Author Archives: Narsingrao Sridhar

What happens when galaxies collide: Hubble showcases six mergers

To celebrate a new year, the NASA/ESA Space Telescope has published a montage of six beautiful galaxy mergers. Each of these merging systems was studied as part of the recent HiPEEC survey to investigate the rate of new star formation within such systems. These interactions are a key aspect of galaxy evolution and are among the most spectacular events in the lifetime of a galaxy. CREDIT ESA/Hubble, NASA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)-ESA/Hubble Collaboration and A. Evans (University of Virginia, Charlottesville/NRAO/Stony Brook University), A. Adamo et al.

It is during rare merging events that galaxies undergo dramatic changes in their appearance and in their stellar content. These systems are excellent laboratories to trace the formation of star clusters under extreme physical conditions. The Milky Way typically forms star clusters with masses that are 10 thousand times the mass of our Sun. This doesn’t compare to the masses ...

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Indian-Origin scientist develops nano 3D device to detect Covid-19 virus in 15 seconds

An image of the COVID-19 test chip made by aerosol jet nanoparticle 3D printing. CREDIT Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Lab, College of Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed an advanced nanomaterial-based biosensing platform that detects, within seconds, antibodies specific to SARS-CoV-2 or the coronavirus. It also helps to assess patient immunological response to the new vaccine. The study, published in the journal Advanced Materials, is Carnegie Mellon’s collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) and the UPMC. The testing platform identifies ...

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Tandav premiering on Amazon Prime Video on Jan 15

Tandav poster

Amazon Prime Video’s upcoming fictional political drama Tandav, has people raving with excitement. Taking the audience through the chaos in power corridors of the capital city of the largest democracy, created and directed by Ali Abbas Zafar. Starring Saif Ali Khan is know for essaying some of the very unconventional characters on screen and now being an important part of ...

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Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone come together for ‘Fighter’

Hrithik Roshan, Deepika Padukone and director Siddharth Anand put all rumours to rest as they announce their collaboration together today, on Hrithik Roshan’s birthday, with the film, ‘Fighter’. Hrithik Roshan took to his social media and introduced ‘Fighter’ with a motion poster and a sweet note introducing Siddharth Anand’s production house ‘MARFLIX’ and Deepika Padukone. His caption read, “Presenting a glimpse ...

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KGF 2 Teaser is out now

Hombale Films, AA Films & Excel Entertainment wish you a very Happy New Year 2021. The journey we have walked together is beautiful and we cherish those memories with love. We thank you from the bottom of our heart for standing by us, accepting KGF Chapter 1 as your own and joining forces to make it reach a larger group ...

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India approves Oxford Vaccine Covishield a day after UK’s approval

India’s drug Controller DCGI on Friday approved the Covishield coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University for emergency use, following the data scrutiny by manufacturer in India Serum Institute (SII) a day before. The decision comes after the United Kingdom’s approval on Thursday, bringing hope as the New Year dawns. India has recorded the world’s second-most Covid-19 infections after ...

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