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#JusticeForFathima: Does IIT Madras really have an Islamophobia problem?  

One of the students on campus said on her FB page that the campus was a 'violent space that stinks of elitism, casteism, classism and Islamophobia — but is this the view of only a few?

Published on 14th November 2019
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#ThrowbackToday: How the first primate in space met a gruesome death

In today's #TBT, here's remembering all those animals sent to space, especially Albert II, totally the most illustrious of them all. Here's more about what and who followed after this primate  

Published on 14th June 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: How the world mourned the death of astronaut Kalpana Chawla and her brilliance

In today's #TBT, we remember the first woman of Indian-origin to travel to space, Kalpana Chawla. When she flew aboard the space-rated orbiter Columbia the second time, it was the last time she did so

Published on 1st February 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: It was 56 years ago today when the first human walked in space. And nearly died while doing so

In today's #TBT, we introduce you to Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov. Some of you might already know him as the first man to walk in space. Did you know he came very close to losing his life for it?

Published on 18th March 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: The film that pioneered visual effects, 2001: A Space Odyssey, released 53 years ago today

In today's #TBT, we ask you, have you watched American director Stanley Kubrick's most talked-about film 2001: A Space Odyssey? Then we highly recommend that you watch it right away

Published on 2nd April 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: The first time humans recorded a comet colliding with the Almighty Sun

In today's #TBT, we take a trip back to a very significant day — the day when humans recorded an instance when a comet clashed with the Sun. What followed? Read on to find out

Published on 30th August 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: The gorgeous pictures Hubble telescope relays back since it was launched into Earth's orbit three decades ago

In today's #TBT, we tell you about the Hubble Space Telescope and why its Instagram account is the one you should ardently follow. Also, Suez Canal's construction began today! Here's all about it 

Published on 25th April 2021
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#WhatTheFAQ: So, is the asteroid twice the size of Burj Khalifa that's going to fly by Earth today dangerous?

NASA has been keeping track of the orbit of this particular asteroid for a long time now and these are the conclusions it has arrived at

Published on 18th January 2022
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'First discovery of many potentially habitable planets': Researchers discover vapour in exoplanet's atmosphere

The search also detected signs of water vapour in the atmosphere and Earth-like temperatures that could potentially support life

Published on 12th September 2019
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'Get My Parking': This app helps people to park their vehicles smartly

It might take a heavy dose of luck if you want to find a parking space in a city. Two youngsters, one an engineer with an MBA and the other, an MBA, came together with a plan to sort out this issue

Published on 9th May 2018
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60 percent of women say Indian schools have inadequate facilities to dispose sanitary pads: Annual Menstrual Hygiene Survey

In workspaces too, 41 percent women felt their office needed better cleanliness and facilities to change and dispose sanitary pads off in toilets

Published on 27th May 2020
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A housewife from Karnataka has helped provide clean drinking water to over 600 localities in the state

Chinnmaye Praveen set up  GeWinn Wachstum to help those who had no access to clean drinking water in different parts of Karnataka by setting up water ATMs in public spaces

Published on 18th May 2020
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A new source of gravitational waves detected by scientists 

Gravitational waves are produced when celestial objects collide and the ensuing energy creates ripples in the fabric of space-time which carry all the way to detectors on Earth

Published on 2nd July 2021
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A place where we celebrated democracy: What the JNUSU office means to students and why they won't let it go

Students on campus say that the office is one of the very few spaces on campus that remained for democratic dialogue and debate. Will they be allowed to keep this space? 

 

Published on 16th October 2019
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A remote-controlled drone created by IIT Madras students can track, hack and snag rogue drones

Vasu Gupta and Rishabh Vashisthaof the Aerospace Department of IIT Madras have developed the prototype

Published on 5th March 2020

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