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Solar System and The Sun

Who are we? Where do we come from? What is life? Are we alone in this Universe? These are some questions that great religious leaders, philosophers, and Scientists have from time to time attempted to answer. It is hard to answer any of these questions. We don’t have answers, only […]

Supernovae

A super nova is the final gigantic explosion of a super-giant star at the ends of its life nova means bright star in the sky and super nova means so much brightness. A super nova last for just a week or so but shines as brightly as a galaxy of […]

What is big bang?

What is the big bang? According to the books, up to class 12th, it is well said that big bang was a big explosion which happened millions of year ago and in this big bang whole thing just change to dust, gases & free ions and molecules. And it is […]

Life-cycle of stars

Life-cycle of stars The most remarkable discovery in all of astronomy is that the stars are made of atoms of the same kind as those on the earth. Richard P. Feynman (1918-1988) We have all wondered about the mysterious twinkling stars in the night sky at some point in our […]

Gravity (Gurutvakarshan) and Black Hole

Black Hole Kya Hai

The idea of a Gravity (Gurutvakarshan) and Black Hole is very fascinating among the students and common people also. Black holes are strange and fascinating star-like objects found in space. Different kinds of myth associated with Black Hole. Some people think that Black holes are the giant dead star which […]

Image Credits: NASA| The Kuiper Belt

THE KUIPER BELT

THE KUIPER BELT The Kuiper Belt: The issues surrounding the discovery of astrophysical objects can be complex. Sometimes these objects get discovered by chance and on other occasions, their existence is inferred or predicted by astronomers before their eventual discovery. A prediction was made in the year 1943 by an Irish […]

New address of Earth

It seems like a completely new definition of a supercluster. Previously Milky Way was placed in the Virgo Supercluster. Tully and colleagues said that it is the appendage of the much larger Laniakea, which is 160 million parsecs across and contains the mass of 100 million billion Suns. In ancient […]

Spacecraft

A spacecraft is blasted into space by its launch vehicle or rocket. The rocket is the only machine powerful enough to reach ‘escape velocity’ – the speed needed to break free from the pull of earth’s gravity. Usually, the spacecraft is folded up in the nose cone of the rocket. […]

top research institutes of india

Top Physics Research Institutes of India

Rewritten and Edited by: Prashant Kumar Sinha ARIES | Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences, Nainital: Astronomy and Astrophysics, and Atmospheric Physics. Bose Institute | Bose Institute, Kolkata: Atmospheric sciences, Biophysics, Complex systems and networks, Condensed matter physics and materials science, High energy physics and astroparticle physics, Quantum physics and quantum information, […]