Nobel Prize remained elusive for Hawking

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:04

New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Hailed as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Albert Einstein, Professor Stephen Hawking never won a Nobel Prize.


Jupiter's Great Red Spot grows taller: NASA

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 11:42

Washington, March 14 (IANS) Jupiter's Great Red Spot, which has been shrinking for a century and a half, seems to be growing taller as it gets smaller, NASA scientists have found.


Stephen Hawking dies, world loses its brightest star

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 10:40

London, March 14 (IANS) Nobel Prize-winning physicist Professor Stephen Hawking, who shaped modern cosmology and inspired millions despite suffering from a life-threatening condition, died on Wednesday. He was 76.


Google's pie marks 30th Pi Day

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 09:54

New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Google on Wednesday celebrated the 30th anniversary of the mathematical constant Pi -- a fundamental element of several mathematical fields -- with a doodle of actual pies.


TN forest fire: State official, FSI spar over alert timing

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 17:42

Chennai, March 13 (IANS) The Forest Survey of India's (FSI) SMS warning about hot spots/fire alert in Kurangani Hills in Tamil Nadu's Theni district was received just before midnight on Sunday, a senior state Forest Department official said on Tuesday. However the FSI said they had sent the intimation on Sunday afternoon.


Indo-French centre for engineers inaugurated in Bengaluru

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 18:40

Bengaluru, March 12 (IANS) Coinciding with the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to India, an Indo-French Centre of Excellence (CoE) was inaugurated here on Monday to impart vocational training to engineers in electricity, automation and energy management.


Google AI that helped NASA find exoplanets now open for all

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 09:50

San Francisco, March 12 (IANS) A Google model based on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) that helped NASA discover two exoplanets, is now available for researchers to process data from Kepler Space Telescope.