TIFR Current Affairs - 2019

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Ajit Kumar Mohanty Appointed Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

The Ministry of Personnel has notified the appointment of Ajit Kumar Mohanty as Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre for the period of three years. Currently, he is the Director, Physics Group in BARC and Director, Saha Institute Institute of Nuclear Physics. Bhabha Atomic Research Centre The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) is India’s premier nuclear research facility headquartered Read More…

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NITI Aayog, Intel and TIFR collaborate to set up Model International Center for Transformative AI

NITI Aayog, Intel, and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) are collaborating to set up Model International Center for Transformative Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI) in Bengaluru, capital of Karnataka. This collaboration is part of NITI Aayog’s ‘National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence’ Discussion Paper that focuses on establishing ICTAI in the country through private sector collaboration. The Read More…

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GRAPES-3 Telescope upgraded to detect solar storms

The GRAPES-3 experiment at TIFR’s (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research) Cosmic Ray Laboratory in Ootacamund in Tamil Nadu is getting upgraded to detect solar storms. GRAPES-3 (Gamma Ray Astronomy PeV EnergieS phase-3) experiment had detected the effect of a solar storm that hit the earth in June 2015. Key Facts GRAPES-3 has an important role Read More…

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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…

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