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Indian astronomers get an insight into Crab nebula pulsar

Dr T V Venkteswaran New Delhi: A star spectacularly exploded about 7500 years ago. Situated at about 6500 light years away, the dazzling light from the explosion reached the earth during 1054 CE. The luminosity of the explosion was brighter than million suns, and was hence even visible in day light to the wonderment Chinese astronomers. They

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Seven defining S&T contributions that have impacted every Indian

Dinesh C Sharma New Delhi: As India completes 70 years of its independence, it is time to introspect at the contribution of science and technology to national development. Several scientific and technological developments have touched the lives of common people in the last seven decades, though limelight is often hogged by achievements in fields like space

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Mega science projects: India poised to join league of global scientific leaders

Dr T V Venkateswaran New Delhi: Shedding its hesitant and cautious approach of the past with regard to participating in global mega science projects, India has taken bold steps in recent years to join international scientific quests. The Science Technology and Innovation policy of 2013 envisages positioning India among the top five global scientific powers

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