“Oscars of science” awarded to Event Horizon Telescope Team
The Event Horizon Telescope Team consisting of 347 scientists who produced the world’s first image of a black hole were felicitated with breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics.
The prize is known as the “Oscars of science”, with prize money $3 million. The team had published the image of black hole circled by a flame-orange halo of white-hot plasma on the Messier 87 (M87) galaxy on April 10, 2019.
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Shri Prabhakar Singh, Director General, Central Public Works Department has been chosen for the ‘Eminent Engineer Award for the Year 2019’ by the Institution of Engineers (India) for his distinguished and exemplary service in the field of Engineering and Technology.
This Elite and Prestigious Award shall be conferred to him on the ‘Engineers Day’ on September 15, 2019, in New Delhi. continue reading…
Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister distributed the Poshan Abhiyaan Awards for 2018-19 in different categories in New Delhi.
The awards were given to the States, Districts, Blocks and Anganwadi Workers. These awards for their contributions in scaling up the Abhiyaan and ensuring that it reaches every household in the country. continue reading…
Barcelona’s Lionel Messi has been awarded UEFA’s Goal of the Season award 2018-19 for his free-kick against Liverpool in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final at Camp Nou.
Cristiano Ronaldo was runners-up in the UEFA award for the goal, he scored for Juventus against his former club Manchester United. continue reading…