Physics Current Affairs - 2019

Category Wise PDF Compilations available at This Link

Renowned academic Professor Yash Pal passes away

Globally renowned physicist, academic and higher education reformer Professor Yash Pal passed away in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. He was 90. He was known for his contributions to the study of cosmic rays, as well as for being an institution-builder. He was also one of the leading science communicators in India. About Yash Pal Yash Pal Read More…

Month:  Categories: Persons in News

Tags:

TIFR Researchers discovery challenges theory of superconductivity

Researchers’ team from Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) have discovered that bismuth semi-metal in bulk form becomes a superconductor. The team was lead by Dr. S. Ramakrishnan of the Department of Condensed Matter Physics and Material Sciences at TIFR, Mumbai.  What researchers have discovered? They have discovered that when temperature of bismuth semi-metal in Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

Tags:

British trio David Thouless, F Duncan M Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz win 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics

British trio of physicists David Thouless, F Duncan M Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz have won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics. They will share the 8 million Swedish kronor prize. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has selected them for their individual researches on theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter. Read More…

Month:  Categories: Awards & HonoursInternationalPersons in NewsScience & Technology

Tags:

Scientists discover new property of light based on Angular Momentum

Scientists from Trinity College Dublin’s School of Physics and CRANN Institute have discovered a new property of light based on Angular Momentum. The scientific breakthrough discovery has potential to alter the basic understanding of fundamental nature of light. Key facts The discovery was made by passing light through crystals. During it passage, unexpected new property Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

Tags:

Winners of 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics

Takaaki Kajita (Japan) and Arthur B. McDonald (Canada) have jointly won the prestigious 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has selected them for their key contributions to experiments showing that neutrinos change identities. They individually have discovered neutrino oscillations and shown that neutrinos have mass. Arthur McDonald Mr. McDonald is Read More…

Month:  Categories: Awards & Honours

Tags:

CERN’s LHC discovers new class of particles called Pentaquarks

Scientists at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) have discovered a new class of exotic subatomic particles called the Pentaquarks. The discovery was made by the scientist’s after watching the decaying of a subatomic type particle known as the Lambda B baryon. Facts about Pentaquark Pentaquark was first predicted to exist in the 1960s and its Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

Tags:

Monthly Current Affairs Compilations are also available in GKToday's Academy App for Android Mobiles. Download Now