SailGP: Five sailors in a catamaran

New Delhi, Sept. 13 -- Though it is a busy stretch of water near the harbour of Southampton, UK, the vast expanse of the Solent strait is ideal for sailing. One can imagine people perched on their sai... Read More

Indoor air pollution: the invisible adversary

New Delhi, Sept. 6 -- Activist organization Centre for Science and Environment's (CSE's) air pollution analysis, released in August, holds bittersweet news for Delhi. It says the three-year average le... Read More

Want to ride a holographic elephant?

New Delhi, Aug. 30 -- Germany's Circus Roncalli has a rich history. It has been one of the most prominent names on the European circus circuit since its inception in 1976. This June, however, it creat... Read More

The robots in our future

New Delhi, Aug. 24 -- One of the central figures in American writer Isaac Asimov's I, Robot (1950) was a robot called Robbie-a metallic nursemaid with a positronic brain, which imparted to it a consci... Read More

What The Great Hack tells us about data privacy

New Delhi, Aug. 16 -- The first step for every smartphone user installing a new app is permissions. Why does a photo-editing app need access to your contacts or why does a video streaming service need... Read More

India's Chandrayaan-2 is phenomenally exciting: Lewis Dartnell

New Delhi, Aug. 16 -- Over the past 20 years, Earth Overshoot Day-which marks the date by which human population exhausts nature's budget for every year-has moved up three months to 29 July, the earli... Read More

'Dream of ages comes true'

New Delhi, July 20 -- PS. Krishnaswamy wasn't particularly happy with what AIR Madras did just minutes before the Apollo 11 mission was supposed to take off. In a letter to the editor published on 21 ... Read More

The best camera is in your pocket

New Delhi, July 14 -- According to the CMR Mobile Industry Consumer Insight Survey released in March, Indian smartphone customers not only look for overall product quality but at after-sales service r... Read More

Deepfakes: it's all in the blink of an eye

New Delhi, July 6 -- Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, Mark Zuckerberg, Morgan Freeman, Kim Kardashian and Mamata Banerjee. These are just some of the famous names whose faces have been morphed successful... Read More

70 years of '1984': Digital dystopia in the world of video games

New Delhi, June 28 -- While Fallout 3 and Mirror's Edge-two popular gaming titles-were released within a month of each other in 2008, both followed different concepts that are now hallmarks in the rep... Read More