Monday, 16 May, 2022

Topic: CERN

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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Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.