It is high time the government realises that all good researchers should be treated equal, that they don’t deserve to become embedded in a rather illogical hierarchical setup.
The criticism Kosambi faced over his papers on the Riemann hypothesis could have coloured his view of science’s practice and his impression of how much class politics might have been to blame.
At the awards, organised by the Mumbai Press Club, the investigative feature by Nithyanand Rao and Virat Markandeya won in the ‘Science & Innovation’ category.
Developed by BARC and notified in 1992, TAG 24 has been held in high stead by many administrators – but official records of its prowess paint another picture.
Particle physicist D. Indumathi talks about how she became a scientist, the challenges Indian scientists face and much more.
“India’s abiding interest in nuclear energy grew out of a deep conviction that the power of atoms can be harnessed to help the country achieve human and societal development.”