Tuesday, 29 November, 2022

Topic: physics

2022 Physics Nobel winners worked on quantum entanglement, field that ‘spooked’ Einstein

The trio conducted experiments in quantum entanglement, with the award-giving body stating they have enabled fundamental research and potentially cleared the way for new technology.

Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to scientists Alain Aspect, John F. Clauser & Anton Zeilinger

Scientists have been awarded for their "experiments with entangled photons, establishing the violation of Bell inequalities and pioneering quantum information science" said the award-giving body.

An Indian scientist is creating a piece of the Sun on the Earth

In ‘India’s Science Geniuses’, Archana Sharma and Spoorthy Raman write about scientist Sejal Shah and her groundbreaking research on energy generation.

Understanding human footprint on climate: Research for which 3 scientists got Physics Nobel

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2021 was awarded jointly to three scientists — the duo of Syukuro Manabe and Klaus Hasselmann, and Giorgio Parisi — for their work on the physics of complex systems including climate modelling

The woman who predicted global warming in the 1800s

Foote’s brief scientific paper was the first to describe the extraordinary power of carbon dioxide gas to absorb heat – the driving force of global warming.

Why US Fermilab’s findings on ‘muons’ could change the laws of physics as we know them

Fermilab finds that tiny subatomic particle seems to disobey ‘Standard Model’ of physics, but another paper says findings are within theoretical calculations based on this model.

Studying engineering without physics and maths is like a building without foundation

AICTE making maths, physics optional for engineering sounds ‘flexible’ only on paper. Its bridge courses won’t fix the problem.

MIP* = RE — this is not a typo, it’s a breakthrough shaking up world of physics and maths

A new 165-page paper is a major quantum computational discovery that’s making physicists and mathematicians flock to it.

Developing anti-cancer drugs to making sugar sweeter — 5 women trailblazers in science

The contributions by these lesser-known Indian women in the field of STEM have set examples for the next generation to follow.

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.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.