Volkswagen – Freigeist Fellowships

Funded by Volkswagen Foundation   In brief Freigeist Fellowships support outstanding (junior) researchers who would like to conduct exceptional, high-risk research between established fields of research. They will assume the leadership of their own junior research group and receive the very broadest academic freedom for a clear time frame. The program consists of two funding …

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Modi’s cloud cover theory proved India’s scientific minds are under “clouds” of danger

The prime minister, a few days back, suggested that radars don’t detect anything under cloud cover. Is India’s scientific mind being clouded by such raw “vision”? A fear that has been raised previously too, after he seemed to propagate mythological facts as scientific knowledge. Air Marshal A K Ahluwalia (retd.) categorically said Modi’s assertion that the …

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