Monthly Archives: November 2017

Physicists design $100 handheld muon detector

Pocket-sized device detects charged particles in surrounding air BY JENNIFER CHU, MIT NEWS  CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — At any given moment, the Earth’s atmosphere is showered with high-energy cosmic rays that have been blasted from supernovae and other astrophysical phenomena far beyond the Solar System. When cosmic

IIMB launches Doctoral Programme in Entrepreneurship

Leveraging its strong Fellow Programme & its expertise in incubating and mentoring start-ups through NSRCEL, the premier management school announces admissions to the programme for 2018 Bengaluru: Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) is all set to launch a Doctoral Programme in Entrepreneurship, leveraging its expertise

How to float your coffee creamer

Study explains how droplets can “levitate” on liquid surfaces BY JENNIFER, CHU, MIT NEWS  CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A drop or two of cold cream in hot coffee can go a long way toward improving one’s morning. But what if the two liquids didn’t mix? MIT

Somali Accelerator graduates another cohort of startups and gives $30,000 in investment at the Demo Day in Hargeisa

>>This year’s accelerator saw over 400 applications received, building on the traction of last year’s programme  Innovate Ventures (, the leading Somali tech and business startup accelerator launched in partnership with VC4A (, Telesom ( and the Work in Progress! Alliance, had their second cohort

Konnect Africa Brings Wi-Fi to Rural African Communities

>>Company unveils SmartWIFI service offering at AfricaCom 2017  Konnect Africa (, the Eutelsat-owned satellite broadband service provider, has unveiled SmartWIFI, a new hotspot service, as part of its ongoing commitment to bring digital opportunities to Africans. This new service leverages Konnect Africa’s powerful, reliable satellite