Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicGravitational waves

Topic: gravitational waves

Fossils found in Antarctica in 1980s belong to ‘giant, bony-toothed’ birds from 2.5m yrs ago

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

Astrophysicists spot biggest black hole collision so far, and a mystery begins to unfurl

The black hole collision was observed by the LIGO and Virgo collaborations, which involve nearly 1,000 scientists working around the globe.

Unique gravitational waves detected from collision between blackhole & mystery space object

A network of three gravitational wave detectors had picked up signals from a collision that scientists say occurred about 800 million years ago.

Meet Bala Iyer, theoretical physicist leading advanced gravitational-wave project for India

Bala Iyer, among the project leads for LIGO-India, says India could be a world leader in astrophysics 20 years from now.

2 possible gravitational waves spotted, scientists suspect black hole mergers caused both

Gravitational waves — ripples in the fabric of space and time caused by cosmic events — were first predicted by Albert Einstein in 1916.

This alumnus of a Baroda govt school was part of a team that unlocked a space secret

Karan Jani was part of the team that discovered the universe's gravitational waves in 2015, a century after Albert Einstein predicted them.

On Camera

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

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.