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Old theories of 19th century scientist aid new light wave discovery

Equations by James Clerk Maxwell have helped to reveal how crystals can be manipulated to produce a distinctive form of lightwave.

09 Sep 2019 10:30 AM

'Taking vacation for first time in 18 years,' says Modi on Discovery's 'Man vs Wild'

When Grylls asked whether he ever dreamt of becoming a Prime Minister, Modi said his focus has always been the development of the nation.

13 Aug 2019 8:24 AM

'Man vs Wild' episode featuring PM Modi to air today at 9 pm

Shot in the Jim Corbett National Park, the special episode will be showcased in 180 countries around the world.

12 Aug 2019 2:51 PM

'PM Modi was calm in crisis,' says Discovery's 'Man vs Wild' host Bear Grylls

What stood out the most about Modi throughout the journey, Grylls said, was the global leader’s humility.

10 Aug 2019 12:37 PM

Solar system's most distant object is 'Farout' pink dwarf planet

Its discovery was announced on Monday by the International Astronomical Union’s Minor Planet Center.

19 Dec 2018 10:20 AM


Historians name 2 Indian Ocean 19th century shipwrecks

The museum’s examination of the images of the scattered remnants found it was possibly the brig W. Gordon or the barque Magdala.

04 May 2018 8:34 AM

New frog species found in Venezuela and Colombia

With multi-colored skin and a distinctive song, the Hyloscirtus japreria was discovered during expeditions over the past decade.

30 Mar 2018 8:43 AM

Egypt says 4,400-year-old tomb discovered outside Cairo

The tomb was found in a wider area of Giza’s western necropolis, which is known to be home to tombs from the Old Kingdom.

04 Feb 2018 9:47 AM

Scientists find massive Mayan society under Guatemala jungle

The study estimates that roughly 10 million people may have lived within the Maya Lowlands.

03 Feb 2018 1:48 PM

Chinese 'rainbow dinosaur' had iridescent feathers like hummingbirds

A evolutionary biologist says that the discovery suggests a more colourful Jurassic World than we previously imagined.

22 Jan 2018 9:13 AM


Fossil of dinosaur swept away in ancient Australian river found

Diluvicursor’s remains were found amongst a jumbled collection of large fossilised tree trunks, also swept down the river during a flood.

12 Jan 2018 10:24 AM

A dinosaur that looks like an odd mix of duck, croc, ostrich and swan discovered

The tiny creature, only about 18 inches (45 centimeters) tall, roamed 75 million years ago in what is now Mongolia.

07 Dec 2017 9:52 AM

Dazzling egg fossils crack open secrets of ancient flying reptiles

Scientist have unearthed more than 215 fossilised eggs belonging to species that soared during the age of dinosaurs.

04 Dec 2017 1:00 PM

First Interstellar visitor from solar system dazzles scientists

New data reveal the interstellar interloper to be a rocky, cigar-shaped object with a somewhat reddish hue.

30 Nov 2017 1:43 PM

Remains of ancient sea cow unearthed on California Island

The fossil skull and rib cage were discovered this summer on Santa Rosa Island, about 50 miles northwest of Los Angeles.

29 Nov 2017 2:35 PM


Frizzy-haired, smaller-headed orangutan may be new great ape

Scientist discovered new species of great ape, orangutan, but it might not be around for too long.

03 Nov 2017 11:28 AM

Scientists discover hidden chamber in Egypt’s Great Pyramid

An international team of scientists has discovered a mysterious large hidden cavity within Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza.

03 Nov 2017 11:04 AM

Land Rover launches 2017 Discovery at Rs 68.05 lakh

Land Rover has launched its 7-seater flagship in the country with deliveries commencing in three days.

31 Oct 2017 1:02 PM

Skull called oldest-known tsunami victim found in Papua New Guinea

Scientists say sediments in which bone found bear hallmarks of the giant wave. Skull fragment from coastal site dates back to 6,000 years ago.

27 Oct 2017 9:40 AM

Fossil footprints reveal existence of big early dinosaur predator

Scientists described the footprints from an ancient river bank in Lesotho and estimated that the dinosaur was about 30 feet (9 meters) long.

27 Oct 2017 9:11 AM