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File photo | Ooty Radio Telescope | Wikimedia Commons

How scientists built one of the world’s largest steerable telescopes in Ooty

In ‘Space Life Matter’, Hari Pulakkat writes that the Ooty Radio Telescope was built to prove the Big Bang model, but it really came in handy to study the sun.
Himanshu, a young member of ABAA, looks through his telescope | Picture credit: Manasvi CM

Moons with masks, sky on Skype — Covid has changed life for Bengaluru astronomers’ club

For the first time since 1976, the Association of Bangalore Amateur Astronomers had to shut its Sunday meets due to Covid. But its members aren’t giving up.
GMRT

Why global body of engineers picked Pune radio telescope for rare honour

GMRT is one of the largest radio telescopes in the world and has been operating since 1996. Located near Pune, it consists of an array of 30 antennas installed over an area of 30 sq km.
The Fritillaria delavayi (centre) | sciencenews.org | Y. Niu

Medicinal plant evolves to hide from humans, blends in with environment where harvested

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week.
India’s first multi wavelength space observatory, AstroSat | isro.gov.in

India’s AstroSat telescope discovers one of the earliest galaxies to have formed

Located 9.3 billion light years away, the galaxy is the first to have been observed in the extreme UV environment and it offers insights into the conditions of the early universe.

How Hindi serials plan to beat news channels in amateur dramatics in Covid days

Serials such as RadhaKrishn, Mere Sai and Vighnaharta Ganesh are more than a match for news channels, which do on a daily basis what Kangana Ranaut did on Republic TV — rant.

World’s highest and India’s largest gamma-ray telescope to go live in Ladakh this year

Placed at 4,300 m above sea level in Hanle, Ladakh, MACE is also the world's second largest gamma-ray telescope, with a 21-m-diameter dish.
Times Now's Rahul Shivshankar (L) and Zee News' Sudhir Chaudhary (R)

For Times Now and others, Vadra-Sonia link is more important than Indian economy

Republic TV went on about Congress’ secularism, India Today looked at CAA, CNN News18 remained with Kashmiri Pandits. But anyone barely touched the IMF story.

Navika Kumar sneers, ABP News cries as Pawar game takes the wind out of BJP in Maharashtra

Republic TV and Times Now pulled knives against NCP-Congress-Shiv Sena, even as the news coverage heightened what was already a blockbuster drama.
Asian tiger mosquito

China wipes out deadly mosquitoes & mother whales whisper to their calves

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.
Representational image of Pakistan flag | Pixabay

On Sri Lankan man’s lynching, all of Pakistan reacted…and moved on

PM Imran Khan’s tweet of shock. Check. CM’s expression of sadness and ordering of in­­q­ui­­ry. Check. IG police’s vow to arrest the culprits. Check.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.
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