In early April this year, newspapers and online websites were agog with the news that astronomers had obtained the first image of a black hole known to reside in a distant galaxy called M87. Why did this image cause such a stir?

How do we know the distance of the sun from the earth? Or that of the nearest galaxy to our own? This article introduces four methods that astronomers use to measure distances in space.

Life develops and evolves through several complex cellular interactions. These interactions are supported by a matrix in the cellular microenvironment. How is this matrix put together? How do cells bind and respond to it? Does it influence cell function in disease?

What is the Higgs boson? Why is the world of science so excited by its discovery? What are its properties? What impact has this discovery had on theoretical physics?

This is a Boomerang Paper Plane - yes it comes back to you.

Ater making this you can make a real paper based boomerang too.

This interactive lesson plan will help learners understand Newton's laws of motion. Teachers can derive their own lesson plan ideas also from this.

Can there be anything common between the change in pitch of the sound of a motor bike as it zips past us and the light emitted by distant stars as they move away from us? Yes! They are subjected to the Doppler effect.

We are told that we live in a universe filled with a mysterious entity called dark energy. In this article we try to explain what scientists mean by dark energy, and how we infer it exists.

This interactive lesson plan helps the learner understand motion and various concepts associated with it.

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This interactive lesson plan helps the learner understand Motion in a Plane with simulations and inbuilt assessment. Teachers can use it in various ways to discuss the concept of motion among their students.


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