Day: July 6, 2017

CSIR labs to connect with school kids

Sunderarajan Padmanabhan New Delhi: The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)has joined hands with Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) to implement a student-scientist connect programme that will extend classroom learning with a well planned research laboratory-based learning. Called “JIGYASA”, the programme would seek to inculcate a culture of inquisitiveness on the one hand and scientific […]


Indian astronomers make surprise discovery of 25 ‘giant radio galaxies’

T V Venkateswaran New Delhi: Indian astronomers have made a sensational discovery of a bunch of large cosmic objects known as ‘giant radio galaxies’. Astronomers led by Pratik Dabhade at Pune-based Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) have surprised astronomical community with their discovery of twenty five new ‘giant radio galaxies’ (GRGs). These galaxies […]