11-Year-Old Gitanjali Rao Named America’s Top Young Scientist
Gitanjali Rao, a seventh-grade student, invented a quick and cheap lead contamination detector for water.
Ganga Among Top 10 Rivers Carrying Plastic Pollutants to Sea
Up to 95 per cent of the plastic pollution in the world’s oceans comes from only 10 rivers, including the Ganga.
Winter Soldiers: How The Ice Stupa Team Is Saving Glaciers The World Over
A simple design and ice shaped like the Buddhist chorten, mitigates disaster risk in glacial regions.
Five ways ancient India changed the world – with maths
As well as giving us the concept of zero, Indian mathematicians made seminal contributions to the study of trigonometry, algebra, arithmetic and negative numbers among other areas.
Eclipse in Ancient Mythology
During a solar eclipse, according to Hindu mythology, Rahu slowly devours the sun, and it gradually disappears into Rahu’s throat – only to reappear from his severed neck.
Why British Asian Students Receive Negative Media Coverage
In the first ever study of its kind, researchers from the University of Surrey examined 185 newspaper articles to analyse media reporting of minority student groups.
Govt Initiative Bringing Indian Scientists Back
About 370 scientists have returned to India under schemes aimed at attracting them back to their homeland.
Zeroing in on Zero
Indians are convinced they discovered the zero. Can they prove it?
Playing with Light
The implications of the faster-than-light neutrinos experiment are both exhilarating and chilling.
NASA Tool to Explore the Solar System