» 07/05/2012, 00.00
The "God particle" is (also) Indian
It was Satyendra Nath Bose, Calcutta physicist, who in the '20s theorized the existence of indistinguishable elementary particles, called "bosons" in his honor. Yesterday, CERN in Geneva confirmed the observation of the Higgs boson, which gives particles mass. Over 100 Indian scientists have participated in the experiment.
Remains of Muslims found near Lunawada in Gujarat
For the local population and human rights groups, the remains belong to people killed in the March 2002 anti-Muslim riots. According to some residents, there should be 26 bodies; police had acknowledged eight dead declaring the rest "missing". An investigation is currently underway.
Do not seek in science all the answers to man's problems, says Pope
Benedict XVI says there is no "necessary conflict" between science and faith, but technology and scientific progress cannot answer questions about the meaning of life and death. Scientists should not use their knowledge against human life.
Water from the cross of Irla. Indian atheist accuses Church of "manufacturing" miracles for money
Since March 5 drops of water trickle from the foot of the crucifix, close to Our Lady of Velankanni (Mumbai). A Hindu woman discovered the alleged miracle. President of the Indian Rationalist Association accuses the Church of exploiting the sacred images and the pope of being anti-science. Auxiliary Bishop of Mumbai: "Statements fruit of his own ignorance. He must apologize. "
Bangalore to build Asia’s first Science Gallery
Third in the world after the galleries in Dublin and London. The hotel will open in 2018. The institution will host, five temporary collections in five different themes each year, which then move to the other galleries. The goal is to combine art and science to offer a new cultural outlook to young people between 15 and 25.
World Day of the Sick and Indian Church motivation to “do more”
The president of the Episcopal Health Commission told AsiaNews that the Church does much but can still do more especially for marginalized communities. Celebrations at the “Lourdes of the East” and national seminars on medical challenges and ethical values will be held.
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