atlas

Bad tree planting can harm biodiversity

Bad tree planting can harm biodiversity

Conservation initiatives with too much focus on planting trees or forestation may actually be bad for the environment, especially for undervalued ecosystems such as grasslands, savannas, and open-canopy woodlands, warns a new study.

Sep 10, 2015, 11:48 AM IST
New CERN discovery sheds more light on Higgs boson

New CERN discovery sheds more light on Higgs boson

Three years after discovering the elusive Higgs boson or so-called 'God particle', CERN physicists have drawn the sharpest picture yet of this novel particle and found that it behaves just as predicted.

Sep 01, 2015, 20:05 PM IST

World's largest book on display in Australian library

 The world's largest book, a giant atlas weighing 150 kg, has been put on display at the State Library here, media reported on Friday.

Jun 19, 2015, 11:37 AM IST
CERN scientists make most precise measurement of Higgs boson mass

CERN scientists make most precise measurement of Higgs boson mass

Physicists at the world's largest particle collider have made the most accurate measurement of the Higgs boson yet.

Mar 17, 2015, 20:30 PM IST
Twenty police injured in fighting at end of Mexican match

Twenty police injured in fighting at end of Mexican match

 Twenty police officers were injured and three Atlas hooligan fans arrested in fighting after their team were knocked out by Monterrey in the Mexican championship quarter-finals, local media reported on Monday.

Dec 01, 2014, 21:18 PM IST

Meet the Google robot who can perform 'Karate Kid' kicks

 A robot, owned by Google's Boston Dynamics, can mimic a pose from the movie 'Karate Kid,' it has been reported.

Nov 12, 2014, 16:18 PM IST

Pena inspires champions Leon to 3-1 win over Atlas

Midfielder Carlos "Gullit" Pena enhanced his World Cup chances for Mexico with two fine goals in champions Leon`s 3-1 home win over Atlas.

Jan 12, 2014, 21:24 PM IST

Human-powered helicopter wins US prize

A Canadian-built helicopter that is powered by a human riding a bicycle has become the first winner of a decades-old USD 250,000 engineering prize, the US awarder said today.

Jul 13, 2013, 10:17 AM IST

Scientists create atlas of human brain

A comprehensive and interactive atlas of the adult human brain has been developed by scientists.

Sep 20, 2012, 20:03 PM IST

First geometric ``atlas`` of Internet created

Known as “greedy routing”, this process would dramatically increase the overall efficiency of the Internet.

Sep 11, 2010, 18:01 PM IST

Largest atlas of nuclear galactic rings `unveiled`

Astrophysicists have unveiled what
they claim is the largest atlas of nuclear galactic rings,
which includes 113 rings in 107 galaxies.

May 02, 2010, 18:38 PM IST

First atlas of bacterial diversity across human body created

Researchers at University of Colorado at Boulder have developed the first atlas of bacterial diversity across the human body.

Nov 06, 2009, 13:10 PM IST

First atlas of bacterial diversity across human body created

Researchers at University of Colorado at Boulder have developed the first atlas of bacterial diversity across the human body.

Nov 06, 2009, 00:00 AM IST

Now, a global rainfall atlas!

Scientists have created
the first comprehensive visual atlas of global rainfall, which
they claim shows the projections of downpour around the world
over the next century.

Aug 10, 2009, 11:41 AM IST