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Ironical that Bose did not get Nobel Prize: CERN chief (Interview)


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) India is like the "historic father" of the Higgs boson project, the search for what could be the basic building block of the cosmos, says CERN ... Read more...

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Experts may reach bottom of Antarctic lake in 2014


February 9th, 2012 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian scientists are planning to use robotic probes to reach water layers at the bottom of an ancient sub-glacial lake in Antarctica in 2013-2014.The St. ... Read more...

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‘Unfortunate if Bengal doesn’t get n-plant’


August 22nd, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) Expressing disappointment over the scrapping of a nuclear power project in West Bengal, leading physicist Bikash Sinha Monday said it would be unfortunate if the state ... Read more...

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India, Germany talk terror, UN reforms and trade (Roundup)


May 31st, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Determined to expand their strategic relations, India and Germany pledged to step up their campaign for radical UN reforms while agreeing that terrorism cannot ... Read more...

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India, Germany sign four pacts to expand ties (Lead)


May 31st, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India and Germany, Europe's economic and technological powerhouse, Tuesday signed four pacts to expand their cooperation in areas relating to education, research and nuclear ... Read more...

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India, Germany to combat terror, discuss AfPak situation


May 31st, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Seeking to expand their strategic partnership, India and Germany Tuesday discussed the situation in Pakistan and Afghanistan and resolved to fight terrorism on all ... Read more...

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India, Germany ink 4 pacts, to push UN reforms


May 31st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS)India and Germany Tuesday signed four pacts to expand their cooperation in the fields of education and research, as also high-tech areas like nuclear physics ... Read more...

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Indian scientists dismiss reports on ‘god particle’


May 1st, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 1 (IANS) Two Indian scientists have questioned reports that the long elusive sub-atomic Higgs boson or the "god particle" - a hypothetical particle believed to be a ... Read more...

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Nuclear physicist who helped create China’s first atom bomb dead


February 27th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb.27 (ANI): Zhu Guangya a nuclear physicist who developed China's first atom and hydrogen bombs, died on Saturday.Guangya was 87, The Xinhua reported.He contributed to China's breakthrough in atomic and hydrogen ... Read more...

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Man behind China’s first atom bomb dies


February 26th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 26 (IANS) Zhu Guangya, who contributed to the development of China's first atom and hydrogen bombs, died Saturday. He was 87.Zhu was a senior academician at the Chinese Academy of ... Read more...

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Most massive neutron star discovered


October 28th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): The discovery of the most massive neutron star could have wide-ranging impacts across several fields of physics and astrophysics."This neutron star is twice as massive as our Sun. ... Read more...

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Dead Sea scrolls’ parchment was made locally


July 21st, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Proton beam analysis of a Dead Sea scroll reveals its chemistry matches that of the water in the area where the ancient document was found, suggesting its parchment ... Read more...

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Subatomic particle that could help unravel geological mysteries discovered


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): An international team comprising Princeton University scientists has discovered subatomic particles - geo-neutrinos - deep within the Earth's interior. The finding could help explain how reactions taking place ... Read more...

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Meghalaya to seek scientific opinion on uranium mining


March 2nd, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 2 (IANS) A government-constituted committee in Meghalaya Tuesday decided to seek scientific opinion on the overall effects of uranium mining. The decision was taken at the first sitting of the ... Read more...

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And the Obama, Carter comparison saga continues


January 31st, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan. 31 (ANI): Even before President Barack Obama entered the White House, presidential historians had begun drawing comparisons between him and former President Jimmy Carter.And the similarities were uncanny.Carter studied ... Read more...

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M16 keeping close watch on universities ‘to weed out fledgling terrorists’


January 10th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10(ANI): British secret service agency, M16, is reportedly keeping a close watch on universities in a bid to weed out fledgling terrorists, after it was revealed that the Detroit- bound ... Read more...

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Milky Way’s centre 10 times stronger than rest of the Galaxy


January 7th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 7 (ANI): An international research project has revealed that the magnetic field in the centre of the Milky Way is at least 10 times stronger than the rest of the ... Read more...

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Magnetic field at Milky Way core 10 times stronger than rest of galaxy


January 7th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) The magnetic field at the core of the Milky Way is at least 10 times stronger than the rest of our galaxy, according to a finding that can ... Read more...

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Fermi Sees Brightest-Ever Blazar Flare


December 10th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Maryland (US), Dec.10 (ANI): Unprecedented flares from the blazar 3C 454.3 in the constellation Pegasus now make it the brightest persistent gamma-ray source in the sky. That title usually goes to the ... Read more...

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Pratibha Patil arrives in Kolkata on two-day visit


December 7th, 2009 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil arrived here Sunday evening on a two-day visit. Patil, India's first woman head of state, was received at the N.S.C. Bose International Airport by West ... Read more...

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Homi J. Bhabha: the man who visualised India’s nuclear capacity (Friday is Bhabha’s birth centenary)


October 29th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) He laid the foundation of India's huge atomic energy establishment almost singlehandedly, nurturing and expanding it with his dynamic vision. Thanks in no small measure to Homi ... Read more...

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Nobel for Ramakrishnan: Gujarat’s MSU celebrates


October 8th, 2009 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Vadodara, Oct 7 (IANS) As Venkatraman Ramakrishnan was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry along with two others Wednesday, the Maharaja Sayajirao University (MSU) in this Gujarat city - where he did ... Read more...

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Scientists create device to detect Universe’s dark matter


September 26th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 26 (ANI): A team of scientists has developed a "scintillating bolometer", a device that they will use in efforts to detect the dark matter of the Universe.The device was developed ... Read more...

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First planet spotted outside the Milky Way may lie in Andromeda galaxy


June 15th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): A team of astronomers has claimed to have seen hints of the first planet to be spotted outside the Milky Way galaxy, in the Andromeda galaxy.According to a ... Read more...

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Antonio Banderas to star as detective in The Big Bang


May 11th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Antonio Banderas is all set to star in the Tony Krantz-directed neo-noir detective story, 'The Big Bang'.Richard Rionda Del Castro, Krantz and Erik Jendresen will produce the film, ... Read more...

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Bangladesh PM’s husband dead


May 9th, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 9 (IANS) M.A. Wazed Miah, husband of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, died Saturday after a prolonged illness. He was 67. Hasina was at his bedside when the end came ... Read more...

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Salt in ice plume on Enceladus points to presence of liquid ocean


April 30th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): Scientists, studying measurements made by Cassini spacecraft, have found salt in the ice plumes that bloom above Saturn's moon Enceladus, which suggest the presence of a liquid ocean ... Read more...

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Things about Bobby Jindal you didnt know


March 3rd, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.3 (ANI): Everybody knows that Piyush Bobby Jindal is the son of Indian immigrants, that he is 37 and one of the youngest political leaders in the United States, that ... Read more...

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India-born US nuclear physicist Shiva Subramanya dead


February 6th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) India-born US nuclear physicist Shiva Subramanya is dead. He was 76, a family member said Friday.Subramanya, who was a space scientist and a management consultant, was twice nominated ... Read more...

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Laws of nature are the same in the distant Universe as they are here on Earth


June 20th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, June 20 (ANI): A new research has determined that the laws of nature are the same in the distant Universe as they are here on Earth.The research was conducted by ... Read more...

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Universe is twice as bright as previously thought


May 16th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by admin
London, May 16 (ANI): Astronomers from UK Universities working with colleagues from Germany and Australia have calculated that the Universe is actually twice as bright as previously thought.The team of astronomers ... Read more...

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Physicists spot a clear signature of dark matter


April 17th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
London, April 17 (ANI): Physicists have claimed to see a clear signature of dark matter the massive, rarely interacting particles that are thought to fill the universe.According to a report ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft fails to probe Saturn’s moon’s geysers (Re-Issue)


March 16th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by admin
London, March 16 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which made an unprecedented flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus on March 12, has failed in an experiment that scientists had hoped would help reveal ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft fails to probe Saturns moons geysers


March 15th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by admin
London, March 15 (ANI): NASAs Cassini spacecraft, which made an unprecedented flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus on March 12, has failed in an experiment that scientists had hoped would help reveal ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft to explore geysers on Saturn’s moon Enceladus


March 11th, 2008 - 2:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 11 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft will make an unprecedented flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus on March 12, where it will skirt along the edges of huge geysers erupting from giant ... Read more...

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