New study uses ideas from string theory and quantum field theory to simplify calculations of transcendental numbers, like pi and Euler’s Zeta function.

Editors' picks

Bengaluru
31 Dec 2021

In 2021, the pandemic continued in new avatars, throwing different challenges at us. Undaunted, researchers dived into the far realms of science, and we at Research Matters strived to bring those fascinating finds to the fore.

Bengaluru
29 Dec 2020

The new year is almost here, and looking back at 2020, the editorial team at Research Matters has put together some of the most compelling stories published during its course. From mental health to nutrition to climate change and new species discovery, we have covered most of India’s best scientific work this year. Curated in no particular order, here are some stories that our team believes deserves another read. Dive in.

Bengaluru
30 Dec 2019

While looking forward to 2020, the editorial team at Research Matters looks back on some of the interesting stories that we published during 2019. There were many interesting ones ranging from the first photograph of a black hole to air pollution in Delhi to using vibrations for painless injections. Here is a list to highlight India's year in science during 2019. This is in no way ranked and the order is just incidental.

Bengaluru
27 Dec 2017

While the readers picked their choice of stories published on the website for 2017, here are the editors’ pick. Hope you enjoy them!

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