Category Archives: Science & technology

GSLV D5 ready for launch on January 5

  The refurbished Geo-synchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-D5) is getting ready to lift off at 4.18 p.m. on January 5, 2014, from the second launch pad at Sriharikota and it…

JC Bose: The first Modern Scientist of India

  He (Bose) was modern India’s first physicist after all, one of her very first scientists. He was his motherland’s first active participant in the Galilean – Newtonian tradition. He…

The Third to Indian Science: CNR Rao

  Announcing the award of the Bharat Ratna to Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao, 79, is a big boost for blue sky scientific research in India.  It is in recognition of…

Noble Prize 2013: Physics

  Britain’s Peter Higgs and Francois Englert of Belgium won the Nobel Prize for physics on Tuesday for predicting the existence of the Higgs boson particle that explains how elementary…

Three win Nobel Prize for Medicine

  Two scientists from the US and one from Germany were announced winners of the Nobel prize for medicine, 2013, on Monday for discovering a fundamental process in cell physiology….

Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Prize 2013 Winners and their Work

  By: Parveen Kaswan (Follow for more updates) The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize is the most coveted national recognition for young scientists and engineers for their R&D work done in India. The Prize was…

Indian Scientists find Endogenous water on the Moon

  In a latest development in the field of science, Indian scientists from the Space Applications Centre (SAC) of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in Ahmedabad have found evidence of…

GSAT-7 : India’s First All Military Satellite

  India’s first exclusive defence satellite GSAT-7 was successfully launched by European space consortium Arianespace’s Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou spaceport in French Guiana today, giving a major push to…

Daksh: Indigenous Bomb Slayer

A creation of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Daksh is an electrically powered and remotely controlled robot used for locating, handling and destroying hazardous objects safely. The primary function…

Water on moon detected with Chandrayan’s help: NASA

  Using data collected by India’s Chandrayan mission, NASA has detected magmatic water locked under the surface of the Moon. The findings represent the first remote detection of this form of…