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We all love fireworks on commemorative days and special occasions but fireworks at an atomic level are probably not something scientists expect to see on a regular day at work. While a team of…

  • Aparna Ayyar
  • November 9, 2017
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There’s a huge demand for fossil fuels and a lot of research is on-going to discover new sources of clean-burning fuel.  Providing a boost to these efforts, researchers have developed a new hybrid…

  • Aparna Ayyar
  • October 5, 2017
  • 616 views

The benefits of miniaturizing machinery are plenty. Apart from the obvious cost advantages since the material and power requirements are greatly reduced, the potential applications of miniature…

  • Aparna Ayyar
  • September 21, 2017
  • 599 views

Forty years ago, the possibility of neutrino-interactions was predicted by many physicists. However, it was not until now that the concept was supported with evidence.

  • Aparna Ayyar
  • August 4, 2017
  • 1.2k views

String theory, probably the most dissected theory of quantum gravity in physics, is making a stir once again. But this time it’s because we might have some evidence to prove it.

  • Aparna Ayyar
  • July 7, 2017
  • 1.3k views

The kilogram, one of the seven units of measure, is not as accurate as it should be. But now the Planck Constant, which is an important value in quantum physics will be the basis of the new and…

  • Aparna Ayyar
  • July 4, 2017
  • 1.1k views

How are the wings of butterflies so colorful and bright? While it is known that the wings have photonic crystals, which can reflect light of only a particular…

  • Editage Insights
  • June 13, 2016
  • 4.5k views

Researchers have wondered why so few particles of antimatter are found in the universe despite the fact that matter and antimatter were created in equal amounts…

  • Editage Insights
  • November 5, 2015
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The researchers at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN near Geneva have discovered a new class of particles called ‘pentaquarks.’ The tiny ingredients of sub…

  • Editage Insights
  • July 15, 2015
  • 5.7k views

According to a group of researchers, people in crowds subconsciously calculate and predict when they are likely to collide with other people. Read on for…

  • Editage Insights
  • November 25, 2014
  • 6.5k views