Massachusetts Institute of Technology Current Affairs - 2020

THE World University Ranking 2021: No Indian University in top 300

On September 2, 2020, the Times Higher Education announced the results of World University Rankings, 2021. Highlights: India In the 2021 ranking, India has recorded its highest ever number of universities to qualify Times Higher Education World University Ranking 2021. However, none of Indian Universities could make it to top 300. Around 63 universities from Read More…

IIT-Bombay best-ranked Indian institute in QS World Rankings

The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-Bombay), has emerged as best-ranked Indian institute globally at 152nd position in QS World University Rankings’ 2020. IIT-Bombay has been securing top position among all Indian institutes for past three years and in 2020 edition it has improved its rank by 10 moving up places from 2018 ranking. Key Read More…

I. M. Pei, a pillar of modern architecture, dies at 102 in US

Ieoh Ming Pei, the globe-trotting, versatile, preeminent Chinese-US architect who created a distinct brand of modern building design with his sharp lines and exquisite structures, has died at age of 102 years. Background I.M. Pei was born on 26 April 1917, in Canton, China and in 1935 he came to United States with plans to Read More…

Scientists build and flow first-ever silent airplane with no moving propellers or jet turbines

Scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), US have built and flown first-ever silent airplane with no moving propellers or jet turbines. At present, every aircraft have moving parts such as propellers, turbine blades and fans, which are powered by the combustion of fossil fuels or by battery packs that produce a persistent, whining buzz. Read More…