This week, Donna Strickland became the first woman to win a Physics Nobel in 55 years. Closer home, last week Aditi Sen De became the first woman to win a Physics Bhatnagar ever. Two of the nine scientists who won a Nobel Prize this week are women. While the winners are being rightly celebrated for […]
October 12th 2018
Mission Director Dr. V.R. Lalithambika doesn’t make much of the fanfare surrounding the mission to launch humans to space by 2022. I got the rare chance to sit down with her, accompanied by ISRO’s head of public relations.
September 4th 2018
A high energy physicist in Bhubaneswar talks about the potentials of string theory and being a researcher in a state university
March 4th 2018
Launching our crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for our upcoming books
January 29th 2018
An electrical engineer-turned cognitive neuroscientist talks about how the brain ‘sees’ and ‘finds’.
January 27th 2018
A young mathematician speaks her mind about her love affair with numbers, blogging and sexism in academia.
January 18th 2018
A mechanical engineer doing research in IIT Guwahati talks piezoelectricity and busts some myths about mechanical engineering
January 11th 2018
A conversation with a condensed matter physicist about surface science and making change in Indian science
January 5th 2018
Dr. Yamuna Krishnan won the Infosys Prize in the Physical Sciences category. She is the only woman to win in this category since the awards were set up nine years ago.
December 30th 2017
A cancer biologist in Guwahati tries to develop a non-invasive way to diagnose head and neck cancer patients in Assam
November 29th 2017