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Stephen Hawking Joins Russian Jewish Billionaire to Search for Aliens

London-based physicist Stephen Hawking has joined Russian Jewish billionaire Yuri Milner’s mega, first ever project in the world to trace and decode signals from aliens using two largest and powerful telescopes in the world. The $100-million, 10-year project was kicked off on Monday to search for the intelligent life in the universe with Milner outlining the “Breakthrough Listen” program’s aim ...

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Nobel laureate, DNA fame Venki made president of prestigious UK Royal Society

Indian-origin Chemistry Nobel laureate Venkatraman Ramakrishnan (Venki) has been bestowed the highest honour in the UK making him join the ranks of eminent British scientists such as Newton and Rhterford. Venki will succeed Paul Nurse as the Royal Society president from December this year and head the world’s top most science outfit. He was chosen by about 1,200 Royal Society ...

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Commonwealth Science Conference Will Begin Today in Bengaluru

The Garden city is all set to hold the Commonwealth Science Conference from Tuesday evening, which is being held in India for the first time. While President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the conference in Bengaluru today, Duke of York Prince Andrew will be the special guest at the inaugural session of the four-day conference at the country’s premiere Indian Institute ...

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