Dr Niruj Mohan Ramanujam

Astronomy EPO, public ownership of science, LGBT archives, cooking as a science.

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Quantum gravity’s tangled time

Temporal order between events can exhibit genuine quantum features.

Robots can now learn to swarm on the go

A new generation of swarming robots which can independently learn and evolve new behaviors in the wild is one step closer, thanks to research from the University of Bristol and the University of the West of England (UWE).

Maximum mass of lightest neutrino revealed

Understanding how neutrino mass can be estimated is important for future cosmological studies such as DESI and Euclid.

Chandrayaan 2 captures the first image of the Moon from Lunar Orbit

India's second lunar exploration mission, Chandrayaan-2- which launched on 22nd July 2019- has recently sent the first images of Moon taken from the moon's...

High-precision technique stores cellular ‘memory’ in DNA

Engineers program human and bacterial cells to keep a record of complex molecular events.

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Everything you wanted to know about the first ever image of a black hole

The Event Horizon Telescope has released the first direct image of a black hole and its neighbourhood. This black hole lurks in the centre of a nearby galaxy called M87. This historic image shows a ring of...

AstroSat discovers new group of stars in globular cluster NGC 2808

The Indian multi-wavelength space observatory AstroSat launched in September 2015 continues to yield exciting results. Using this observatory, astronomers from Thiruvananthapuram and Mumbai have identified a new population of ultraviolet stars in the globular cluster NGC 2808. Globular...