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London Paralympics open in ‘journey of discovery’


August 30th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) London Paralympic Games were officially opened in a storytelling ceremony highlighted by "a journey of discovery" Wednesday night.Guided by the world's most celebrated scientist, Professor ... Read more...

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Brush up your British history, prospective immigrants told


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Prospective immigrants to Britain will now be expected to be first familiarise themselves with the country's basic history.A handbook for foreigners taking the immigration test puts ... Read more...

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Indian boy solves 350-year Newton math puzzle


May 26th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) A 16-year-old Indian origin schoolboy in Germany has managed to crack puzzles that baffled the world of maths for more than 350 years, it was reported ... Read more...

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Hindus welcome inclusion of Paganism in UK’s Lincolnshire County schools


November 11th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 11 (ANI): Hindus have welcomed the reports of Lincolnshire County Council in United Kingdom (UK) allowing its schools to teach Paganism to students along with six other world religions.Welcoming ... Read more...

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Meet the 8 Brit boys who have the same IQ as Einstein


September 22nd, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 22 (ANI): Eight boys at King's School in Grantham, Lincs have the same IQ as genius Albert Einstein.They equalled Einstein's estimated IQ of 160 - also Professor Stephen Hawking's score ... Read more...

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15-year-old is youngest Cambridge student in over 200 years


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) A 15-year-old Briton has become the youngest student to gain a place at Cambridge University for over two centuries. He has enrolled for a course that is considered ... Read more...

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‘God didn’t play a hand in The Big Bang’, says Stephen Hawking


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 2(ANI): The Big Bang was the result of the inevitable laws of physics and did not need God to spark the creation of Universe, claimed Stephen Hawking.Hawking has claimed that ... Read more...

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‘God did not create the universe’


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) British physicist Stephen Hawking has said the creation of the universe was a result of the inevitable laws of physics and it did not need God's help. In his ... Read more...

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Britain’s prolific book thief jailed


July 21st, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) A Cambridge graduate who stole over 500 rare books from British libraries worth over a million pounds has been sent to prison. William Jacques, 41 and hailing from North ... Read more...

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‘The Plato code’ cracked by science historian


June 29th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): In what could be called a historical discovery, a science historian at The University of Manchester has cracked "The Plato Code" - the long disputed secret messages hidden ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking joins Canada’s Perimeter Institute (Lead)


June 9th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 9 (IANS) Stephen Hawking, one of the world's best known physicists, has become the first of 20 'distinguished research chairs' at Canada's Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo near ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking joins institute set up by BlackBerry


June 9th, 2010 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 9 (IANS) Stephen Hawking, the world's best known physicist, has joined a "distinguished research chair" created for him by the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics at Waterloo near here. The ... Read more...

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Newton’s apple tree to travel into zero gravity


May 10th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): A piece of the tree, which inspired Sir Isaac Newton's theory of gravity after an apple fell from it, will be carried into zero gravity space on the ... Read more...

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Cambridge University to offer B&B to tourists for first time in 800-yr-old history


March 6th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6(ANI): For the first time in its 800-year history, the Cambridge University, the second oldest university in UK and the fourth oldest in Europe, is opening its doors to the ... Read more...

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Maths audaciously meets gambling in ‘Teen Patti’ (IANS Film Review; Rating:***1/2)


February 28th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Teen Patti"; Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Ben Kingsley, R. Madhavan, Raima Sen, Sarah Mohan, Mita Vashist; Director: Leena Yadav; Rating: ***1/2If you can get over the ludicrousness of ... Read more...

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Earth and beyond: Shah Rukh on moon now!


January 25th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has transcended his popularity on earth and is literally over the moon with a lunar crater named after him by the ... Read more...

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Manuscript detailing Newton’s apple moment made public


January 18th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): A manuscript revealing the original story of how Sir Isaac Newton was inspired by a falling apple to discover the law of gravity has now been made available ... Read more...

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The Royal Society releases historic papers online on 350th anniversary


November 30th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): The Royal Society, one of the world's oldest scientific institutions is commemorating its 350th year by putting 60 of its most memorable research papers online.Founded in London in ... Read more...

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Michael Green named as Stephen Hawking’s successor at Cambridge University


October 21st, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 21 (ANI): Cambridge University has named Professor Michael Green as the man who will succeed Professor Stephen Hawking in one of the world's most prestigious academic positions - the Lucasian ... Read more...

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1 in 20 Brit kids think Sir Bob Geldof discovered gravity!


July 29th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): A new shocking survey has revealed that one in twenty children in Britain believe that pop singer Sir Bob Geldof founded theory of gravity instead of Sir Isaac ... Read more...

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Sam Neill’s red meat ads infuriates PETA


July 15th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, July 15 (ANI): Kiwi actor Sam Neill has been slammed by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for promoting red meat in a new ad.The PETA officials have dubbed ... Read more...

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‘Newtonin Moondram Vidhi’: action and great reaction (Tamil Film Review)


May 2nd, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Maudgalyan Film: "Newtonin Moondram Vidhi"; Cast: S.J. Suryah, Sayali Bhagat, Rajeev; Music: Vinay; Cinematography: R. Saravanan; Direction: Thaimuthuselvan; Rating: **1/2"Newtonin Moondram Vidhi", is the Tamil rendering of what is otherwise known as ... Read more...

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Good Friday being observed today


April 10th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 10 (ANI): Good Friday, the crucification of Jesus Christ is being observed by Christians across the world.Churches and cathedrals across the nation have also organized special prayers and ... Read more...

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Caricatures of Darwin and Newton to mark Cambridges 800th bday


January 17th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Renowned British cartoonist Quentin Blake has caricatured two of Cambridge Universitys most famous alumni for a show to mark the institution''s 800th birthday.Sketches of scientists Charles Darwin ... Read more...

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Usain bolts to sprint history (Profile)


November 24th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Monte Carlo, Nov 24 (DPA) Only Olympic supremo Jacques Rogge was not fully amused about the way Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt took the sports world by storm with his golden ... Read more...

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Astronomers detect rare explosion of binary star inside planetary nebula


November 20th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): A team of astronomers has detected the explosion of a binary star inside a planetary nebula, an event that has not been witnessed for more than 100 ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking to give up Cambridge chair


October 24th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 24 (DPA) British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking will retire from teaching next year, the University of Cambridge has announced.Hawking, who suffers from a motor neuron disease called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis ... Read more...

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Newtonian telescopes could make TVs more power efficient and viewer friendly


July 23rd, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): Building the pixels of flat-panel displays like tiny telescopes, similar to a design invented by Isaac Newton, could make them much more power efficient, or make screens ... Read more...

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When Arnold Shwarzenegger tossed Obama, Hillary from a cliff!


July 23rd, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 23 (IANS) A world-famous Canadian university stumped more than 6,000 high school students from around the world who took this year's Sir Isaac Newton (SIN) examination. The examination offered by ... Read more...

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Newton’s invention may lead to greener TV screens


July 23rd, 2008 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Engineers in the US have developed TV displays based on a telescope design invented by Isaac Newton to reduce the display's electricity consumption. The rear layer of a ... Read more...

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Cambridge announces Manmohan Singh Scholarship winners


July 18th, 2008 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Three academically brilliant people, including an IITian who is a nature photographer and an Indian researcher at a Lahore varsity, have bagged the first Manmohan Singh Scholarships ... Read more...

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Einstein, Newton, Mozart achieved genius through autism


February 22nd, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Famous and brilliant individuals in the fields of science, politics and the arts, such has Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, Thomas Jefferson and Mozart, accomplished success through autism, according ... Read more...

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Largest digital survey of Milky Way released by astronomers


December 11th, 2007 - 3:43 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 11 (ANI): Astronomers have released the largest optical digital survey of the Milky Way galaxy, which has stunning red images of nebulae and stars.Conducted by a collaborative team of over ... Read more...

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