Now, THAT is a topic tag! If you read me, that is, if you read my blog and muse upon the words that echo my thoughts, you would know how passionate I am about writing. People schedule things that they want to learn and want to do, but I have an intrinsic clock inside me … Continue reading Why science writing? & Published! #1
You would feel like it has been one hour. This is due to time dilation. In a planet where there is more gravitational potential, the faster time passes (as explained by Einstein’s general relativity problem). Thus, in that particular planet, if one hour is equal to 7 earth years, a clock on let's say planet … Continue reading If we stayed for one hour on a planet where one hour equals to 7 years on earth, will we feel like it had been one hour or 7 years?
There would be no space if gravity didn’t exist. The earth would probably break into chunks and disintegrate. There would be no earth! Gravity is what keeps everything in its proper place, from the earth, the planets, asteroids, a comet passing by to every little thing in the Universe. If there is no gravity to … Continue reading How would space look like if gravity never existed?
In a 100-acre forest land in the Javedi hills of the Vellore district of Tamil Nadu, stretches out the Vainu Bappu Observatory, a beautiful place to behold.I spent the day roaming about the beautiful stretch of land, climbing trees and enjoying a brisk walk through the forests. The Vainu Bappu Telescope' here was the largest … Continue reading A magical day at the Vainu Bappu Observatory
Evening comes and with it brings the promise of beauty undaunted. Striking bold hues adorn the sky when the sun goes for a dip in the sea. No one is born as beautiful as she, draped in her iridescent brick-red soft flowing saree. When you stand mesmerized, gazing at the coruscating kaleidoscope of colors, you … Continue reading The jazzy bright horizon
Gazing at the stars above, do you know that you are actually looking at their past? Light from the sun takes about 8 minutes and 20 seconds to reach the earth. So, when you are looking at the sun, the sunspots that you see, the eruptions and the wild mechanics of the solar wind are … Continue reading Stars, the storytellers #1
Winter is almost over and the stars are really faint in my part of the sky. But the winter hexagon is a beautiful sight, and knowing stuff makes me giddy, so here is this tidbit of knowledge. 😛 The winter hexagon is an asterism(simply means a pattern of stars in the sky) in the form … Continue reading The winter hexagon