Saturday, 26 November, 2022

Topic: CERN

What IAF can learn from the failure of Russian Air Force in Ukraine

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

Scientists say it’s theoretically possible to communicate with extraterrestrial beings

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

These are the women in science to watch out for in India today

On International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2020, here is a list of contemporary women pioneers in the field ThePrint has profiled over the last two years.

How mega science projects could help India become a $5 trillion economy

Industries based on physics & mega science projects reportedly generate over 16% of the total turnover in Europe, topping contributions from financial services.

CERN scientist Archana Sharma says Indian girls need more female role models in STEM

CERN scientist Archana Sharma, who was part of the team that discovered Higgs Boson in 2012, tells ThePrint what brings her back to India every 6 weeks.

Know coding like you know alphabets — Modi govt’s scientific education vision for students

Modi govt has started conducting CodeIndia workshops as it plans a new school-level curriculum in computer programming.

First mega-science show begins in Mumbai, on agenda Big Bang theory & evolution of stars

The multi-city exhibition, Vigyan Samagam, will have displays about humankind’s major discoveries, and India’s role in global scientific projects.

Get a glimpse of the Big Bang, explore LIGO as CERN brings travelling exhibit to India

For the first time, Geneva-based CERN is bringing its flagship travel science exhibition to India, which will be on show in Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Delhi.

A bigger Hadron Collider can wait & the money put in other scientific endeavours

Physicist Sabine Hossenfelder advocates it might not be a bad idea to take time to rethink the next big step in science, while saving money that could go to other scientific endeavours. 

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.