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  • Fifteen scientific achievements in India in 2018, beyond rockets and missiles

    Fifteen scientific achievements in India in 2018, beyond rockets and missiles

    New Delhi (ISW): The year 2018 is ending with spectacular success of Indian scientists and technologists in space and defence sectors, with a series of high impact missions. But that's not all Indian scientists achieved in 2018. Several scientific dev...

    31 Dec 2018 6:03 AM GMT
  • National Mathematics Day Special - A lesson from Ramanujans elbow

    National Mathematics Day Special - A lesson from Ramanujan's elbow

    New Delhi (ISW) - Scribbled in black ink, about 130 unlabeled pages with mystifying mathematical equations that made no sense at the first glance was gathering the proverbial dust in a quiet corner in a box with assorted bills and letters at the libr...

    21 Dec 2018 3:16 PM GMT
  • Wind power vulnerable to climate change in India

    Wind power vulnerable to climate change in India

    London (ISJ) -The warming of the Indian Ocean, caused by global climate change, may be causing a slow decline in wind power potential in India, according to a new study from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS)...

    6 Dec 2018 3:25 PM GMT
  • No evidence to link 2018 Kerala floods to climate change; study

    No evidence to link 2018 Kerala floods to climate change; study

    New Delhi (ISW) - The frequency and intensity of extreme weather events in India appears to be going up, as projected by various scientific assessments on climate change. But it may not be right to connect every such event with climate change, as p...

    27 Nov 2018 1:02 PM GMT
  • Study says, two time-zones for India practical and implementable

    Study says, two time-zones for India practical and implementable

    N.B.Nair New Delhi (ISJ Exclusive) - Contrary to the stand taken by the Union Ministry of Science & Technology, a study by scientists at CSIR's National Physical Laboratory showed, two different time zones for India is practical and easily implem...

    11 Oct 2018 4:21 AM GMT
  • Indian scientists develop new sensor to measure sea surface temperatures

    Indian scientists develop new sensor to measure sea surface temperatures

    Chennai (ISW) - Sea surface temperature (SST) is an important parameter for oceanographic and atmospheric studies and for monitoring of biological habitations in marine environment. Indian scientists have developed a new sensor for measurement of ocea...

    7 Aug 2018 2:06 PM GMT
  • Ten things you must know about the Total Lunar Eclipse

    Ten things you must know about the Total Lunar Eclipse

    New Delhi (ISW) - A total Lunar eclipse will occur tomorrow (July 27), which will be the longest of the century. A total lunar eclipse occurs when the moon passes through the Earth's innermost shadow and the moon turns rusty orange or deep red in co...

    25 July 2018 12:05 PM GMT
  • Researchers find two new species of lizards from peninsular India

    Researchers find two new species of lizards from peninsular India

    Bengaluru (ISJ) – A team of researchers from Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru and Natural History Museum, London have discovered two endemic species of Fan-throated lizards from Western Ghats. While one of the species - Sitana gokakensis was ...

    17 July 2018 12:49 PM GMT
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