Category Archives: Cosmology

Modern Day Physics and the Vedic Hymn of Creation

  I ran into Andrei Linde a couple of weeks ago at the Breakthrough Awards* Symposium at Berkeley and engaged with him in a fascinating debate at dinner afterwards. Andrei Linde is a world renowned Theoretical Physicist and Professor of … Continue reading

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Ready for Prime Time?

Prime numbers never cease to enthrall and fill us with wonder. There is something about them, I don’t know what, but if you catch the bug you will never stop being amazed. (Prime numbers are those that have no factors … Continue reading

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Six Cherished New Year’s Wishes

I’ve been thinking Math this last week. We had the Math Lover’s Forum at our house – a gathering of Math enthusiasts in an intimate setting discussing a problem of deep interest. One of the attendees, Sean Hennessee,  brought along … Continue reading

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“I Think We Found It”

On July 4 of this year an historic announcement was made to the world: “I think we have it!” The “it” was the elusive Higgs boson, something for which the physics community has been searching for decades to complete the … Continue reading

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The Higgs Boson – Have We Just Found the God Particle?

Satyendra Nath Bose (1894-1974) was a famous Indian Physicist and Mathematician known for his collaboration with Einstein in providing key insights into the foundational developments in Physics. These include the theory of Bose-Einstein condensates – the weird, degenerate properties of … Continue reading

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The Eight Billion Habitable Planets in our Galaxy

Growing up in India I remember it was hot in summer and, having no air-conditioning, we often slept on the roof of our house. I would spend endless hours staring at the brilliantly lit night sky and marvel at all … Continue reading

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