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In PHOTOS: Defying all odds, Stephen Hawking turns 70

Renowned British scientist Stephen Hawking Stephen Hawking today had to miss a symposium to mark his 70th birthday because of ill health.Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice Chancellor of......

MUST READ: Ten things you didn't know about Stephen Hawking

On Sunday, world-famous theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking turned 70. Mostly known as a brilliant mind in a paralyzed body, he's prided himself on making his complex physical......

Universe's ONLY mystery that Stephen Hawking can't crack!

Stephen Hawking, who has decoded some of the most puzzling secrets of the universe, has revealed that for him women are the only enduring mystery of the universe he has found impossible to crack.......

No heaven, no afterlife, says Stephen Hawking

Celebrated Cambridge-based scientist Stephen Hawking has said a belief that heaven or an afterlife awaits us is a "fairy story" for people who are afraid of death. Author of 'A Brief History of......

Hawking, Yunus conferred highest US civilian award

British scientist Stephen Hawking and Bangaldeshi Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus are among the 16 eminent personalities who were on Wednesday conferred 'Presidential Medal of Freedom', America's......

Physicist Stephen Hawking to trademark his name

World-renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking is set to trademark his name, joining the ranks of celebrities such as JK Rowling and David Beckham who have turned their names into brands.......

'For many years, it upset me that I was a businessman'

'I wondered what mistakes I made in my life to be a businessman. Deep down, I still have doubts about it.' Shobha Warrier meets the amazing Dilip Kapur who built a Rs 160 crore business with just......

An IITian's open letter to the prime minister

If the government cannot provide the best resources to the IIT faculty, it has no right to expect the best research either, says Santosh Ansumali. Dear Dr Manmohan Singh,My generation is a fan of......

Make millions, be a Net entrepreneur

Unlike his contemporaries who cashed in on the Internet boom, Sanjeev Bikhchandani, the young management graduate who runs job site Naukri.com, decided against chasing only eyeballs in the hope......

How India can produce big-bang innovations

Part I: Can India produce billion-dollar innovations? In the second of this 4-part series, Arindam Banerji discusses what will it take Indian scientists and technologists to start producing......

When Stephen Hawking met Stephen Hawking!

Stephen Hawking made sure to attend the 2015 BAFTAs awards night in London on Sunday, February 8. The theoretical physicist and cosmologist, on whom the film The Theory Of Everything is......

Dev Patel, Eddie Redmayne to join Academy of Motion Picture Arts

Actors Eddie Redmayne, Emma Stone and Dev Patel are invited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to be its new members of 2015. After adding 271 people last year, the......

Oscars 2015: The BIG Winners!

The 87th Annual Academy Awards mostly went to the usual suspects but there were some surprises as well. Micheal Keaton lost the Best Actor win to Eddie Redmayne, who was brilliant as Stephen......

Oscars 2015: Jennifer Aniston, Emma Stone on the red carpet

The biggest awards night in Hollywood, the Oscars, is here at last! There's a lot of excitement in the air, as the stars arrive on the red carpet at the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood......

Your Favourite Oscar Speech? VOTE!

Heartfelt, sharp, aware, bright, and sincere, these are the best speeches from the show. There’s an art to a great Oscar speech, and it comes accompanied by massive odds: a ticking......

Hawking says look to stars as Paralympics opens

Wheelchair-bound physicist Stephen Hawking challenged athletes to "look to the stars" on Wednesday as he helped open a record-setting Paralympics Games that will run for 11 days in near sold-out......

'The Black Caps are well-prepared to take on India

The Indian cricket team, buoyed by recent series victories over England and Sri Lanka, is off to New Zealand for its first series in six years. Mahendra Singh Dhoni's menwill play two Twenty20......

Carter leads Nets into playoffs

Vince Carter scored 37 points to help the New Jersey Nets clinch the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference with a 102-93 road win over the Boston Celtics on the last day of the regular......

Iverson lifts Sixers

Allen Iverson had 38 points and nine assists as the Philadelphia 76ers almost squandered a big lead over the Celtics before prevailing 97-93 in Boston to keep their playoff hopes alive on......

Pierce leads Boston to dramatic win

Paul Pierce collected 38 points, including the game-winning jumper with 23 seconds left, and 12 rebounds to give the Boston Celtics a 115-113 double overtime win over the Detroit Pistons on......
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These are the research projects Elon Musk is funding to ensure A.I. doesn't turn out evil

mgm A group of scientists just got awarded $7 million to find ways to ensure artificial intelligence doesn't turn out evil. The Boston-based... ...

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Top honours for India-born conservation biologist Kamal Bawa

He will soon be admitted as a fellow to the Royal Society Noted Indian conservation biologist Kamal Bawa will be formally admitted to the... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/news/india/Kamal-Bawa-Isaac-Newton-Charles-Darwin-Albert-Einstein-Stephen-Hawking/articleshow/47940904.cms
Jottings of this week

The Maharashtra government's plan to set aside Rs10 crore for cloud-seeding, in the event of rains failing in drought-prone Vidarbha and... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/editorial-jottings-of-this-week-2101540
India-born biologist Kamal Bawa elected to The Royal Society

Kamal Bawa, Indias most prominent biologist and an evolutionary ecologist, has been elected to the prestigious Royal Society in recognition of his... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/487255/india-born-biologist-kamal-bawa.html
Facebook Demonstrates Technology to Beam Internet via Lasers

During a wide-ranging online question-and-answer session on his Facebook page Tuesday, Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg described the... ...

http://gadgets.ndtv.com/internet/news/facebook-demonstrates-technology-to-beam-internet-via-lasers-710728

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