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For the historian of science and technology, the Narendra Modi government’s ambitious push for electric vehicles (EVs) should ring a bell. After many decades, India is witnessing once again the unseemly fraternisation of high technology and authoritarian governance. On the one hand, the government has championed EV, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and packaged sundry technologies into …

IISER scientists presented various topics ranging from new materials and devices for clean energy application, modern agricultural techniques and more They also showcased advanced technologies in the areas of molecular biology, antimicrobial resistance etc. PM Modi visited the state of the art supercomputer Param Brahma facility At the two-day visit of Director General of Police …

DAHLGREN, Va. – U.S. Navy officials briefed U.K. Royal Navy Rear Admiral Hugh Beard and his delegation on current and emerging technological programs during a tour of Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) Dec. 3. The timing of Beard’s NSWCDD visit – in the wake of a trilateral cooperation agreement signed by top leaders …

This vision sounds ho-hum to us today, when smartphones are ubiquitous. But it’s impressively prescient when we consider that this visionary wasn’t Mark Zuckerberg or Steve Jobs, but Nikola Tesla, speaking in 1926. But Tesla, who created some of the most important technological innovations of his time, was unable to win financial backing for his …

It’s a stellar black hole — the type that forms after massive stars die, collapse, and explode. Researchers had previously believed that the size limit was no more than 20 times the mass of our sun because as these stars die, they lose most of their mass through explosions that expel matter and gas lost …

Professor Jurriaan Ton, a Dutch expert in plant science at Sheffield University, feels British. His son was born here, his family love Yorkshire, and after more than a decade of producing highly cited research in the UK he has invested “massively” in the resources needed to make his blue skies research a success. But if …

Vikki Brown remembers when her animation professor asked if she was interested in working with scientists at Cal State Fullerton on black hole and gravitational wave research. “He said, ‘Are you into that?’ and I said, ‘Sure. I don’t know what it means, but it sounds cool,’” said Brown, a senior animation major and computer …

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — On Long Island, one of the fastest computers in the world is used to possibly save lives. Researchers at Stony Brook University have developed the world’s largest immersive visualization cabins, helping doctors find tiny cancers and much more. Thanks to a $1 million computer upgrade, if you step into one …

The world’s scientists are increasingly worried about our civilization’s reluctance to tackle climate change, so in a paper released today, thousands of them are raising the alarm. In a report published in the journal BioScience, over 11,000 of the world’s leading climate scientists have added their names to a declaration calling the planet’s current warming …

Image copyright AFP A global group of around 11,000 scientists have endorsed research that says the world is facing a climate emergency. The study, based on 40 years of data on a range of measures, says governments are failing to address the crisis. Without deep and lasting changes, the world is facing “untold human suffering” …