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2017

  1. Let’s talk (right) about Eman Ahmed (April 30, 2017)
  2. The marsh of failures that the India-based Neutrino Observatory is stranded in (April 26, 2017)
  3. ISRO is not going to mine the Moon for helium-3 (April 22, 2017)
  4. A similar anomaly has showed up in three physics experiments since 2009. What’s happening? (April 20, 2017)
  5. ‘Magic islands’ of Titan’s lakes could be streams of nitrogen bubbles (April 20, 2017)
  6. Moo outta the way: Gujarat researchers build ‘cow avoidance’ system for cars (April 10, 2017)
  7. New paper hints at solution for 160-year-old, million-dollar math problem (April 3, 2017)
  8. New mathematical idea mops up Higgs boson’s mass problem like clockwork (March 30, 2017)
  9. Why Titan’s ‘long’ dunes could be the work of a sand that sticks (March 29, 2017)
  10. Next-gen telescope set to be the next big thing in gamma-ray astronomy (March 28, 2017)
  11. Science journals sting raises troubling questions about UGC’s PhD plans (March 22, 2017)
  12. In Dalit student’s notes, an intimate portrait of life, loss and longing on the margins (March 14, 2017)
  13. The radioisotope generator pulsing in ISRO’s future (March 13, 2017)
  14. Indian science journals produce March editions authored entirely by women (March 10, 2017)
  15. What are time crystals? And what have two new experiments found about them? (March 9, 2017)
  16. Revisiting the super-bright supernova 1987A after 30 years (February 25, 2017)
  17. Astronomers find extrasolar system with six Earth-like planets, maybe seven (February 22, 2017)
  18. Wheat production forecasts and more – 20 points from ISRO’s 2016 annual report (February 22, 2017)
  19. Apples and oranges: Why ISRO rockets aren’t comparable to Falcons or Arianes (February 18, 2017)
  20. Astronomers catch star just six hours after it goes supernova (February 14, 2017)
  21. Centennial: Einstein’s desperate mistake, the cosmological constant (February 9, 2017)
  22. Review: Enrico Fermi, the quiet ‘Pope’ in a collapsing world (February 5, 2017)
  23. Famous exoplanet detected in 1995 found to have water in its atmosphere (February 2, 2017)
  24. All that is shiny may not be metallic hydrogen (January 31, 2017)
  25. Three atomic clocks have failed onboard India’s ‘regional GPS’ constellation (January 30, 2017)
  26. Tamil Nadu researchers unravel how a common insecticide can cause diabetes (January 29, 2017)
  27. After dubious BGR-34 claim, AYUSH ministry pushes homeopathy for diabetes (January 21, 2017)
  28. Would ISRO launches be so cheap if Indian labour were not underpaid? (January 16, 2017)
  29. Knabenphysik at 92: Remembering the boys’ club of early quantum mechanics (January 13, 2017)
  30. Why is there little trust across the aisle on issues of climate change? (January 10, 2017)
  31. Science Congress honour for Hyderabad University VC raises hackles (January 4, 2017)
  32. By itself, the question ‘what to expect in science in 2017’ misses the point (January 1, 2017)

Video – scripts

  1. Asteroid Ceres as many ingredients for the recipe of life (February 17, 2017)
  2. All you need to know about ISRO’s PSLV C37 mission – 1 launch, 104 satellites (February 14, 2017)

2016

  1. Why independent media is essential to good science journalism (December 30, 2016)
  2. In the most discussed research papers of 2016, an American skew (December 29, 2016)
  3. Seven of the fishiest ‘science’ claims Indians made in 2016 (December 27, 2016)
  4. Two papers by senior BARC scientist retracted on accusations of self-plagiarism (December 22, 2016)
  5. Erik Verlinde says we don’t need dark matter. His reasoning is more mysterious. (December 20, 2016)
  6. What is a headline’s relationship with an article about uncertainty? (December 19, 2016)
  7. Bad press? Why you shouldn’t blame journalists alone for exaggerated health news (December 17, 2016)
  8. The Wire has moved to HTTPS. This is why. (December 16, 2016)
  9. ISRO Mars Orbiter Mission’s methane instrument has a glitch (December 15, 2016)
  10. Has LIGO actually proved Einstein wrong – and found signs of quantum gravity? (December 14, 2016)
  11. Indian finding poses new challenge to Nobel-winning theory about superconductors (December 2, 2016)
  12. Review: ‘Arrival’, a new first-contact classic, is what ‘Interstellar’ failed to be (November 8, 2016)
  13. Blinded by its cow-urine craze, the government isn’t fostering good research practices (November 26, 2016)
  14. How India’s TeamIndus plans to put a rover on the moon next year (November 22, 2016)
  15. Finance ministry sends unclear signals about ink on new Rs 2000 notes (November 20, 2016)
  16. Remembering Kristallnacht, Hitler’s last pogrom before the Holocaust (November 10, 2016)
  17. Can a scientist working in India win a science Nobel by 2035? (November 6, 2016)
  18. Where does ISRO stand on the surgical strikes and silica aerogels? (October 27, 2016)
  19. How a giant telescope in Maharashtra helped track the fate of ExoMars lander (October 25, 2016)
  20. Fishy data from 1990s probe has scientists considering ‘hidden valleys’ in physics (October 23, 2016)
  21. The INO story is finally going somewhere, but not uphill (October 22, 2016)
  22. How scientists used an ultrafast laser to blow up water (October 21, 2016)
  23. Scientists shouldn’t always look for utility in the beauty of shapes (October 20, 2016)
  24. There’s plenty of room at the bottom – the Nobel chemistry laureates put a nanocar there (October 5, 2016)
  25. How the physics laureates used geometry to tame the very weird of the very small (October 4, 2016)
  26. Elon Musk unveils concept of how SpaceX will take humans to Mars (September 28, 2016)
  27. Seven reasons ISRO’s latest PSLV launch was significant (September 26, 2016)
  28. Haryana, please note: the lab test to check for beef works best if meat is uncooked (September 15, 2016)
  29. Four reasons you should pay attention to ISRO’s successful GSLV F05 launch (September 7, 2016)
  30. SpaceX didn’t lose just a Falcon 9 rocket in Cape Canaveral explosion (September 2, 2016)
  31. ISRO will test scramjet engine on August 28 (August 25, 2016)
  32. 50 years of the iconic first ‘Earthrise’ shot (August 23, 2016)
  33. The anomaly at Atomki: Have scientists really found a fifth force of nature? (August 17, 2016)
  34. ISRO plans return to Mars with Mangalyaan 2.0 (August 12, 2016)
  35. LUX and LHC haven’t found the particles they were looking for? No problem (August 8, 2016)
  36. Physicists downcast as new particle ‘spotted’ at LHC vanishes with more data (August 5, 2016)
  37. If we’re going to search for sanjeevani, this is how to do it (July 29, 2016)
  38. ‘Kabali’, a great Rajinikanth experience if you know what you’re looking for (July 23, 2016)
  39. University of Rajasthan silent over plagiarism claims against professor (July 22, 2016)
  40. ISRO plans scramjet engine test atop its heaviest sounding rocket in July (July 13, 2016)
  41. NASA Juno scientists keen on studying water on Jupiter (July 6, 2016)
  42. NASA Juno spacecraft in orbit around Jupiter after five-year journey (July 5, 2016)
  43. ISRO clears PSLV to launch sats into multiple orbits (June 29, 2016)
  44. How will Brexit impact science in the UK? (June 24, 2016)
  45. Five songs to remember Operation Barbarossa and the ecstasy of Hitler’s betrayal by, at 75 (June 22, 2016)
  46. NASA’s retro Mars-recruitment posters call for explorers (June 22, 2016)
  47. ISRO launches 36th PSLV mission with a record 20 satellites including CartoSat (June 22, 2016)
  48. LIGO detects second black hole merger, sets gravitational wave astronomy on its way (June 15, 2016)
  49. In lighting up our world, we are losing sight of others (June 10, 2016)
  50. The four newest elements in the Periodic Table have names (June 9, 2016)
  51. A microwave peek into our stellar neighbourhood (June 8, 2016)
  52. A universe out of sight (June 5, 2016)
  53. Patient profits and the global burden of curing Hep-C (June 1, 2016)
  54. What quelled the Harappans? Not a simple drought. (May 27, 2016)
  55. ISRO’s reusable launch vehicle: what happened and what next? (May 24, 2016)
  56. Like its name, X-Men: Apocalypse finds itself in the end (May 24, 2016)
  57. Why haven’t ISRO and the US signed their commercial space launch agreement yet? (May 23, 2016)
  58. What’s ISRO testing on May 23? (May 18, 2016)
  59. Siddhartha Mukherjee prepares us for a crucial moment in the history of the genome (May 17, 2016)
  60. Start of LHC’s 2016 run suffused with hopes of a new particle (May 16, 2016)
  61. India’s prospects for hosting the Thirty Metre Telescope (May 8, 2016)
  62. Not just tigers, our leopards are in trouble as well – and we’re ignoring them (May 6, 2016)
  63. Thirty-seven Indians among LIGO scientists to win Special Breakthrough Prize (May 5, 2016)
  64. Japan’s flagship astronomy satellite declared list (April 29, 2016)
  65. 10 iconic images to recall 26 years of the Hubble Space Telescope (April 24, 2016)
  66. Over half of India’s medical schools didn’t publish original research in 2005-2014 (April 23, 2016)
  67. We’ve become more ambitious about reaching Alpha Centauri – what changed? (April 13, 2016)
  68. Starshot, a billionaire’s new mission to get to Alpha Centauri in 20 years (April 13, 2016)
  69. NASA operators manage to bring K2 out of emergency mode (April 12, 2016)
  70. Appa Rao and coauthors to apologise for plagiarised paper in journal (April 12, 2016)
  71. Making a meal of invasive species can sometimes be a prickly issue (April 11, 2016)
  72. Govt. paper about IPR issues found to contain plagiarised text (April 10, 2016)
  73. Planet-hunting K2 spacecraft in trouble (April 9, 2016)
  74. Hyderabad University VC admits to plagiarism (April 5, 2016)
  75. ‘World class’ optical telescope, and India’s largest, to be activated near Nainital (March 30, 2016)
  76. LHC switches on for experiments in 2016 – what’s in the pipeline? (March 29, 2016)
  77. First demo that some future particle accelerators may be 100x smaller (March 24, 2016)
  78. All you need to know to get started on particle physics (March 21, 2016)
  79. Physicists excited as prospects for suspected new fundamental particle improve (March 19, 2016)
  80. Andrew Wiles wins 2016 Abel Prize for proving Fermat’s Last Theorem (March 8, 2016)
  81. Machine beats human at a complex boardgame – but don’t cheer yet (March 15, 2016)
  82. Rivalling LHC’s energy, Japanese high-intensity collider nears completion (March 3, 2016)
  83. Misplaced pride on NASA scholarship for Indian girl trips up national media (March 3, 2016)
  84. First scientific result from Mars Orbiter Mission published (March 3, 2016)
  85. 2013 amendments to Wassenaar Arrangement need rewording, US State Department concedes (March 1, 2016)
  86. Aliso Canyon methane leak was worst in recorded history (March 1, 2016)
  87. Evidence for a new ‘ghost’ particle builds to explain 20-year-old anomaly (February 28, 2016)
  88. Umberto Eco, a fighter at the frontier of infinity (February 20, 2016)
  89. Scientists claim sensational detection of gravitational waves and herald new era in astronomy (February 11, 2016)
  90. NASA’s colossal SLS rocket on track for 2018 test, with tiny hitchhikers (February 4, 2016)
  91. UCL cancels homeopathy event by Indian docs after complaints (February 2, 2016)
  92. Remembering the Battle of Stalingrad, 73 years on (February 2, 2016)
  93. Priggish NEJM editorial misses the point it almost made (January 24, 2015)
  94. Caltech astronomers build evidence for a ninth planet beyond Pluto (January 20, 2016)
  95. Wolf Prizes for 2016 announced (January 14, 2016)
  96. Parsing Ajay Sharma v. E = mc2 (January 12, 2016)
  97. What makes a hydrogen bomb so deadly and why North Korea says it has one (January 8, 2016)
  98. Covering science at The Wire: 10 picks from 2015 (January 2, 2016)

Video – scripts

  1. How ISRO gave us a high in 2016 (December 31, 2016)

2015

  1. SpaceX reuses Falcon 9 main stage in long-awaited first (December 22, 2015)
  2. Fabiola Gianotti set to become first woman to lead CERN (December 20, 2015)
  3. Hopes for a new particle at the LHC offset by call for more data (December 16, 2015)
  4. Physicists could have to wait 66,000 yottayears to see an electron decay (December 15, 2015)
  5. New LHC data has more of the same but could something be in the offing? (December 15, 2015)
  6. Searching for actual source of plutonium isotope also sets cap on gravitational wave detection (December 10, 2015)
  7. #ChennaiRains changes everything (December 3, 2015)
  8. Relativity’s kin, the Bose-Einstein condensate, is 90 now (December 2, 2015)
  9. ISRO scores big with this ASTROSAT instrument (November 21, 2015)
  10. NASA telescopes logs the 1,000th blackhole birth it’s spotted (November 17, 2015)
  11. Particle accelerators may soon be within reach of the developing world (November 15, 2015)
  12. Is the universe as we know it stable? (November 11, 2015)
  13. Is religion making our kids less altruistic? (November 10, 2015)
  14. An app for dissent in the 21st century (November 7, 2015)
  15. Cybersecurity, a horse with no name (October 22, 2015)
  16. Geoff Marcy sexually harassed his students for three decades because he had great help (October 16, 2015)
  17. Mobile network shutdowns could be human rights violations (October 10, 2015)
  18. Svetlana Alexievich gets literature Nobel for dark, emotional chronicles of Soviet life (October 8, 2015)
  19. Key studies on how DNA gets damaged and repaired win chemistry Nobel (October 7, 2015)
  20. Physics Nobel rewards neutrino work, but has sting in the tail for India (October 6, 2015)
  21. Physics Nobel for discovery that proved neutrinos have mass (October 6, 2015)
  22. How an ancient Chinese text fought malaria and won a Nobel, while India lags behind (October 5, 2015)
  23. Mars is there, waiting to be reached – bringing it home is the problem (October 2, 2015)
  24. NASA finds more signs of liquid water on Mars (September 28, 2015)
  25. PSLV lifts off with India’s first astronomical satellite (September 28, 2015)
  26. Stunning new colour image of Pluto released (September 25, 2015)
  27. Why ASTROSAT is not “India’s Hubble” (September 23, 2015)
  28. With new encryption policy, government wants to snoop on everything (September 21, 2015)
  29. India to put its first dedicated astronomical telescope in space (September 20, 2015)
  30. From unboiling eggs to the effects of kissing, rewards for good ol’ curiosity (September 20, 2015)
  31. Impoverishing science by its association with divisive social issues (September 19, 2015)
  32. Nobel archives shed new light on key omissions (September 15, 2015)
  33. Beyond the surface of Einstein’s relativity lay a chimerical geometry (September 10, 2015)
  34. The international fight against spyware needs a level playing field (September 8, 2015)
  35. Weak but recurring anomalous signal rivets particle physics (September 7, 2015)
  36. Why the F-91W keeps ticking (August 31, 2015)
  37. The GSLV D6 launch is a confidence booster (August 28, 2015)
  38. The Arab Spring ran out of steam but it did succeed in clearing the air (August 27, 2015)
  39. GitHub hit by DDoS attack (August 25, 2015)
  40. Not all waterworlds can host life (August 23, 2015)
  41. A hydrogen-based superconductor first predicted in 1968 comes to life (August 19, 2015)
  42. Behind the Tianjin explosions, a simple but deadly chemistry (August 18, 2015)
  43. Government invites comments on DNA Profiling Bill, even if belatedly (August 18, 2015)
  44. Eager-to-please AT&T brought NSA snooping success (August 16, 2015)
  45. What a little ooze on the ocean floor tells us about the big climate change picture (August 13, 2015)
  46. Government cites ‘security implications’ to deny RTI query on identity of Nehru vandal (August 9, 2015)
  47. How do you know when a nuclear weapon test has happened? (August 6, 2015)
  48. The devil in Obama’s new emissions target for the US lies in base year details (August 5, 2015)
  49. ISPs put their foot down, ask government to get clear on #PornBan (August 5, 2015)
  50. Govt. dials back on order to ban all porn (August 4, 2015)
  51. The government doesn’t want you accessing porn on the Internet anymore (August 3, 2015)
  52. #fieldworkfail, an endearing chronicle of scientists in their natural environments (July 31, 2015)
  53. The poor boy from Rameshwaram who gave flight to a nation’s dreams (July 28, 2015)
  54. The Wire replies to the government’s concerns with our criticism of the DNA Profiling Bill (July 25, 2015)
  55. Modi wants the DNA Profiling Bill passed right away. Here’s why it shouldn’t be. (July 24, 2015)
  56. The net can’t be neutral if regulators are biased against voice over Internet (July 21, 2015)
  57. Yoichiro Nambu, the silent revolutionary in particle physics, is dead (July 18, 2015)
  58. DoT backs net neutrality but wants end to free domestic Skype, WhatsApp calls (July 17, 2015)
  59. Of small steps and giant leaps of collective imagination (July 16, 2015)
  60. Instead of reaching the sky, Aakash ends up six feet below (July 15, 2015)
  61. Physicists find exotic particle with five quarks (July 14, 2015)
  62. What you need to know about the Pluto flyby (July 14, 2015)
  63. WikiLeaked emails of IT firm show India as ‘really huge’ market for snooping, spyware (July 10, 2015)
  64. Open defecation affects pregnancy outcomes too, new study finds (July 9, 2015)
  65. A telescope that gives India a new place in the Sun (July 8, 2015)
  66. Probe encounters glitch 10 days ahead of historic rendezvous with Pluto (July 6, 2015)
  67. Petition asks why Aadhar is a must to unlock Modi’s digital locker (July 4, 2015)
  68. Management school that made exaggerated claims to end admissions (July 3, 2015)
  69. A new particle to break the Standard Model? (July 2, 2015)
  70. SpaceX rocket blows up but let’s remember that #SpaceIsHard (June 29, 2015)
  71. Want anonymity on the Internet? ICANN thinks you can’t (June 29, 2015)
  72. How small universities can game rankings (June 28, 2015)
  73. Beijing’s buildings make for bad breathing but the news from India is worse (June 27, 2015)
  74. The Indus and Ganges-Brahmaputra Basins are drying up faster than we’d like (June 22, 2015)
  75. Pluto-bound probe takes first colour-images of dwarf planet and its moon (June 22, 2015)
  76. Is Reliance Jio sending unsecured Indian data into China? (June 19, 2015)
  77. Could there be life on Europa? NASA okays mission to find out (June 19, 2015)
  78. Indian coder, lawyer taken on Israeli company’s threats (June 16, 2015)
  79. Playing villains, he made a giant of himself (June 15, 2015)
  80. Israeli firm strong-arms Indian techie for exposing suspicious code (June 9, 2015)
  81. How we’ve let ourselves become anxious about monosodium glutamate (June 7, 2015)
  82. In the last decade, six times as many Indians as Chinese applied for green cards (June 5, 2015)
  83. LHC revs up to go where no collider has gone before (June 3, 2015)
  84. IMD revises monsoon forecast down by 5% but let’s not say drought yet (June 3, 2015)
  85. A call for a new human right, the right to encryption (June 2, 2015)
  86. Q&A with scientists from the world’s largest science experiment (May 31, 2015)
  87. Why you should care about the New Horizons probe nearing Pluto (May 29, 2015)
  88. Twitter isn’t impressed with what we’re doing about climate change (May 26, 2015)
  89. Remembering John Nash, mathematician who unlocked game theory for economics (May 25, 2015)
  90. ISRO keeps up steady trickle of photos from Mars Orbiter (May 23, 2015)
  91. Two of Alan Turing’s WW-II papers are now in the public domain (May 21, 2015)
  92. As seas exchange heat, the Indian Ocean is becoming a marine hothouse (May 21, 2015)
  93. It’s time for ISRO to reach for the (blue) sky (May 19, 2015)
  94. Why Indian science projects must plan for cultural conversations, too (May 18, 2015)
  95. Most antidepressant drug combos in India are unapproved (May 17, 2015)
  96. An upvote for Ayurveda from the Swiss government – alongside homeopathy (May 15, 2015)
  97. A look at India from the International Space Station (May 11, 2015)
  98. Forecasting quakes in the Himalaya with a peek into its past (May 11, 2015)

Quartz

  1. The most iconic photos captured by the 25-year-old Hubble space telescope (April 24, 2015)
  2. India’s tuberculosis epidemic could be stopped—if only the government had the will (March 26, 2015)
  3. The world’s largest science experiment is about to be restarted (March 24, 2015)
  4. Why there could be life on Venus (November 20, 2014)

Scroll

  1. Three overlooked reasons why India’s healthcare indicators remain abysmal (January 2, 2015)
  2. India’s latest space rocket is no ‘jugaad’ (December 18, 2014)
  3. Four charts show why India’s youth suicide rate is among the world’s highest (December 12, 2014)
  4. Who among India’s young are likely to become modern slaves? (December 2, 2014)
  5. Why India must quickly build a neutrino observatory under a Tamil Nadu hill (November 27, 2014)
  6. Sorry, Home Minister, the idea of uncertainty did not come from the Vedas (November 18, 2014)
  7. Why the US-China climate deal has pushed India into a corner (November 13, 2014)

The Copernican

2014

  1. The violent history of the Chelyabinsk meteorite (June 23, 2014)
  2. The hunt for supersymmetry: Is a choke on the cards (April 29, 2014)
  3. Feeling the pulse of the space-time continuum (April 17, 2014)
  4. Better to have been a mammal in India (April 10, 2014)
  5. Ambivalent promises for S&T in the BJP manifesto (April 7, 2014)
  6. The nonsense in Wockhardt’s reply to the FDA (April 7, 2014)
  7. ‘Cure poverty before launching satellites to Mars’ doesn’t work (April 4, 2014)
  8. What this year’s Abel Prize winner achieved (March 20, 2014)
  9. The stuff we learn after a plane goes missing (March 16, 2014)
  10. NASA goes green (March 5, 2014)
  11. For the last loophole, let there be light! (February 24, 2014)
  12. What is a fusion reaction? (February 21, 2014)
  13. We’re one step closer to nuclear fusion but still miles away (February 13, 2014)
  14. Remains of an ancient universe (February 8, 2014)
  15. An engineer’s opinions (February 5, 2014)
  16. An enigma by any name (January 28, 2014)
  17. And the GSLV flew! (January 6, 2014)

2013

  1. The electron is spherical. That’s bad news. (December 21, 2013)
  2. Is this Higgs boson THE Higgs boson? (November 27, 2013)
  3. Why do we need dark matter? (November 3, 2013)
  4. Would you just calm down about the Bose in the boson? (October 10, 2013)
  5. New science is not bad science (September 25, 2013)
  6. Time crystals, Josephson junctions and metastable machines (September 18, 2013)
  7. After-math of the Ashes (September 8, 2013)
  8. Let’s unMonsanto the debate (September 2, 2013)
  9. But the GSLV won’t fly (August 22, 2013)
  10. The way the foot falls (August 18, 2013)
  11. Science communication in India: Answers to the callout (August 11, 2013)
  12. An uneven appreciation of dissent (August 9, 2013)
  13. Where the Indian idea of infiniteness? (August 6, 2013)
  14. Hey Indian science-stories reader, I’d like to hear from you! (August 3, 2013)
  15. Another window on new physics closes (July 19, 2013)
  16. Absence makes the communication grow fonder (July 18, 2013)
  17. Second star found to have magnetic-field flips also flips them fast (July 5, 2013)
  18. Perpetual debates on a new motion machine (July 3, 2013)
  19. O Voyager, where art thou? (June 28, 2013)
  20. A battery of power (June 19, 2013)
  21. A closet of hidden phenomena (June 15, 2013)
  22. Ringing in the new age (June 11, 2013)
  23. Can science and philosophy mix constructively? (June 6, 2013)
  24. Bitcoins and the landscape of internet commerce (June 2, 2013)
  25. What are bitcoins? (May 31, 2013)
  26. Bohr and the breakaway from classical mechanics (May 19, 2013)
  27. Why hasn’t the universe been annihilated yet? (May 16, 2013)
  28. Your chance to be an astronomer (May 8, 2013)
  29. Behind the scenes at Kudankulam… (May 7, 2013)
  30. Which way does antimatter swing? (May 1, 2013)
  31. Where’s all the antimatter? New CERN results show the way. (April 25, 2013)
  32. Titan may be running out of methane (April 16, 2013)
  33. If we will see farther, it will be by standing on the Higgs (April 8, 2013)
  34. A jingo bomb: Responses (April 6, 2013)
  35. A jingo bomb (March 28, 2013)
  36. The world is not enough (March 22, 2013)
  37. To decay or not to decay (March 14, 2013)
  38. How hard is it to violate Pauli’s exclusion principle? (March 11, 2013)
  39. Where does the Higgs boson come from? (March 8, 2013)
  40. Black holes: How heavy and how! – Part II (March 1, 2013)
  41. Improved outlook for S&T in India after Union Budget ’13? (February 28, 2013)
  42. Black holes: How heavy and how! (February 26, 2013)
  43. The Milner Awards: A germane offering (February 22, 2013)
  44. Marking the Copernican (February 19, 2013)
  45. Back to the brain (February 19, 2013)
  46. The other kinds of research (February 15, 2013)
  47. Seeing science (February 11, 2013)
  48. Electric eye, in the sky (February 9, 2013)
  49. Largest prime number (so far) found (February 5, 2013)
  50. Simplifying the hunt for Goldilocks’s bed (February 5, 2013)
  51. Fiat (less) lux! (February 4, 2013)
  52. A bounteous final frontier (February 1, 2013)
  53. A gedanken asymptote (January 31, 2013)
  54. The safest way to keep a secret (January 25, 2013)
  55. Cattus ex machina! (January 23, 2013)
  56. Big ideas, small words (January 19, 2013)
  57. Welcome to the Roman Empire! (January 19, 2013)
  58. When do you know if you’ve gone far enough? (January 14, 2013)
  59. Floored by the door (January 11, 2013)
  60. There’s something wrong with this universe (January 6, 2013)

2012

  1. The case of the red-haired kids (December 30, 2012)
  2. The literature of metaphysics (December 27, 2012)
  3. A superpower flickers (December 25, 2012)
  4. Dr. Sheldon Stone on the Higgs search (December 22, 2013)
  5. How big is your language? (December 20, 2012)
  6. First-ever video footage of the giant squid? (December 18, 2012)
  7. How will nuclear fusion develop in a carbon-free world (December 16, 2012)
  8. We looked for one. Did we find two? (December 15, 2012)
  9. The strong CP problem: We’re just lost (December 14, 2012)
  10. Back to square… one? (December 13, 2012)
  11. Covering particle physics (December 9, 2012)
  12. Know your rover: Curiosity (December 9, 2012)
  13. The intelligence explosion (December 9, 2012)
  14. A question of ethics, ends and means (December 9, 2012)

The Hindu

2014

  1. Internet sees red on Heartbleed (April 12, 2014)
  2. It is neither pepper nor chilli (February 16, 2014)
  3. ‘English is the world’s mirror’ (February 1, 2014)
  4. The Indian space saga (January 14, 2014)

2013

  1. Voyager’s voyage (September 16, 2013)
  2. Life distilled (August 3, 2013)
  3. Rising temperatures and flaring tempers linked (August 2, 2013)
  4. Amar, Bose of sound, is dead at 83 (July 13, 2013)
  5. AICTE rescinds Microsoft Office 365 mandate (May 10, 2013)
  6. Engineering students locked into Microsoft Office (April 22, 2013)
  7. Good time to be a web-developer? (April 8, 2013)
  8. A litany of horror (April 6, 2013)

2012

  1. Will we find the way out of the biofuels dilemma? (November 12, 2012)
  2. It’s a mixed bag: Interview of Dr. Kannan Soundararajan, Stanford University (October 15, 2012)
  3. The internet becomes a trillion times roomier (June 8, 2012)
  4. Amateur astronomer debuts with transit (June 7, 2012)
  5. Chennai’s tryst with Venus (June 6, 2012)

The Hindu – Opinion

2014

  1. The ostensible reason for a web filter (December 2, 2014)
  2. An elusive detector for an elusive particle (March 31, 2014)
  3. A new window into an old world (March 25, 2014)
  4. Bitcoins: missing the real revolution (January 4, 2014)

2013

  1. ‘Research in India happens in a few elite institutions’ (November 13, 2013)
  2. Much ado about the Bose in the boson (October 12, 2013)
  3. Lending weight to the question of mass (October 10, 2013)
  4. Absence makes the communication grow fonder (July 20, 2013)
  5. MIT I ask, where’s my metadata? (July 13, 2013)
  6. An offer from the mob you can’t afford to use (April 20, 2013)
  7. When the truth virtually got hit (April 6, 2013)
  8. This gag order is no faking news (February 18, 2013)
  9. Pushed into the abyss (January 16, 2013)

2012

  1. This tablet is not a mood elevator (December 4, 2012)

The Hindu – Science & technology

2014

  1. Engineers find the helix’s twisted cousin (April 24, 2014)
  2. Young universe was slow to expand, survey finds (April 9, 2014)
  3. Cosmic inflation no longer theory, now a fact (March 19, 2014)
  4. A disposable microscope for as little as $1 (March 12, 2014)
  5. Oculus closing the rift before a high-tech reality (February 26, 2014)
  6. The Solar System’s dynamic start (January 29, 2014)
  7. Wearable electronics for inside-the-body use developed (January 22, 2014)
  8. Type 1a supernova spotted in M82 galaxy (January 22, 2014)
  9. Rosetta to reawaken for final mission (January 16, 2014)

2013

  1. One solution for two problems in fuel cells (December 26, 2013)
  2. New light on human hand evolution (December 19, 2013)
  3. Squeezing cells to check for cancer (November 21, 2013)
  4. Sun’s magnetic poles set to ‘flip’ (November 17, 2013)
  5. ‘Muscle memory’ induced by steroids (October 31, 2013)
  6. Improving the efficiency of solar panels (October 24, 2013)
  7. Standard Model of particle physics validated (October 10, 2013)
  8. A particle accelerator on your fingertip (October 3, 2013)
  9. Water found in Martian soil (September 27, 2013)
  10. Unusual third Van Allen belt explained (September 26, 2013)
  11. Voyager 1 is out of the Solar System (September 13, 2013)
  12. Flexible wires from spider silk conduct electricity (September 12, 2013)
  13. CO2 effect: Focus on marine fauna (August 29, 2013)
  14. A leap forward in ‘flow’ batteries (August 22, 2013)
  15. Carbon nanotubes for next-gen conductors (August 1, 2013)
  16. Insects inspire simpler prosthetics (July 24, 2013)
  17. Better batteries from rice husk (July 11, 2013)
  18. Gamma-ray telescope takes shape (July 4, 2013)
  19. Human neuron birthrate found (June 13, 2013)
  20. Accounting for all the light (May 30, 2013)
  21. Graphene paves way for better digital storage (May 16, 2013)
  22. New sign of black-hole birth? (May 9, 2013)
  23. Improving microprocessor speed (April 25, 2013)
  24. Quantum states preserved longer (April 18, 2013)
  25. Largest space telescope to turn blind soon (March 28, 2013)
  26. Cheaper way to detect ammonia (March 21, 2013)
  27. Higgs boson closer than ever (March 7, 2013)
  28. Life from the stuff between stars (February 28, 2013)
  29. Water from the cold underworld (February 14, 2013)
  30. Pulsar behaviour defies theories (January 31, 2013)
  31. A different kind of experiment at CERN (January 24, 2013)
  32. LHC to re-awaken in 2015 with doubled energy, luminosity (January 10, 2013)

2012

  1. One of the hottest planets cold enough for ice (December 6, 2012)
  2. Window closes on new theory of particle physics (November 22, 2012)
  3. Significance of Martian methane (November 14, 2012)
  4. EU reduces support for first-generation biofuels (November 8, 2012)
  5. What next after a Higgs boson-like particle? (July 5, 2012)

The Hindu – Infographics

2014

  1. A story of higher incomes in a time of inflation (March 6, 2014)
  2. Budgets in the time of UPA: Where’d the money go? (February 21, 2014)
  3. A legislative history of the 15th Lok Sabha (February 11, 2014)
  4. For different Indians, disability means different things (February 5, 2014)
  5. We learn little in our schools (January 21, 2014)
  6. To grow older than anyone’s grown before (January 9, 2014)

2013

  1. Our States are coming closer (December 25, 2013)
  2. We are a nation of the working poor (December 18, 2013)
  3. India lives in her (mid-sized) villages (December 11, 2013)
  4. Who is behind the rise in voter turnouts? (December 4, 2013)
  5. How many MPs win convincingly? (November 19, 2013)
  6. How we vote, and who wins elections (November 12, 2013)
  7. Contesting for polls in India is rough (November 5, 2013)
  8. Like politics, is voter interest local, too? (October 29, 2013)
  9. Why do ‘criminal’ MPs get re-elected? (October 9, 2013)
  10. Rajan Panel report: It’s a battle of the States (October 2, 2013)
  11. Migration worldwide: Decade of the ‘Gulf’ (September 25, 2013)
  12. A fondness for the death penalty? (September 17, 2013)
  13. India is 19-31 years old (September 10, 2013)
  14. Data busts some myths on sexual violence (September 3, 2013)
  15. Heterogeneous country, homogeneously skewed (August 27, 2013)
  16. How do the cookies crumble? (August 25, 2013)
  17. Lok Sabha’s Legacy (August 20, 2013)
  18. Taking stock of Telangana (July 31, 2013)
  19. A story of spending (July 30, 2013)

The Hindu – Multimedia

  1. Podcast: Nobel hear: Physics (October 9, 2012)
  2. Podcast: Nobel hear: Medicine or physiology (October 8, 2012)
  3. Podcast: iPhone 5 unwrapped (September 16, 2012)
  4. Video: A glimpse of Venus (June 6, 2012)

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