Dr T V Venkateswaran

Science communicator, science writer, research on history of science

Recent articles

Rock samples record the first day the dinosaurs wiped out

That’s the scenario scientists have hypothesized.

Why people gain weight as they get older?

This could open up new ways to treat obesity.

A new device generates electricity from darkness, the night sky

Using darkness to make something light.

The universe might be 2 billion years younger, study

The universe is looking younger every day, it seems.

The newly discovered comet might be an interstellar visitor

If it is interstellar, it would be only the second such object detected.

MIT engineers have developed the darkest black material to date

MIT engineers have recently came up with a darkest black material to date, that is 10 times blacker than anything that has previously been...


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My articles

Study disproves Hawking, shows tiny black holes may not account for Dark Matter

An international research team including Dr Surhud More and Dr Anupreeta More from Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune has ruled out the possibility of primordial black holes being a major constituent of Dark matter....

Our universe is less lumpy than estimated

An international group of researchers has released the most in-depth wide-field map of the three-dimensional distribution of matter in the universe ever made. The study suggests that the clumping of matter in the universe has happened more...