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EU lawmakers vote for a clock shift in 2021

The European lawmakers voted to scrap the practice of moving the clocks forward by an hour in spring and backward by an hour in autumn from 2021. The shifting is done t observe day light saving. IT was first introduced in World war I and it is still practiced by many countries including USA. EU ..

The Space Applications Centre (SAC) develops an indigenous atomic clock for navigation satellites

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has developed an indigenous atomic clock that will be used in navigation satellites to measure precise location data. It is being developed by the Ahmedabad-based Space Applications Centre (SAC). This clock is currently undergoing a series of qualification tests. Once it successfully clears all tests, the desi atomic clock ..

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017 awarded jointly to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017 has awarded jointly to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young for their discoveries on how plants, animals and humans adapt their biological rhythm so that it is synchronised with the Earth’s revolutions. For many years, we have known that living organisms, including humans, have ..