Wednesday, 15 August, 2018

Topic: Attirampakkam

Illustration by Siddhant Gupta

TalkPoint: Do the excavations of ancient stone tools in India reshape our theories of early human migration?

New discoveries in Attirampakkam now challenge traditional theories of evolution of ancient stone tools.
Some tools found in Attirampakkam, Tamil Nadu

One small ancient stone tool, but giant leap for Indian prehistory, says prof who found it

We place these Middle Palaeolithic cultures far earlier than estimated in India. The current models believe that this phase was brought to India only post 125,000.

Modi’s I-Day speech: Should ISRO focus on human spaceflight or refine robotic missions?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech announced a manned mission to space by 2022. This comes over half a century after Americans, Russian...