Tag: Astrophysicist

Mexican astrophysicist discovers first galaxies in universe

Mexico City: A Mexican astrophysicist has identified some of the first galaxies in our universe together with a team of researchers. The National Autonomous University of Mexico on Saturday said that the newly-identified galaxies are: Segue-1, Bootes I, Tucana II and Ursa Mayor I. All were formed more than 13 billion years ago, reports Xinhua […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Google honours astrophysicist Chandrasekhar with doodle

New Delhi: Google on Thursday marked the 107th birth anniversary of Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, the first astrophysicist to have won a Nobel Prize for his theory on the evolution of stars, with a Doodle. The Indian-American astrophysicist, known for his theory of white dwarfs, was born on October 19, 1910, to a Tamil family in Lahore […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Renowned astrophysicist Yash Pal dies at 90

Noida: Renowned astrophysicist Professor Yash Pal, who did yeoman work in the field of cosmic rays and high energy physics, died here on Monday night due to age-related illness. He was 90. A passionate educator who became popular specially with children for his programmes that enunciated tough subjects in simple terms, Yash Pal made significant […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021