Signals

Scientists discover decade-old puzzle of mysterious radio bursts

Scientists discover decade-old puzzle of mysterious radio bursts

Solving the complexity surrounding the source of fast radio busts, scientists for the first time have come up with the solution to the long lasting enigma.

Jan 06, 2017, 07:07 AM IST
Scientists believe that aliens are trying to contact us through the stars!

Scientists believe that aliens are trying to contact us through the stars!

An analysis of millions of stars found several hundred behaving strangely and similar to Tabby's star – which is believed to be a fuel source for intelligent life far, far away.

Oct 26, 2016, 00:36 AM IST
Mind reading with brain-to-brain experiment

Mind reading with brain-to-brain experiment

In an experiment, researchers from University of Washington (UW) have used a direct brain-to-brain connection to enable participants play a question-and-answer game by transmitting signals from one brain to the other over the internet.

Sep 27, 2015, 16:53 PM IST

Decades old 'alien signals' turnout to be kitchen microwave pulses!

While the astronomers at the Parkes observatory in New South Wales spent years figuring out the mysterious signals their telescope picked, it turns out it was their staff kitchen microwave that was sending them.

May 11, 2015, 22:12 PM IST
Stephen Hawking warns scientists against seeking contact with aliens

Stephen Hawking warns scientists against seeking contact with aliens

Physicist Stephen Hawking has warned the scientists against beaming messages into the universe and showing our presence as it could turn out to be catastrophic. 

Feb 09, 2015, 19:08 PM IST

New type of brain cell discovered

Researchers have discovered a strange new type of brain cell that sends signals by bypassing the cell body altogether.

Sep 24, 2014, 14:32 PM IST

Hand gestures can help kids learn better

Spontaneous gestures can help children learn better whether its spoken language or sign language, according to a study.

Aug 20, 2014, 14:37 PM IST

MH370 searchers not looking in crash `hotspot`: Inmarsat

The search for Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 is yet to target the most likely crash site after being distracted by what are now believed to be bogus signals, British company Inmarsat claimed Tuesday.

Jun 17, 2014, 10:38 AM IST

Mapped: How signals travel in a living organism

In a first, researchers have imaged all of the neurons firing in a living organism - revealing how signals travel through the body in real time.

May 19, 2014, 21:39 PM IST

Mobile phone signals hit bees’ buzzing as well!

A new research has found that bees buzz differently near mobile phone signals – causing behaviour that can endanger colonies.

Jun 25, 2011, 14:57 PM IST

Congress core group meets as allies give conflicting signals

Top Congress leaders including PM Manomohan Singh and party chief Sonia Gandhi held deliberations this evening in the backdrop of some UPA allies sending divergent signals on the issue of JPC probe into 2G Spectrum scam.

Dec 07, 2010, 22:59 PM IST

Centenary celebrations of Army`s Corps of Signals held in Goa

The celebrations held at the 2 Signal Training Headquarter had a sequence by Corps of Signal`s Daredevil team, that had entered the Guinness Book of World Records by having 201 men on 10 motorcycles in July 2001.

Nov 17, 2010, 00:05 AM IST

LED signals to replace lamps to improve visibility: Railways

With the threat of fog looming large this winter too, Railways have decided to improve the visibility of signals by replacing the conventional lamps with LED ones.

Nov 25, 2009, 21:05 PM IST