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AI, Philosophy And Religion: What Machine Learning Can Tell Us About The Bhagavad Gita

AI, Philosophy And Religion: What Machine Learning Can Tell Us About The Bhagavad Gita

The Conversation | Thursday May 12, 2022, Sydney

What can AI tell us about philosophy and religion, for example? As a starting point for such an exploration, we used deep learning AI methods to analyse English translations of the Bhagavad Gita, an ancient Hindu text written originally in Sanskrit.

Standard Model Of Particle Physics May Be Broken. Implications Explained

Standard Model Of Particle Physics May Be Broken. Implications Explained

The Conversation | Saturday May 07, 2022, Lancaster, UK

Recently, a series of precise measurements of already known, bog-standard particles and processes have threatened to shake up physics.

2 Indian Student Groups Win NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge

2 Indian Student Groups Win NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 04, 2022, Washington

Two Indian student groups from Punjab and Tamil Nadu have won the NASA 2022 Human Exploration Rover Challenge, a media release said.

Massive Solar Flare Today May Impact Satellite Communications: Indian Space Scientists

Massive Solar Flare Today May Impact Satellite Communications: Indian Space Scientists

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 20, 2022, New Delhi

The sun unleashed a massive solar flare today, which has the potential to impact satellite communications and global positioning systems, the Centre of Excellence in Space Sciences India (CESSI) said.

Earth 2.0 Beyond Our Solar System? China Plans To Find It

Earth 2.0 Beyond Our Solar System? China Plans To Find It

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Wednesday April 13, 2022

China is now trying to look for a planet with Earth-like conditions. Beijing is trying to find an alternative home planet for humans that can exhibit conditions that are conducive to life.

The "Mystery" Particle Finding That Contradicts Understanding Of Universe

The "Mystery" Particle Finding That Contradicts Understanding Of Universe

Agence France-Presse | Friday April 08, 2022, Paris

After a decade of meticulous measurements, scientists announced Thursday that a fundamental particle -- the W boson -- has a significantly greater mass than theorised, shaking the foundations of our understanding of how the universe works.

Risk Of Serious Clots Up To 6 Months After Covid, Even In Mild Cases: Study

Risk Of Serious Clots Up To 6 Months After Covid, Even In Mild Cases: Study

Press Trust of India | Thursday April 07, 2022, London

People infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, have an increased risk of developing serious blood clots for up to six months after the infection, even in mild cases, according to a study published in The BMJ.

Symptoms Of New Covid Variant XE: What We Know So Far

Symptoms Of New Covid Variant XE: What We Know So Far

NDTV News Desk | Wednesday April 06, 2022, New Delhi

India's first case of the coronavirus variant XE has been reported in Mumbai. The XE variant was first found in the UK and is a mutation of two Omicron strains BA.1 and BA.2.

Covid Variant XE: What WHO And Health Experts Say About New Mutation

Covid Variant XE: What WHO And Health Experts Say About New Mutation

NDTV News Desk | Wednesday April 06, 2022, Mumbai

Mumbai today reported India's first case of the new coronavirus variant XE. The strain, which is more transmissible than Omicron, has recast the spotlight on the ongoing risk of the virus.

Towering Ice Volcanoes Identified On Surprisingly Vibrant Pluto

Towering Ice Volcanoes Identified On Surprisingly Vibrant Pluto

Reuters | Tuesday March 29, 2022, WASHINGTON

A batch of dome-shaped ice volcanoes that look unlike anything else known in our solar system and may still be active have been identified on Pluto using data from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft

Can New Covid Variant Deltacron Replace Omicron? What Scientists Say

Can New Covid Variant Deltacron Replace Omicron? What Scientists Say

The Conversation | Tuesday March 22, 2022, Dublin

In many countries, as restrictions lift and freedoms are restored, theres a general feeling that the pandemic is over. There is, however, still the significant concern that a dangerous new variant could emerge.

Even Mild Covid Infection Can Cause Brain Shrinkage: Oxford-Led Study

Even Mild Covid Infection Can Cause Brain Shrinkage: Oxford-Led Study

Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 08, 2022, London

Even mild infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can lead to shrinkage in brain areas related to smell, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Oxford.

Causal Link Found Between Blood Group And Severe COVID-19: Study

Causal Link Found Between Blood Group And Severe COVID-19: Study

Press Trust of India | Friday March 04, 2022, London

Blood groups may play an instrumental role in whether people develop severe forms of COVID-19, according to a study that could pave the way for potential new targets to treat and prevent hospitalisation from the disease.

Russia-Ukraine War: What Are Thermobaric Weapons? And Why Should They Be Banned

Russia-Ukraine War: What Are Thermobaric Weapons? And Why Should They Be Banned

The Conversation | Thursday March 03, 2022

Russian forces in Ukraine may have used thermobaric weapons and cluster bombs, according to reports from the Ukraine government and human rights groups.

Covid Vaccine-Induced Antibodies Don't Protect Against Omicron, Booster Critical: Study

Covid Vaccine-Induced Antibodies Don't Protect Against Omicron, Booster Critical: Study

Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 02, 2022, Washington

Antibodies produced by two-doses of mRNA vaccines against the original and early variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus wane substantially over time, and offer essentially no protection against Omicron, according to a study.