Hyderabad-based startup Trupik Virtualisation has developed this app, where one can get to virtually drape clothes on a 3D replica of himself.

Mar 05, 2017, 18:34 PM IST
NASA's SOFIA discovers the birth of young suns from collapsing clouds! - See pic

NASA's SOFIA discovers the birth of young suns from collapsing clouds! - See pic

When a gas cloud collapses on itself, the cloud’s own gravity causes it to contract and the contraction produces heat friction.

Oct 06, 2016, 08:49 AM IST