Researchers at IIT Bombay discover the role of environmental resources, genes and mating in species in the development of new species in the same area, challenging the traditional view that new species can develop only in distinct geographies.

Stars

Bengaluru
15 Oct 2018

Researchers from RRI, Bengaluru and their collaborators at Leiden University, Netherlands, and the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, delved into the lives of nuclear stars, and how gravity influences their orbits. They have identified instabilities, driven by the gravitational interactions between the stars themselves and the central black hole, this can drive a disc full of stars on nearly circular orbits into a state where the disc has more elongated orbits.

Bengaluru
14 Jun 2018

Scientists from the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA), Bangalore, University of Notre Dame, USA and Universidad de La Laguna, Spain attempt to trace out how elements form by analysing the spectra of ancient stars.