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Massive planet as light and fluffy as 'cotton candy' found

Researchers have discovered a "super fluffy" exoplanet, 50 percent larger than Jupiter and weighing only a seventh of it, giving it a "cotton candy"-like density. IMAGE: The new, 'fluffy' planet......

The Star Gazer Stars At TIME Gala

At this year's TIME ball in New York City on Thursday, April 25, you would have run into a Coimbatore-born American scientist, looking lovely in Sabyasachi Mukherjee designer finery, who would most......

In Search For Planet Nine

Planet Nine, if it exists, is somewhere between 6-10 times the mass of Earth, and it may have an orbit that takes it around the sun once every 1,500 Earth years or more. IMAGE: Kindly note the......

ISRO set to launch satellite to study black holes

Off to a flying start, Indian Space Research Organisation on Monday ushered in 2024 with the successful launch of its first X-Ray Polarimeter Satellite that would offer insights into black holes in......

ISRO to put first astronaut on Moon by 2040

After the historic success of its Chandrayaan-3 lunar mission, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is going full throttle with its plans to send Indian astronauts for the first time to the......

6 professors awarded Infosys Prize 2019 for science and research

The annual award includes a pure gold medal, a citation and a prize purse worth $ 100,000 or its equivalent in the Indian rupees. IMAGE: Addressing an event organised to announce the winners of......

Rohan Murty, the master of many trades

Over home-cooked food, Rohan Murty tells Rahul Jacob he is fascinated by history and ancient texts, and about his efforts to measure productivity in software companies, such as Infosys. IMAGE:......

The success story of India's second largest online market

ShopClues.com raised $100 million from Tiger Global, a deal that valued the company at $500 million. Image: ShopClues Team. Photograph, Courtesy: ShopClues     Sanjay Sethi,......

Indian economy is going strong but headwinds prevail

A man rides a motorcycle carrying six children on their way back home from school at Greater Noida in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Photograph: Parivartan Sharma/Reuters Many, if......

'We Had A Tom And Jerry Relationship'

'I believed that no matter what happened, I would be there to take care of him.''He believed it too and even when he fell ill, he had total faith in me, ki main sab theek kar doongi.''I tried, I......

'I've seen him return checks worth crores'

'He was intelligent beyond belief and some of you can barely read.''And you know what? He didn't care about all of you or your dumb opinions then. He won't care any less now.''But I do.''Protecting......

Sushant Singh Rajput's unfulfilled dreams

Photograph: Kind courtesy Sushant Singh Rajput/Instagram 'He who has why to live can bear almost any how.' Sushant Singh Rajput quoted the late German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche on the......

Queen guitarist gets a Phd!

We know musicians are a talented lot. But have you met one who has a doctorate on astrophysics? Well, barring Bob Dylan, who was recently awarded a Pulitzer for his contribution to music by......

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