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Nov 07, 2017
ISRO's space telescope AstroSat measures X-ray polarisation of the Crab pulsar in the Taurus constellationThe landmark measurement by the satellite's CZT (Cadmium-Zinc-Telluride) imaging instrument challenges theories of high energy X-ray emission from pulsars.
Nov 06, 2017
Indian astronomers obtain the ‘most precise hard X-ray polarization measurements of the Crab pulsar so far’Crab pulsar contains 1.4 solar masses and rotates thirty times every second emitting a pulse of radiation in almost all wavelengths every 33 milliseconds.
Oct 18, 2017
More than 40 scientists from 13 Indian institutions played a role in the observation of gravitational waves from colliding neutron starsThe Indian scientists were part of the team of 1,200 scientists from 100 institutions worldwide.
Oct 17, 2017
The Indian assets that contibuted to the scientific understanding of the neutron star collision observed by LIGOThe HCT in Ladakh, the GMRT in Pune and the AstroSat, India's first dedicated space observatory launched by ISRO two years ago all played a role.
Oct 16, 2017
Scientists announce first direct observation of gravitational waves from the merger of two neutron starsNear-simultaneous detection of the gravitational waves and gamma rays indicate that gravitational waves travel at the speed of light.
Oct 04, 2017
Three ISRO satellites celebrated their birth anniversaries in the last week of SeptemberThe Mars Orbiter Mission, The ScatSat-1 weather satellite and the AstroSat astronomical instrument all celebrated their birthdays.
Aug 15, 2017
70 years of Independence: India poised to join league of global scientific leadersThe Science Technology and Innovation policy of 2013 envisages positioning India among the top five global scientific powers by 2020.
Jul 20, 2017
Massive coronal explosion on Proxima Centauri spotted by Astrosat, Chandra and HubbleHubble, Astrosat and Chnadra have simultaneously detected a massive coronal explosion on the nearest planet-hosting star 'Proxima Centauri'.
Sep 28, 2015
Watch: ISRO launches Astrosat, India's first dedicated space observatory, successfullyAstrosat, India's first dedicated space observatory, will be launched on Monday at 10 AM from the spaceport of Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. It is aimed at studying celestial objects.
Sep 28, 2015
After Astrosat success, India set to launch 23 foreign satellitesIndia has signed up contracts to launch 23 foreign satellites soon