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Kalpit Veerwal

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Kalpit Veerwal is a second year Computer Science undergraduate at IIT Bombay. He is well known for being the only person to score 360/360 in JEE (Main). He is registered in the Limca Book of Records for the same. A blogger in his free time, he has also secured top ranks in various exams held in India and the world.
Speed of light measurement device

Scientists develop techniques to manipulate speed of light

A group of researchers at the University of Central Florida have developed a technique to be able to control the velocity of light. Through...
CT scan brain skull

Researchers demonstrate tampering of medical scans by hackers

Researchers from the Ben-Gurion University and Soroka University Medical Center, Israel have developed a proof-of-concept malware that can use machine learning techniques which are known...
Sperm whales off Mauritius coast

Discovery of four legged whale ancestors is an evolutionary missing link

A research published in the Current Biology, reveals the discovery of a new species of ancestral whale that walked the land and sea in...
Artist concept of black hole pulling a blue star

Scientists find evidence to refute Hawking’s black hole theory

A team of scientists led by the Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (IPMU), Japan has carried out rigorous experiments...
Representation of dna body strand

Researchers find evidence of DNA and RNA even before life on Earth

Scientists have found a piece of strong evidence that both DNA and RNA might have been formed from the same precursor molecules even before...
Curiosity on Surface of Mars

Scientists report release of methane on the surface of Mars

In 2013, NASA's Curiosity reported about the detection of methane on Mars. This was a significant finding, as methane was detected at various sites...
Northrop Grumman flying wing aircraft concept

MIT and NASA engineers share new airplane wing concept

Engineers of MIT and NASA have shared a design of an airplane wing of a new kind, which is made of hundreds of tiny...
Depiction of black hole in space by artist

Astronomers to release pictures of a black hole for the first time

Black holes have always been a trending and mysterious topic of discussion since we were never able to collect their data and images. Being...
Decline of amphibians is harming biodiversity

Deadly pathogen responsible for massive decline in amphibians

For several years, biologists at various sites around the world reported many species of frogs had disappeared. It was reported in Costa Rica in...
Origin of dinosaur killing meteor

Scientists link Chicxulub impact with the dinosaur-killing meteor

In a study published today, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences offered a scientific take on ‘The Chicxulub Impact’, the most catastrophic event believed to...