Thu, May 03 2018. 07 05 PM IST
Fossilized tracks discovered in the sands of New Mexico hint at a near-certain interaction between giant sloths and humans several millennia ago
Fri, Apr 06 2018. 01 46 AM IST
The crash of Chinese space station Tiangong-1 back to Earth raises concerns over potential damage due to debris from other satellites as their orbits decay
Sun, Apr 01 2018. 01 22 AM IST
What qualifies as ball tampering? Why is shining the ball with sweat and on your pants legal, but picking at it with sandpaper or fingernails not?
Thu, Mar 15 2018. 01 42 AM IST
Stephen Hawking may be gone, but his ideas will absolutely not disappear into the void
Thu, Mar 01 2018. 11 40 PM IST
Researchers at Newcastle University have found that the predatory insect judges distance and depth based on the visual clues it gets from motion
Fri, Feb 09 2018. 01 08 AM IST
Chess program AlphaZero has shown that computers can learn. And that has some profound implications for artificial intelligence.
Fri, Jan 05 2018. 11 15 AM IST
The Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence effort is valuable not so much because it might find an alien intelligence but because of all the scientific endeavours it stimulates
Fri, Dec 01 2017. 02 42 AM IST
Fixed point theorems—vital tools for mathematicians—can seem esoteric, but fixed points actually crop up every now and then in unexpected places which you might not readily associate with mathematics
Fri, Nov 03 2017. 12 30 AM IST
The book Butterfly in the Quantum World speaks loudest to a reader in its spirit, its scientific and mathematical curiosity, its willingness to be surprised at every turn.
Fri, Oct 06 2017. 02 28 AM IST
By its ability to decongest crowds, an off-centre column at the exit gate of the Elphinstone Station might have saved lives