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Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019
Snehal Fernandes

Snehal Fernandes


Snehal Fernandes is senior assistant editor at Hindustan Times, Mumbai. She writes on science and technology, environment, sustainable development, climate change, and nuclear energy. In 2012, she was awarded ‘The Press Club Award for Excellence in Journalism’ (Political category) for reports on Goa mining scam. Prior to HT, she wrote on education and transport at the Indian Express.

articles by Snehal Fernandes (195 results)
Aug 20, 2019 00:17
The observation was made during experiments conducted at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research-Balloon Facility (TIFR-BF), Hyderabad, between July 3 and August 1. read more
Jul 26, 2019 01:20
Multiple tremors have been rocking the district since November 2018. read more
Jul 22, 2019 01:14
In May, CO2 levels in the Earth’s atmosphere crossed 415ppm (parts per million) for the first time in recorded history. read more
Jul 18, 2019 15:43
Human exposure to EDCs takes place via ingestion of food, dust and water, inhalation of gases and particles in the air, and through the skin. read more
Jul 10, 2019 00:08
The black gold, the scientists said, could possibly be used to reduce the CO2 concentration, formed by industrial and vehicular emissions, in our atmosphere that leads to global warming. read more
Jun 30, 2019 01:46
The study assumes significance, said researchers, as operating a music player while driving is not “perceived as risky” unlike a mobile phone conversation. read more
Jun 10, 2019 00:25
Findings to help protect satellites based in earth’s outer environment read more
Jun 02, 2019 00:50
Only 29% of south Mumbai fires get help in time: IIT-B study read more
May 26, 2019 00:34
The natural cooling technique kept temperatures inside the building 8-12 degrees Celsius lower than the 46 to 48 degrees Celsius that the region experiences between March and June read more
May 15, 2019 01:19
A study by the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research will help pave the way for novel therapeutic strategies read more
May 07, 2019 00:30
Previous studies had suggested that reionisation occurred much earlier, within one billion years of the Big Bang, the accepted theoretical birth of our universe 13.8 billion years ago. read more
Apr 16, 2019 08:10
A high probability of all three species existing together was estimated in over 22,896 sq km or 25% of the study site that supports human densities ranging from 59.32 to 1,169.26 persons per square kilometre. read more
Apr 04, 2019 12:26
Scientists supporting the appeal said the country’s youth should see science as a means of democratic empowerment through sceptical, open-minded questioning, and politics that divides, creates fears, and marginalises should not be endorsed. read more
Mar 25, 2019 06:45
A meteorite crash occurs when a meteoroid rock – it is formed when asteroids break or collide – survives its travel through the Earth’s atmosphere and lands on the Earth’s surface. read more
Mar 20, 2019 04:08
At present, India is five-and-half hours ahead of the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), and among few nations with a fractional shift — in minutes — from GMT. Most countries add or subtract hours from GMT to create their standard time zones. read more