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Indian scientists discover long sought tiny explosions on the Sun

A group of scientists working at the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA), Pune have recently discovered tiny flashes of radio light from all over the Sun. They have identified the smoking guns for these small magnetic explosions and hence the first ever evidence for their existence in explaining the long pending coronal heating problem. June 2020

GMRT discovers a gigantic ring of hydrogen gas around a distant galaxy

A team of astronomers at the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA), Pune have discovered a mysterious ring of hydrogen gas around a distant galaxy, using the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT). The ring is much bigger than the galaxy it surrounds, and has diameter about 4 times that of our Milky Way. - January 2020

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