Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicBlack hole

Topic: Black hole

Minerals that tell the Earth’s history, and India’s challenge to Australia’s ‘cosmic dawn’ claim

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Water and CO molecules found in a galaxy light years away and how black holes gain mass

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

This fiery bright spot in space is Earth’s first ever image of a black hole’s magnetic fields

Over 300 researchers working with data from 11 telescopes that make up the Event Horizon Telescope are piecing together how magnetic fields around a black hole function. 

‘Missing’ supermassive black hole in distant galaxy leaves scientists perplexed

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week.

Harvard scientists find new ways to take sharper images of black hole

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

In 2020, more black hole images will blow our minds

Scientists are said to be on the verge of announcing a second image of the supermassive black hole put together from an array of 10 telescopes — which is collectively called the Event Horizon Telescope.

Black hole image, 1kg redefinition, Greenland’s lost ice — 2019 science stories to remember

Rats playing hide and seek, gene therapies and recreating a 38-mn-yr-old skull of a common human ancestor are other big stories from the world of science.

Spy satellite images show Himalayan glaciers are melting rapidly

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to the best sources to read them.

First image of black hole taught us what schools didn’t: Astronomy is more than Europe

It is imperative to acknowledge contributions from all parts of the world to astronomy, and shed the colonial Eurocentrism deeply entrenched in our education.

The Brexit black hole, and eavesdropper Alexa

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On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

LCH Prachand at Jodhpur Air Base | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh, ThePrint

IAF gets indigenous Light Combat Helicopter ‘Prachand’ after 23-yr journey that began after Kargil

Manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, it is the first attack helicopter that can operate in Siachen. Of the 15 sanctioned, 10 will go to Indian Air Force, 5 to Indian Army.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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