liquid mirror telescope

Country's first liquid mirror telescope comes up in Uttarakhand

The first liquid mirror telescope in the country and the largest in Asia - commissioned atop Devasthal, a hill in Uttarakhand - will now keep a watch on the overhead sky to identify transient or variable objects such as supernovae, gravitational lenses, space debris, and asteroids. Jun 2, 2022
Flash floods expected in Uttarakhand on Friday

Flash floods expected in Uttarakhand today, warns Central Water Commission

With heavy rain forecast in Uttarakhand, the Central Water Commission (CWC) has warned of rise in water levels in rivers of the hill state with some areas likely to witness flash floods even as several stations in eastern Uttar Pradesh and Bihar continued to above danger levels on Thursday. Aug 20, 2021