2018 Nobel Prize in Physics goes to the tools of light !!

The American physicist Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou from France, and Donna Strickland in Canada will share the 9M Swedish kronor (£770,000) prize announced by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm on Tuesday. Strickland is the first female physics laureate for 55 years. —————————————————————————– The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award …

Surface ice at Moon’s poles

Water is the preliminary and fundamental requirement needed for everyday life. It is very unique molecule due to some important chemical properties, it has high surface tension and high value of specific heat capacity and more importantly, it is the only substance found on earth in its all three states, gas, liquid and solid.  Our …

Kathmandu humanitarian Mini Maker Faire (KMMF)

Nepal Communitere, with Rural Development Initiative, is organizing the second installment of Kathmandu humanitarian Mini Maker Faire (KMMF) on September 22-23, 2018. The Kathmandu Humanitarian Mini Maker Faire is a unique gathering of global innovators who are solving some of the greatest social challenges facing by our communities. It’s a festival of invention, creativity and …

Scientific analysis of Rudraksha seed !

Rudraksha is considered as a very sacred object in the Hindu Religion whose botanical or scientific name is Elaeocarpus Ganitrus Roxb. Presently, 38 varieties of Rudraksha is recognized and cultivated in Nepal, Indonesia, Sri-Lanka, India and some other countries of south–east Asia. According to the Hindu Mythology, ‘Rudra’ is other name of Lord Shiva and ‘Aksha’ …

“The World As I See It” an essay by Albert Einstein

“How strange is the lot of us mortals! Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he sometimes thinks he senses it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people — first of all for those upon whose smiles and …

Organic Molecules found in interstellar space !

Since historic times, we have wondered where we came from and where life originated. As it became apparent that the Earth was just one planet orbiting the Sun, that the Sun was just one star among ∼1011 in our galaxy, and that the Galaxy itself was only one such object among ∼1011 similar systems populating the Universe out to …

S-S Bond in Proteins

Disulfide bond also known as S-S bond, or sometimes disulfide bridge. It is a covalent bond derived from two thiol groups. More importantly, these bonds observed to play an important role in protein stability and aggregation of large biomolecules. SS bonds are formed by a thiol/disulfide exchange reaction, and three important factors are required in …

Opportunity in NASO

Vacancy Position Title: State Representative of NASO     Position Type: Part-time No of Positions Available: Five (5) Qualification: B.Sc. Physics or M.Sc. Physics (Preferred) Responsibilities: Coordinate our activities in the respective states Help fund raising in the region to support our regional activities Visit different schools/colleges and community centers for our activities Conduct state level activities with the …

Some Useful tips !

Personal Statement Guidelines Personal statement is simply a collection of your strengths which try to show about your achievements and share your career aspirations. There is no hard and fast rule but principally, your personal statement should be a small and concise,your professionalism, and what you have to offer in terms of academic experience and ambition   …

Some medications and its effect on Human Kidney (Renal System)

Several research findings reveals that some medications are harmful for Kidney function and responsible for Kidney stone formation.   “Medications that can damage the kidneys are known as “nephrotoxic medications.” As we know whenever we go to the hospital having health issues, our treatment generally starts with antibiotic prescriptions. The problem arises when some of …